Otolaryngologist - Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (84927)Location:
Jacksonville, FloridaOpen Date:
Oct 19, 2021Description:
The Department of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, is seeking an Otolaryngologist at the non-tenure accruing level of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor. The Department of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville is a tertiary referral center that serves the population of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. It is home to the divisions of General Surgery/Surgical Oncology, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Trauma/Acute Care/Critical Care, and Vascular Surgery.
The department is poised for substantial growth as we expand the elective surgical practice throughout the Northeast region. The ideal candidate will significantly impact our mission of being the regions most valued surgical health care asset while also striving to achieve our vision of providing the nation’s best surgical care at your doorstep. The Division of Otolaryngology has been ranked among the Top 50 Ear, Nose and Throat programs in the nation by US News and World Report in 2019 and 2020. Multidisplinary care and collaboration are hallmarks of the program’s continued success.
Jacksonville is a growing city with a beautiful climate that affords year round outside activities such as golf, biking, running, and surfing. It is the home of the Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL) and Jumbo Shrimp (Minor League Baseball). Professional golf and tennis tournaments are hosted each year in the surrounding areas. Major college sports are in close proximity, and Jacksonville hosts annually one of the most historic rivalry games in college football, the Florida-Georgia game. Broadway Theater, major concerts, and fine arts pair well with the growing culinary scene.
We are seeking a candidate with broad clinical experience in otolaryngology. The candidate must be MD or DO, Board Certified/Eligible in Otolaryngology with experience in all aspects of the evaluation and treatment of disorders involving the ear, nose, throat, and all related structures of the head and neck. This position will report to the Division Chief of Otolaryngology and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Every faculty member in the department will have a mentoring team assigned to them and participate in the department wide faculty development program.
The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
- Provide and maintain a high level of quality in-patient intermediate care services in all aspects of Otolaryngology
- Provide clinical teaching of trainees if applicable and participate in the educational program.
- Be responsible for excellent communication with primary care physicians.
- Assist in marketing the Otolaryngology programs to community physicians and managed care organizations.
- Participate in monthly division meetings, administrative functions and institutional committees as requested.
The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. The college is affiliated with UF Health in Jacksonville, a health system comprised of two hospitals — the 603-bed UF Health Jacksonville and 92-bed UF Health North — and more than 60 primary and specialty care practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.
The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 440 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training program sand proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.
The college offers 38 accredited graduate medical education programs and 14 non-standard programs. More than 100 residents and fellows from programs across the U.S. come to UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville to participate in various clinical rotations as well.
In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville. Third-year medical students enrolled at UF spend about 25 percent of their training at the Jacksonville campus, gaining valuable experience in an urban setting. While third-year rotations are only offered to UF students, elective rotations in the final year of clinical training are available to students from accredited schools in the US and Canada.
For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected in their fields.
The college's faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known publications. In 2019, the campus received $23.1 million in external research funding, approximately 50% of which was federally sponsored projects.
The campus houses a 16,000-square-foot clinical and translational research facility. To support faculty and resident research, the college has a Center for Data Solutions, offering researchers analytics, epidemiology and biostatistics support, and a Center for Research Training, helping develop the next generation of highly collaborative clinical researchers.
Located in the Northeastern part of the state on the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville’s weather is sunny and pleasant. We enjoy an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, yet have the coolest summers in the state. Known as the River City, Jacksonville is a major port city with numerous waterways, two Naval bases, several nature preserves, marshes, lakes, wetlands and miles of beaches. Flowing through Jacksonville is the 310-mile St. Johns River, which plays a major role in our work and play.
To learn more about our college, our leadership and our campus, please visit us at https://med.jax.ufl.edu/about/.Qualifications:
The candidate must be MD or DO, Board Certified/Eligible in Otolaryngology with experience in all aspects of the evaluation and treatment of disorders involving the ear, nose, throat, and all related structures of the head and neck.Application Instructions:
This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The 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 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.