Chief Pediatric Genetics & Metabolism - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Allied Health, Medicine/Physicians
29091100 - MD-PEDS-GENETICS
Chief Pediatric Genetics & Metabolism - Associate/Full Professor
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida is seeking a faculty member to join an active and collegial group to serve as Division Chief for the Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism. The Division consists of 4 pediatric geneticists, 1 advanced practitioner, 5 genetic counselors, 3 registered dieticians, 2 genetic counseling assistants, and 4 dedicated administrative staff. The Division provides comprehensive clinical care and diagnostic genetics services to pediatric patients referred for the evaluation of genetic disorders at Shands Children's Hospital, ranked #1 Children's Hospital in Florida in the 2022-2023 USNWR. We provide genetic care services to patients in numerous locations, including Tallahassee and Pensacola outreach clinics, Pediatric Specialties clinics, UF Health Shands Children's Hospital, telemedicine services, and any other locations established or expanded.
Candidates must be board certified in both Medical Genetics and Biochemical Genetics and at the Associate/Professor level. UF Health is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Rank and tenure will be awarded based on applicants qualifications and experience. UF Health-Pediatrics
UF Health, the University of Florida's academic health center, is the country's only academic health center with six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. The colleges, major research centers and institutes, and clinical enterprise focus on building collaborative specialized clinical services centered on quality and innovation. The UF College of Medicine, the largest college within UF's academic health center, is currently the highest-ranked medical school in Florida. UF Health Shands, UF Health's private, not-for-profit hospital system, includes seven hospitals, a state-designated Level I trauma center, a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, a regional burn center, and an emergency air and ground transport program. The Department of Pediatrics clinical services are delivered at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital, which was named the #1 Children's Hospital in Florida in the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report rankings. Nationally ranked in five pediatric specialties, UF Health Shands Children's Hospital provides the full spectrum of pediatric specialty services and is in the Top 5children's hospital in the Southeast US. UF Health Shands Children's Hospital provides care for the children of Florida and is a major destination center for pediatric patients, both nationally and internationally, who require specialized attention for complex medical problems. UF Health Shands Children's Hospital represents the only quaternary-care academic pediatric center in North Florida. The children's hospital has 208 beds, including fully-equipped pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. UF Health Shands Children's Hospital is part of the Children's Miracle Network's alliance of premier hospitals for children. The Department of Pediatrics is committed to fostering innovation and advancing discovery in the biomedical and psychosocial aspects of child health and human development, educating and training pediatric scientists, and directly translating basic scientific discoveries into new patient-oriented therapies. In the most recent fiscal year, the department was home to over $30.5M in sponsored research. UF Health faculty work in multidisciplinary teams with researchers in the five other Health Science Center colleges, as well as those from across the University. The focus of team efforts is often grown out of the Centers and Institutes, including the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute, the UF Genetics Institute, the Powell Gene Therapy Center, and the UF Health Cancer Center.
Commensurate with education and experience
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.
Board certified in both Medical Genetics and Biochemical Genetics.
Dynamic, passionate, and capable physician leader with a proven track record across the spectrum of collaborative clinical leadership, administrative experience, program development, faculty recruitment, and community engagement. A distinguished record of innovative leadership, scholarly accomplishments, and excellence in administration is sought. Management, education or training is highly desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants who previously applied to requisition 520693 need not reapply. The Search Committee will begin to review applications immediately, and will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three professional references, or three letters of reference. Selected 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 approval by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://naces.org/(http
://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. 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.
Health Assessment Required:
Open until filled
To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/526506/chief-pediatric-genetics-metabolism-assistantassociatefull-professor
The University 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.
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