Medical Oncologist - Gastrointestinal Malignancies

The University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation are seeking a BC/BE medical oncologist with a focus on gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies. This position will be at the rank of Associate, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor, tenure or non-tenure track, depending on qualifications.  Candidates must have an MD degree or equivalent and evidence of a commitment to clinical teaching, clinical research and patient care experience in GI oncology.    Salary is based on experience and qualifications.

The Carver College of Medicine is part of a major research university and ranks  20th among public universities in NIH  research funding.  The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center that collaborates closely with the College and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  The hospital is one of the largest university-owned teaching hospitals in the United States and is adjacent to the Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  The Department of Internal Medicine is the major teaching and predominant research department in the Carver College of Medicine.  It has a distinguished teaching, research and clinical faculty, with over $29.8 million in annual federal research funding and over $7.9 million in annual VA research funding, and has a large number of distinguished clinicians who are national and international leaders in their respective subspecialty areas.

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a vibrant community located in the rolling hills of southeastern Iowa.  One of four UNESCO Cities of Literature, the Iowa City community offers outstanding schools, quality entertainment, literary, musical and cultural opportunities, outdoor recreation and Big Ten sporting events.  The US News and World Report cities infrastructure, health care and education lead Iowa to the # 1 Best States to live in ranking.

The search committee will accept nominations and applications until the positions are filled.  Nominations should include a brief statement of the attributes and qualities of the individual that make him or her suited for this position, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least four references.


To apply for this position, please visit, faculty requisition # 72772


Initial inquiries or nominations may be sent to:

Steven R. Lentz, M.D., Ph.D.

Division Director

Attn: Erin Thompson

Department of Internal Medicine

200 Hawkins Drive

The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242-1101



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.