The Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of
Medicine-Jacksonville, seeks two full-time faculty members at the
tenure accruing level of Assistant Professor to join our team in
affiliation with the UF Center for Health Equity and Engagement
This position will report directly to the Chairman of the
Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of
The faculty candidate’s work should focus on research that advances
wellness and health equity in the care of individuals with
neurologic conditions. This includes, but is not necessarily
limited to any aspect of diagnosis, prevention, or care among
minority and/or health disparity populations, including sexual and
gender minorities, racial/ethnic minorities, persons from lower
socio-economic classes, persons with disabilities, and/or
immigrants in the United States. In addition, research conducted in
partnership with communities as well as patient centered research
is highly encouraged.
Competitive candidates should have a record of research that
reflects a strong potential for extramural funding. The candidate
should also have a commitment to models of team-based
In addition, the successful candidate is also expected to engage in
research collaborations with other faculty members and trainees of
the department and serve as an educational resource for
About the Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology of the University of Florida College of
Medicine – Jacksonville is among the largest providers of
neurologic care in North Florida and provides professional services
to the Neuroscience
at UF Health Jacksonville. Its faculty are nationally
renowned experts in their fields of expertise who deliver
world-class subspecialty neurologic care.
Our department boasts of a Neurointensive Care Unit, a DNV
Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a Comprehensive Multiple
Sclerosis Center certified by the National Multiple Sclerosis
Society, An ALS Association Certified Center of Excellence, a Level
4 NAEC-Certified Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, and an
AASM-Accredited Sleep Lab.
Our department is responsible for the neurology education of
and fourth-year medical students
from the University of Florida
and other medical schools. We also offer an ACGME-accredited
as well as a vascular
neurology fellowship program
Our department is involved in cutting-edge research
participates in multiple pharmaceutical, biotechnology-related, and
federally-funded clinical trials. Several of our faculty members
have been the recipients of researcher-initiated grants.
About the UF Center for Health Equity and Engagement
CHEER has a mission to combat inequities in health experienced by
specific populations by conducting research to understand how,
where, why, and for whom they arise and to then intervene on those
factors. CHEER serves as the coordinating and supporting center for
research focused on health equity, stakeholder engagement, and
community health/population health improvement initiatives and
evaluation research for both faculty and community based
About the University of Florida College of
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.
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.
About Jacksonville, Florida
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.
Jacksonville has an excellent school system with ready access to
destinations such as Orlando, Atlanta, and the Carolinas. 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/
Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
The preferred requirement is to have a record of research that
reflects a strong potential for extramural funding.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is open until filled. Application review will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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
Health Assessment Required: