Chief & Associate/Full Professor

Oct 28, 2015
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Chief and Associate/Full Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Surgery at the University of Florida is seeking a candidate to serve as Chief of Surgical Oncology in a tenure or non-tenure accruing appointment as an Associate/Full Professor.  Highly qualified candidates will have demonstrable expertise in clinical care of malignancy and related benign conditions, strong potential for extramurally funded research, and clear commitment to student and resident education.  Strong communication and proven leadership skills are a necessity. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and expertise.  The successful candidate for this position will be board certified in general surgery with additional fellowship training and have a demonstrated commitment to the development of an academic career through research, teaching and clinical practice.  UF Health Shands at the University of Florida is the primary teaching hospital for the College of Medicine and includes a comprehensive 750+ bed facility with a dedicated cancer hospital. 

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable based on education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

MD degree; Board certified in General Surgery with additional fellowship training.

Preferred Qualifications:

Research background preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Criminal Background Check Required.

All Applicants must apply via Careers at UF at, and reference requisition #495009.  Please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three references and/or letters of recommendation referencing position #00001421 when you apply for the position online. In addition, you may also forward them to:

Steven Hughes, MD

Chief of General Surgery

University of Florida College of Medicine

1600 SW Archer Road

P.O. Box 100109

Gainesville, FL 32610


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 an Equal Opportunity Institution.  As part of the application process, applicants are invited to complete an on-line confidential and voluntary self-disclosure card. Please visit to complete a voluntary applicant data card.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

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