Chief and Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Pediatric Genetics & Metabolism

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

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Job no: 520693
Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession, Other
Department:29091100 - MD-PEDS-GENETICS

Classification Title:

Chief and Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Pediatric Genetics & Metabolism

Job Description:

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida is seeking a Chief of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism. This is a faculty position in the tenure or non-tenure track with the rank of Chief & Associate/Full Professor.

The Division 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. This individual will serve as Chief of the division to 5 faculty members, 4 genetic counselors, 3 registered dietitians, and 6 administrative personnel. The position will provide genetic care services to patients in numerous locations including Tallahassee/Pensacola outreach clinics, Pediatric Specialties clinics, UF Health Shands Children’s hospital, telemedicine services, and any other locations established or expanded. Effort will be devoted to the Florida Department of Health Children’s Medical Services Long-term Genetics and Newborn Screen contract.

The University of Florida Department of Pediatrics is dedicated to improving the health of infants, children, and adolescents through world-class patient care, leading-edge research, patient advocacy and innovative medical education. The Department has demonstrated robust and continued growth over the past 10 years, with expansion of both clinical services and research infrastructure. UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is recognized as one of the nation’s best hospitals for children, according to the 2020-21 US News & World Report rankings. As a hospital-within-a-hospital on the UF Health Shands Hospital campus, we offer care in more than 20 pediatric specialties and serve as the only quaternary-care academic pediatric center in northcentral Florida. For more information about the Department, please see the2020 UF Health Pediatric Progress Report at

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

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 the appropriate subspecialty.

Preferred Qualifications:

Board certified in both Medical Genetics and Biochemical Genetics.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation or contact information for three references. If selected as one of the final candidates, three letters of references will be required.

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 committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 01 Mar 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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