The University of Florida Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine is seeking applicants for a full-time physician scientist at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. Rank and Tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications.
Clinical responsibilities will include pulmonary/critical care duties in the Medical Intensive Care Unit, Pulmonary & Critical Care consult services and Pulmonary doctor's office setting. Expectation is that recruited faculty will have an outpatient focus in Alpha1 antitrypsin.
Research expectations are to establish and maintain an energetic, independent research program in Alpha1 and participate in the teaching of graduate and medical students. Documented evidence of productivity, based on publications in appropriate peer-reviewed journals and successful competition for external funding.
The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in cancer, cardiology, gastroenterology, kidney disorders, and pulmonology. UF Health was 121th on the Forbes list of best places to work, one of only a few university health systems with med schools to be on the list. In addition, Shands Hospital is ranked among the top-50 in eight specialties in the 2010 edition of America's Best Hospitals, published by U.S. News & World Report. Resources available for professional development at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center include leadership, education, and research tracks within a Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), formal mentorship programs, and supported opportunities for teaching and research. These faculty positions may be based at our University teaching hospital or at our immediately adjacent VA Hospital, both of which serve a designated shortage area and/or a medically undeserved area/population. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork and a desire to train tomorrow's doctors.
The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive living, nationally ranked schools, and multiple year around recreational opportunities.
Foreign national candidates whose employment conditions meet federal and University requirements under an immigrant classification are eligible to apply. Salary is negotiable, commensurate with education and experience.