Medical Oncologist with Expertise in GI Cancers Needed at University of Florida Hematology Division

Gainesville, Florida
Salary, rank, and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications.
Nov 13, 2018
Position Type

Medical Oncologist with Expertise in GI Cancers Needed at the University of Florida Division of Hematology & Oncology at the Assistant, Associate, Full Professor Level.

The Department of Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time clinician-research track position for the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. This position seeks an ABIM certified (or eligible) medical oncologist with experience in managing patients with GI cancers and an active interest in the development and conduct of clinical trials. This individual will have a primarily clinical assignment, but will also be expected to develop, conduct, and participate in clinical trials and other collaborative research involving patients with gastrointestinal malignancies including but not limited to the following: esophagus, stomach, pancreatic, biliary, neuroendocrine, hepatic, bowel, and anus. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate in a variety of activities including subspecialty and multidisciplinary GI cancer clinic at the UF Health main campus, cancer case and research conferences, and clinical trials.

The UF Division of Hematology and Oncology is aligned with, and our faculty are members of, the UF Health Cancer Center, providing novel clinical research, innovative treatments, and compassionate care for individuals facing all types of cancer and hematologic diseases. The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in cancer. In addition, UF Health Shands Hospital is ranked among the top-50 in six adult specialties and six pediatric specialties and ranked high performing in four adult specialties and five procedures and conditions in the 2017-2018 edition of America’s Best Hospitals, published by U.S. News & World Report including cardiology, gastroenterology, kidney disorders, and pulmonology. UF Health Shands Hospital is poised for continued growth with the rise of a new UF Health Shands Specialty Hospital Tower, completed in 2017.

Resources available for professional development at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center include leadership, education, and research training through support from the UF Health Cancer Center, Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), formal mentorship programs, and supported opportunities for teaching and research. Clinical research support is provided by the UF Health Cancer Center Clinical Research Office. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, good verbal and written communication skills, a strong sense of teamwork, and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors.

Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible in Medical Oncology and be eligible for a Florida Medical License.

The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive living, nationally ranked public schools, and multiple year-round indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Foreign national candidates whose employment conditions meet federal and University requirements under an immigrant classification are eligible to apply.

Tenure accruing and non-tenure accruing tracks are available. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications.