Pediatric Neonatologist - Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (59839)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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 Full Professor at a tenure/non-tenure level depending on qualifications. Our clinical neonatology program staffs five (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 grams 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 from Southeastern Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. We are an active participant in the Vermont-Oxford Network and in the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative.

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 data sets.

The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three UF colleges - medicine, nursing and pharmacy - located on the approximately 110-acre UF Health Jacksonville campus. The college's 17 clinical science departments house more than 400 faculty members and 360 residents and fellows. The college offers 34 accredited graduate medical education programs. 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.

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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 campus' 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.

University of Florida Health Jacksonville is a private, not-for-profit hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center campuses in Jacksonville and Gainesville . With more than 5,000 faculty and staff, the University of Florida Health Science Center–Jacksonville and UF Health Jacksonville form the region’s premier academic health center–UF Health, a leader in the education of health professionals, a hub for clinical research and a unique provider of high-quality patient care.

Located in North Jacksonville is UF Health North, the only full-service hospital in North Jacksonville. The state-of-the-art hospital at UF Health North offers conveniently located, high-quality health care to patients across Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. It offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services unavailable anywhere else in North Jacksonville, provided by UF Health and community physicians. The hospital features all-private rooms, which studies show promote healing and improve the patient experience. Patient engagement technology in patient suites allows for easy meal ordering, TV control and access to nurses. The hospital is adjacent to the existing medical office building, where UF Health providers offer more than 20 specialties, including pediatrics and women’s health services. The campus is located on Max Leggett Parkway close to Jacksonville International Airport, approximately 15 minutes from Nassau County and less than 30 minutes from Georgia. For more information, visit .

Located on Florida's First Coast, Jacksonville is one of the largest cities in land area in the United States. The city provides an eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business and recreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in the five-county area known as Florida's First Coast. The area offers something for everyone, with a temperate climate incorporating seasonal changes, miles of beautiful waterways and beaches, and a myriad of public facilities for work and play.

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Applicants should possess a MD/DO degree, be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Florida and for credentialing at area hospitals, be board-certified in Pediatrics, and be board-eligible/board-certified in neonatal/perinatal medicine.

Applications will be accepted until an applicant pool is identified. A review of applications will begin March 16, 2020.

Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.

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 Sunshine Law.


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