Assistant Professor of Clinical - Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-07
Req: R100041823
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Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Department/Division: Pediatrics/General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Job Description:

The Section of Adolescent Medicine within the Division of General Pediatrics is seeking a full-time assistant/associate professor on the clinical educator track to join an active program providing clinical care, research, education, and community outreach. Patients are seen at the 250-bed Holtz Children’s Hospital at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and the Batchelor Children’s Research Institute, as well as community sites within Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing inpatient consultations and outpatient clinical care for a diverse adolescent population in a large multidisciplinary health center;

  • Providing on-call duties shared with other members of the faculty;

  • Supervising and teaching fellows, residents, and medical students;

  • Performing basic, translational, and clinical research to develop publications and grant submissions;

  • Participating on committees and performing other academic faculty duties including community outreach, advocacy, and/or regional and national professional leadership.


Candidates must have an MD/DO, be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, and licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Florida. Bilingual (English/Spanish/Creole) preferred. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record and demonstrated clinical productivity in addition to research experience working on sponsored projects. Expertise working in a multidisciplinary setting for treating eating disorders (including obesity care), menstrual disorders, depression and anxiety, substance abuse, risk behaviors, chronic health issues, reproductive health, HIV prevention and/or treatment, sports medicine and/or transitional health care issues is preferable. The candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to work efficiently independently and as part of a diverse multidisciplinary team. Experience in teaching expected. Program administration experience preferred.

All pediatric faculty support the academic mission of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine through scholarly activity and by actively participating in education, training, and community outreach. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience. Compensation includes excellent fringe benefits. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply. In addition to applying, you may send curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Lawrence B. Friedman, M.D.

Professor and Chief, Section of Adolescent Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

P.O. Box 016820 (D-820)

Miami, FL  33101

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/7/2020
Application Due: 4/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time