FAU Medicine Primary Care & Women’s Health Physician (Assistant/Associate Professor)

Florida Atlantic University
FAU Medicine – Galen Building

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Job location: FAU Medicine – Galen Building

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2022-01-06
Req: REQ11018
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Position Summary:

The Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University is seeking an outstanding clinician at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Integrated Medical Science to serve in its primary care clinical practice. The position will involve clinical work in the outpatient setting and includes academic opportunities for teaching residents and students, scholarship and research. Faculty with expertise in outpatient primary care trained in either Internal Medicine or Family Medicine may apply. Clinical work will include providing women’s health services, additional training and proficiency in this area is expected. Administrative leadership opportunities are available for qualified applicants who have had medical administrative leadership roles in the outpatient setting. The primary care practice is two years old and growing rapidly. Candidates must be ready to help grow and develop the practice through marketing and community engagement efforts.

The mission of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as a community-based medical school is to advance the health and well-being of our community by training future generations of humanistic clinicians and scientists and translating discovery to patient-centered care. We are committed to providing educational programs, in partnership with our hospital affiliates, that enable our medical students and residents to become active, self-directed, life-long learners; equip our graduates to effectively treat the patients that they are most likely to encounter in their practices; demonstrate a commitment to inclusiveness and diversity; produce graduates with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and self-awareness required to practice effective, humanistic, patient-centered, evidence-based medicine in an increasingly diverse healthcare environment; emphasize the centrality of collaborative relationships in the provision of the highest quality comprehensive health care; and foster and value collaboration among medical specialties, and between academic medicine and community health care professionals.

The College operates a non-concierge primary care practice to meet the needs of the surrounding community. The practice is located adjacent to the FAU campus and one of our major teaching hospitals, and currently has a full-time physician and nurse practitioner and geriatric medicine consultations available. The newly established Marcus Institute for Integrative Health occupies space on the same floor, immediately adjacent to the primary care practice.

Minimum Qualifications:

M.D. or D.O. from an accredited institution and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher.

Board certification from an accredited board of Internal Medicine or Family Medicine is required by time of application.

An interest in providing outpatient primary care in an academic setting and considerable experience in providing care for patients in Managed Medicare plans.

Training in Women’s health, including but not limited to well visits, menopausal management, contraception (IUD placement).

Ability to effectively communicate with different members of the healthcare system as well as a variety of learners from diverse backgrounds.

Applicants with teaching experience with students/residents, experience with administrative organization/leadership of outpatient practices, and/or clinical research/scholarship experience will be most competitive.


Commensurate with experience

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College of Medicine


FAU Medicine – Galen Building

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts.

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.

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