Neurologist Sleep Medicine - Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (59586)Location:
Jacksonville, FL campusOpen Date:
Feb 26, 2020Description:
The Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, announces an opening for a full-time faculty position for Neurologists specializing in Sleep Medicine at the non-tenure accruing level of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor.
This position will report to the Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville.
The successful candidate will be a BC/BE Neurologist with sub-specialty training in Sleep. Opportunities exist to play an active role in expanding the sleep program. There will be shared responsibility with other faculty members for inpatient work and calls.
Opportunities are also available to engage in scholarly activity leading to academic promotion.
About the Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville is among the largest providers of neurologic care in North Florida and provides professional services to the Neuroscience Institute at UF Health Jacksonville. Our faculty are nationally renowned experts in their fields of expertise who deliver world-class subspecialty neurologic care.
Our department boasts of a Neurointensive Care Unit, a DNV Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center certified by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, An ALS Association Certified Center of Excellence, a Level 4 NAEC-Certified Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, and an AASM-Accredited Sleep Lab.
Our department is responsible for the neurology education of third- and fourth-year medical students from the University of Florida and other medical schools. We also offer an ACGME-accredited neurology residency program as well as a vascular neurology fellowship program.
We are also involved in cutting-edge research as well as participate in multiple pharmaceutical and biotechnology-related clinical trials.
Our department culture is congenial and collaborative, with a focus on inclusion and diversity, allowing our providers the opportunity to grow professionally while optimizing their work-life balance.
About the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville
The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. The college is affiliated with UF Health in Jacksonville, a health system comprised of two hospitals — the 603-bed UF Health Jacksonville and 92-bed UF Health North — and more than 60 primary and specialty care practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.
The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 440 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training program sand proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.
The college offers 38 accredited graduate medical education programs and 14 non-standard programs. More than 100 residents and fellows from programs across the U.S. come to UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville to participate in various clinical rotations as well.
In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville. Third-year medical students enrolled at UF spend about 25 percent of their training at the Jacksonville campus, gaining valuable experience in an urban setting. While third-year rotations are only offered to UF students, elective rotations in the final year of clinical training are available to students from accredited schools in the US and Canada.
For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected in their fields.
The college's faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known publications. In 2019, the campus received $23.1 million in external research funding, approximately 50% of which was federally sponsored projects.
The campus houses a 16,000-square-foot clinical and translational research facility. To support faculty and resident research, the college has a Center for Data Solutions, offering researchers analytics, epidemiology and biostatistics support, and a Center for Research Training, helping develop the next generation of highly collaborative clinical researchers.
About Jacksonville, Florida
Located in the Northeastern part of the state on the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville’s weather is sunny and pleasant. We enjoy an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, yet have the coolest summers in the state. Known as the River City, Jacksonville is a major port city with numerous waterways, two Naval bases, several nature preserves, marshes, lakes, wetlands and miles of beaches. Jacksonville has an excellent school system with ready access to destinations such as Orlando, Atlanta, and the Carolinas. Flowing through Jacksonville is the 310-mile St. Johns River, which plays a major role in our work and play.
To learn more about our college, our leadership and our campus, please visit us at https://med.jax.ufl.edu/about/.
MD or DO and BC/BE Neurologist with sub-specialty training in Sleep. Application Instructions:
The search committee will begin to review applications once an applicant pool is identified. Please include a cover letter and CV.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.