Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Acute Care Surgeon (74316)

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Acute Care Surgeon (74316)

Gainesville, FL
Open Date:
May 17, 2021

The Department of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida is recruiting a full-time tenure or non-tenure track acute care surgeon to join the Division of Acute Care Surgery. We currently have 12 full-time surgeons and follow a shared service model, covering acute care surgery, adult trauma care, surgical critical care and burn. Our Level I trauma center provides care to over 3,000 trauma admissions/year, including 17% penetrating trauma volume. Our operative volume for trauma and acute care surgery is over 2,000 cases/year.

This new physician will join a group of Acute Care surgeons with a reputation of excellence in patient care and an established track record of federal and industry funded research in trauma and sepsis. The successful candidate will conduct funded research focused on translational and/or interventional clinical trials in critically ill trauma/sepsis patients. This position requires oversight of the clinical research mission. They will supervise the research team staff members and focus on multidisciplinary and multicenter studies. Experience working with IRB and knowledge of good research practices and policies for clinical research, as well as experience in medical informatics, data visualization and working with large datasets is required, and evidence of prior research experience is strongly preferred. Applicants will be provided dedicated time to pursue academic research interests.  

The Acute Care Surgery Division has a longstanding commitment to both Resident and Fellow education, and houses an accredited fellowship in Surgical Critical Care. This new surgeon will be involved in these efforts. Fellowship training in surgical critical care is required.


Minimum Qualifications:  This position requires an M.D. or equivalent degree; board certification or eligibility in general surgery and surgical critical care

Preferred Qualifications:  Fellowship training in acute care surgery is preferred. Track record of research productivity focused on translational/clinical research. NIH funding a plus.

Application Instructions:

All Applicants must apply at:

Letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of 3-5 professional references required with submission of application.

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting as soon as possible after the posting date.

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

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. 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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