Neonatologist-AST/ASO/FULL PROF

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time

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Job Description:

This position was originally posted under requisition #83144. All previous applicants do not need to reapply.

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is inviting applicants for a full-time Neonatologist position in the Division of Neonatology as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor rank at a tenure/non-tenure accruing level based on qualifications.

Our clinical neonatology program staffs 5 area Level 1 through Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Units. The Level 3 and Level 4 units admit 700 and 650 neonates per year, respectively. All out born neonates born in Florida within the Jacksonville catchment area with birth weights less than 1001 are transferred to the Level 3 of Level 4 NICU allowing for geographically robust clinical studies in the highest risk population. We also receive neonates Southeastern Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. We are an active participant in the Vermont-Oxford Network and in the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative.

Major responsibilities for this position are patient care and teaching but preference will be given to candidates with an established record of mentoring academic growth of junior faculty and in quality improvement and/or clinical outcomes research.

We are looking for individuals who have demonstrated a zest for teaching of pediatric residents and advanced practice providers, continued personal professional development, an affinity for continuous quality improvement and/or outcomes-based research, and skills in working as part of a large team.

This position will report to the Chief of the Division of Neonatology and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.

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 .

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Minimum Requirements:

All candidates must have a MD/DO/MBBS degree, be board-certified in Pediatrics and board-eligible/board-certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Florida and for credentialing at area hospitals.

Preferred Qualifications:

Individuals who have demonstrated a zest for teaching and continued personal professional development, an affinity for continuous quality improvement and/or outcomes-based research, and skills in working as part of a large team. Preference will be given to individuals who have a track record of mentoring junior faculty in their clinical development and academic endeavors and/or have experience with collaborative multicenter research or large data sets

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Search Committee will begin to review applications as soon as an applicant pool is identified.

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 .

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

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