Director of the Division of Internal Medicine, 12 Month Salaried (Clinical Sciences - Medicine)

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: Director of the Division of Internal Medicine, 12 Month Salaried (Clinical Sciences - Medicine)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 48489

Clinical Sciences – College of Medicine

The Florida State University College of Medicine is located in Tallahassee, the state capital of Florida. Tallahassee is a culturally diverse community with a mild climate, four seasons, and a stable economy. Tallahassee is home to several higher-learning institutions and provides a broad range of city and natural outdoor recreational opportunities. There is access to cultural amenities afforded by the presence of three institutions of higher learning. The region is in close proximity to the Apalachicola National Forest and boasts an abundance of springs, lakes, and rivers as well as pristine beaches and the nearby waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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The Florida State University College of Medicine (FSU COM) is seeking an academic internist or pediatric-internist for a full-time faculty position, at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor as the Director of the Division of Internal Medicine within the Department of Clinical Sciences.

This individual will be closely involved in general educational activities for medical students in an integrated curriculum at the main campus in Tallahassee. Additional responsibilities include substantial teaching and supervision of medical students. This position will include 40% direct patient care at an affiliated primary care practice.

This is a clinical position and is not tenure-earning eligible.


Applicants must have a doctoral degree (MD or DO) from an accredited institution; a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service; and have professional goals which are consistent with the mission of this community-based medical school, as described on our website

Additional specific qualifications include:

  • Completion of an ACGME-approved Internal Medicine, or combined Med-Peds residency program and Board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
  • The individual must possess or be eligible for licensure in the State of Florida and a federal DEA certification.
  • The individual must demonstrate evidence of experience and/or excellence in medical student education and leadership/administrative experience.
  • The ability to foster an educational environment conducive to patient-centered medical student and physician assistant education is vital to this position.

Post-job offer, but prior to hire, the following will be required:

  • Documentation of current PPD (Purified Protein Derivative) test as performed by a qualified physician, reporting negative results from within the last 6 months.
  • Documentation of physical examination completed by a qualified healthcare provider/physician from within the last 6 months.

Within 30 days or hire, the candidate must provide:

  • Documentation of Tetanus immunization within 10 years.
  • Documentation of Hepatitis B vaccine or positive antibody titer.
  • A generalist is preferred, although individuals with training in rheumatology, endocrinology, or infectious diseases with a primary focus in an outpatient/consultative practice will be considered.
  • Scholarly interest in outpatient/community-based clinical and/or health outcomes research is desired.
Contact Info

Rhonda Collins, via email at [email protected]

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

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Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled. Hiring department to review applications as received.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.


Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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