Job no: 520982
Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Jacksonville Campus
Categories: Health Profession
Department:30090000 - JX-PEDIATRICS-JACKSONVILLE
Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville is seeking an applicant to fill a full-time position in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics for our UF Health Pediatric Primary Care clinics covering one or multiple locations within Jacksonville. The position is at a non-tenure accruing level of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor. The successful candidate will have ambulatory practice experience and the ability to increase patient volume and service capacity. The major responsibilities for this position will include providing direct care to children, directing day to day operations, and growing the patient base. The University of Florida is committed to expanding pediatric primary care and to enhancing current pediatric programs.
This position will be a General Pediatrician, reporting to the Chief of the Division of General Academic Pediatrics and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.
Participation on committees to represent the Department of Pediatrics and the Division of General Academic Pediatrics as required. Attendance at Department faculty meetings and Divisional conferences as required.
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/.
Negotiable based on experience and academic appointment.
Applicants must possess a MD/DO degree, Florida Medical License eligibility and be a BE/BC Pediatrician.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.
The final candidate will be required to provide an 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 http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. 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: 23 Mar 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled