This position was originally posted under requisition #83792.
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
outborn 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
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. 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
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. Following
is a partial description of duties and responsibilities:
- Provide clinical critical care to neonates and newborns at the
5 hospitals staffed by our division of neonatology as assigned by
the Chief, Division of Neonatology and/or designee.
- Teach and supervise the care of pediatric residents and
advanced practice providers.
- Participate on committees to represent the Department of
Pediatrics as required by Chief, Division of Neonatology and/or
designee as required.
- Participate in monthly department faculty meetings,
administrative functions and institutional committees as
- Develop new and support ongoing divisional academic activities
for the purpose of advancing the careers of junior faculty.
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
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 https://med.jax.ufl.edu/about/
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.
Looking for 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
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The 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
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
This position is open until filled. Application review will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please
provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.
Health Assessment Required: