Endocrinology Research Faculty - Assistant/ Associate Professor - (69571)
Feb 9, 2021
The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism of the Department of Medicine, at the University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville is seeking candidates for a full-time faculty research position with emphasis in diabetes to join a growing academic practice with a Fellowship Program and the resources of the Gator Nation. The Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Division offers a two-year, ACGME-accredited fellowship in the evaluation and management of the vast array of diseases encountered in the subspecialty of endocrinology. The applicant must have demonstrated excellence with seminal contributions and desire to continue diabetes research. Primary responsibility is research but also includes trainee instruction and patient care. Candidates must be BC/BE in Endocrinology. Candidates must have a successful career in academic research and have NIH funding lasting for at least two years in order to build a productive research program. Successful candidates will have strong clinical skills and interest in serving diverse patient population.
Job responsibilities include: 80% research to continue funded research and build a vibrant research enterprise. 20% providing comprehensive care for endocrine patients at UF Health Jacksonville and is associated hospital and clinics, instruction of fellows, residents and medical students and staff and completion of administrative duties.
Appointment will be at the tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate, based on qualifications.
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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Candidates must be BC/BE in Endocrinology. The applicant must have demonstrated excellence with seminal contributions and desire to continue diabetes research, academic research and have NIH funding. Successful candidates will have strong clinical skills and interest in serving a diverse patient population.
Candidates must be able to obtain a Florida Medical License
Review of applications will start on February 9, 2021 and applications will be accepted until the positions is filled. Please upload Cover Letter and CV with application.
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 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.