Neonatologists - Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (70039)

Jacksonville, FL
Feb 05, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Neonatologists - Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (70039)

Jacksonville, FL
Open Date:
Feb 4, 2021

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is inviting applicants for full-time Neonatologist positions in the Division of Neonatology as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor rank at a tenure/non-tenure accruing level based on qualifications.  Our clinical neonatology program staffs 5 area Level 1 through Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Units.  The Level 3 and Level 4 units admit 700 and 650 neonates per year, respectively.  All outborn neonates born in Florida within the Jacksonville catchment area with birth weights less than 1001 are transferred to the Level 3 of Level 4 NICU allowing for geographically robust clinical studies in the highest risk population.  We also receive neonates Southeastern Georgia and the Florida Panhandle.  We are an active participant in the Vermont-Oxford Network and in the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative.  Major responsibilities for this position are patient care and teaching but preference will be given to candidates with an established record of mentoring academic growth of junior faculty and in quality improvement and/or clinical outcomes research.

We are looking for individuals who have demonstrated a zest for teaching of pediatric residents and advanced practice providers, continued personal professional development, an affinity for continuous quality improvement and/or outcomes-based research, and skills in working as part of a large team.  Preference will be given to individuals who have a track record of mentoring junior faculty in their clinical development and academic endeavors and/or have experience with collaborative multicenter research or large data sets. 

This position will report to the Chief of the Division of Neonatology and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.  Following is a partial description of duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical critical care to neonates and newborns at the 5 hospitals staffed by our division of neonatology as assigned by the Chief, Division of Neonatology and/or designee.
  • Teach and supervise the care of pediatric residents and advanced practice providers.
  • Participate on committees to represent the Department of Pediatrics as required by Chief, Division of Neonatology and/or designee as required.
  • Participate in monthly department faculty meetings, administrative functions and institutional committees as requested.
  • Develop new and support ongoing divisional academic activities for the purpose of advancing the careers of junior faculty.

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.

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. Flowing through Jacksonville is the 310-mile St. Johns River, which plays a major role in our work and play.

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The successful candidate will have a MD/DO degree, be a board certified pediatrician and board eligible/board certified in neonatology. 

Application Instructions:

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on February 18, 2021. Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.

The 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 National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at   

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.  


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