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Chief & Assistant, Associate, Full Professor

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

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Job no: 519568
Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession
Department:29050700 - MD-ENDOCRINOLOGY

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Job Description:

University of Florida Seeking Chief of Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

The Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism will provide strategic vision and leadership for the clinical, educational, research and professional development initiatives of this nationally recognized and expanding program. Applicants should be at the Professor or Associate Professor rank, either tenured or non-tenure track.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A distinguished record of research and scholarly achievement
  • Clinical and educational excellence
  • A track record of strong leadership and development of interdisciplinary research and clinical programs
  • Ability to work closely with other University of Florida clinicians and researchers across the college and department to provide a multidisciplinary approach to clinical care and research
  • Expertise and enthusiasm for faculty development, mentorship, and sponsorship
  • Strategic vision for local, regional and national excellence in all academic missions

The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism is comprised of a dynamic and diverse group of 19 faculty members and 7 fellows providing a full range of clinical services, including general consultative endocrinology/diabetes care for inpatients and outpatients, and subspecialty care in the areas of Obesity, Thyroid, Bone, Pituitary, Adrenal, Transgender, Diabetes Technology and peri-transplant medicine. The Division has a robust clinical operation and cares for over 28,000 patients each year (inpatient >10,000 and >18,000 outpatient). The Division has 7 faculty members that staff at the Malcom Randal VA Medical Center, one of the largest and productive VA’s in the country. More importantly, the Division has up-trending momentum and has expanded its clinical and research presence within the University of Florida System.

The Division maintains a substantial and sustained commitment to research and discovery at the basic, clinical, and translational level. Currently, the division has funded faculty members with projects spanning from basic research on mitochondrial metabolic diseases and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease to health service research in the field of thyroid disease. The division is publishing more than 55-60 peer review publication each year.

The Division is also dedicated to excellence in medical education. Many faculty members have received institutional recognition for instructional excellence. The fellowship program has rapidly expanded over the last 10 years and continues to do so; it is currently the second largest endocrine training program in Florida and a leader nationally in training in diabetes and thyroid diseases. The inpatient consult service in endocrinology has been widely recognized by the College of Medicine and has received several awards for outstanding service.

UF Health is the one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centers and the University of Florida is in the nation’s Top 10 public research universities. UF Health benefits from the unique constellation of six health colleges, nine centers and institutes, and a thousand bed hospital on a single University campus. UF Health Shands Hospital is ranked among the top-50 in six adult specialties and six pediatric specialties in U.S. News & World Report.

Please send CV and cover letter to [email protected] to be considered.

Expected Salary:

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible, and be eligible for a Florida Medical License.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

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

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes.

Advertised: 16 Dec 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 04 Apr 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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