Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism (82535)

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism (82535)

Gainesville, FL
Open Date:
Sep 28, 2021

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida is seeking a research oriented clinician at the Assistant/ Associate/Professor level to pursue a tenure or non-tenure track career in the Division of Genetics and Metabolism. 

The Department provides comprehensive clinical care and diagnostic genetics services to pediatric patients referred for the evaluation of genetic disorders. The division's mission is to effectively teach medical genetics to students and residents at all levels of their training, and to conduct clinical and molecular-based genetics research and expert clinical care.

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida-College of Medicine is the premier academic medical center for children in northern Florida, and hosts a broad range of NIH-funded biomedical scientists and clinical researchers who benefit from robust institutional support. There is an abundance of research opportunities and possibilities for collaboration throughout the university.

The position will provide genetic care services to patients in numerous locations including: Tallahassee/Pensacola outreach clinics, Pediatrics Specialties clinics, and UF Health Shands Children's Hospital, Telemedicine and any other locations established or expanded. Effort will be devoted to the FL DOH CMS Longterm Genetics and NBS contract.  Incumbent will also participate in teaching housestaff, fellows and medical students assigned to inpatient and outpatient services. Individual will also develop a research program in area of interest.

Rank and tenure will be commensurate with qualifications.


Applicants must have a M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or other equivalent and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Florida in Pediatrics and be
board certified /eligible in General Pediatrics or the appropriate subspecialty.

Application Instructions:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three professional references, or three letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2021 and will continue until a sufficient applicant pool has been established.

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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