Orbital Reconstructive Surgeon (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor)(72475)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time Multi-Track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the areas of orbital reconstruction and oculoplastic surgery. There is immediate opportunity to engage in a busy tertiary clinical practice in an established longstanding department with a brand new, state of the art clinic building. Ample opportunities exist to develop independent and collaborative research and innovative education models.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience. The College of Medicine has an active faculty compensation plan, which includes incentives and bonuses. Employer will assist with relocation costs.

University employer-paid benefits include individual and family (spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26) health insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance. Retirement benefits include participation in 403(b) and 457 plans as well as an employer match. Professional liability protection and sovereign immunity are administered by the Florida Board of Governors self-insurance program.

Gainesville is a charming city with a low cost of living, diverse population, excellent public schools, Division I NCAA sports, and no state income tax. The area is known for its natural beauty, with many springs, lakes and rivers. The mild climate allows for outdoor activities practically year-round. Culturally, the city is enriched by the influence of the university. The combination of college-town vitality and natural beauty makes Gainesville a one of a kind place where nature and culture meet.

Qualifications, in addition to clinical expertise, include a strong commitment to teaching, resident training, and research as well as participation in academic activities. Experience in orbital reconstruction and pediatric oculoplastic surgery is required. Incumbent will provide medical and surgical services to adult and pediatric patients within UF Health facilities and affiliated locations.

Requirements include completion of an approved residency program as well as postgraduate fellowship training in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. Eligibility for licensure in Florida and the ability to become credentialed as a member of the UF Health medical staff are prerequisites.

Candidates must apply online via Interfolio in order to be considered. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference are required with application. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. The letters of reference can be uploaded directly via Interfolio or emailed to kuruppcl@ufl.edu . They should be addressed to:

Sonal Tuli, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, PO Box 100284, Gainesville, FL 32610-0284.

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 http://www.naces.org/ .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

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.


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.

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