Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (72004)Location:
Gainesville, FloridaOpen Date:
Mar 24, 2021Close Date:
Jul 5, 2021Description:
Assistant, Associate, Full Professor at the University of Florida. The Department of Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time clinical investigator track position for the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This position seeks an ABIM certified (or eligible) medical oncologist with experience in managing patients with head-and-neck cancers, thoracic malignancies, and an active interest in the development and conduct of clinical trials. This individual will have a primarily clinical assignment focused on head-and-neck cancer with a secondary focus on thoracic malignancies, and will also be expected to develop, conduct, and participate in clinical trials and other collaborative research involving patients with head-and neck malignancies. The successful candidate will have the opportunity and will be expected to collaborate in a variety of activities including subspecialty and multidisciplinary clinic at the UF Health main campus, cancer case and research conferences, and clinical trials.
The UF Division of Hematology and Oncology is aligned with, and our faculty are members of, the UF Health Cancer Center, providing novel clinical research, innovative treatments, and compassionate care for individuals facing all types of cancer and hematologic diseases. The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in cancer. UF Health Shands Hospital has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in Florida. In addition, the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 ranked UF Health Shands Hospital among the nation’s Top 50 in 9 adult and 3 pediatric specialties:
- Cancer (33rd)
- Diabetes & Endocrinology (34th)
- Ear, Nose & Throat (25th)
- Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (45th)
- Geriatrics (33rd)
- Nephrology (33rd)
- Orthopaedics (45th)
- Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (37th)
- Urology (17th)
- Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery (12th)
- Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology (22nd)
- Pediatric Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (27th)
UF Health Shands Hospital was also listed as “high performing” in seven procedures, including colon cancer surgery, lung cancer surgery, heart failure, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, COPD, neurology & neurosurgery, and orthopedics.
Resources available for professional development at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center include leadership, education, and research training through support from the UF Health Cancer Center, Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), formal mentorship programs, and supported opportunities for teaching and research. Clinical research support is provided by the UF Health Cancer Center Clinical Research Office. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, good verbal and written communication skills, a strong sense of teamwork and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors.
The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive cost-of-living, nationally ranked public schools, and multiple year-round indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities.
Foreign national candidates whose employment conditions meet federal and University requirements under an immigrant classification are eligible to apply.
Tenure accruing and non-tenure accruing tracks are available. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications.
Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible in Medical Oncology and be eligible for a Florida Medical License.Application Instructions:
Please attach curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation.
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.