OPEN RANK - Rheumatologist Research Scientist

University of South Florida
USF Health

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: OPEN RANK - Rheumatologist Research Scientist
Location: USF Health
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 29561
Position Details

Dept Number/Name: 0-6123-000 / Dept Of Internal Medicine

College Division: USFHealth-College of Medicine

Salary Plan: Faculty

Job Code/Title: 9003 / Assistant Professor

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Negotiable

Position Number: 00047617


USF Health's mission is to envision and implement the future of health. It is the partnership of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Public Health, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences; and the USF Physician?s Group. USF is a global research university ranked 34th in federal research expenditures for public universities. For information regarding the USF Health, please visit our website at


The Department of Internal Medicine Division of Rheumatology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine is seeking a candidate at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. M.D. Must be BC/BE in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Salary is negotiable. USF provides an excellent benefits package and enjoyable work environment.


CLINICAL DUTIES: He/she will practice primarily in the medical clinics with Fellows, Students and Residents.

RESEARCH DUTIES: The candidate will participate in clinical research in the division of rheumatology and educational research (including grant writing) and other scholarly activity. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain a competitively funded research program and participate in interdisciplinary research in rheumatology.

TEACHING DUTIES: Expected teaching duties include teaching of the rheumatology fellows, medical residents, students and Skin & Bone 4th yr. medical student clerkship.



Must have a current, unrestricted medical license in the State of Florida or be eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Florida. Candidates must be Board Certified in Rheumatology. Medical degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. For Associate or Full Professor- Normally will have produced creative work, professional writing or research in professional journals, and be a recognized authority in the field of specialization.


A history of teaching at the collegiate or graduate level or teaching of medical students and clinical house staff is desirable. A substantial record of published peer-reviewed manuscripts. Experience in Translational studies and/or Rheumatology studies focused on causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases. NIH funding equivalent to 1 R01 grant related to Rheumatology or a robust clinical research program. Publishes meritorious primary research in prominent journals.History of building collaborative and interdisciplinary teams. Track record of generating patents.

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Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 29561

Posting Date: 12/15/2021

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

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About USF

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

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