UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA SEEKING TRANSPLANT INFECTIOUS DISEASE PHYSICIAN

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Gainesville, Florida
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Specialty
Infectious Disease
Position Type
Permanent

The University of Florida Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time, Ast/Aso/Full Professor position on a tenure/non-tenure track, with a focus on transplant infectious diseases. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated faculty member interested in a Transplant Infectious Diseases career path and helping grow the Transplant Infectious Disease Program to support UF Health Shands Transplant Center. The applicant will be expected to cover transplant and general ID clinical services and contribute to the Division’s teaching mission as it relates to students, residents, and fellows, with the option for VA 8ths. Effort for clinical and translational research projects will be appropriately protected if applicable. Applicants should be board-certified or board-eligible in Infectious Diseases. Additional fellowship training in Transplant Infectious Diseases is preferred.

The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in several medical specialties. In addition, UF Health Shands Hospital is ranked among the top-50 in eight specialties in the 2016-2017 edition of America's Best Hospitals, published by U.S. News & World Report. UF and UF Health were both included in Forbes’ listing of “America’s Best Employers.” Resources available for professional development at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center include leadership, education, and research tracks within a Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), formal mentorship programs and opportunities for teaching, research, and other forms of scholarly activity. This faculty position may be based at our University teaching hospital or at our immediately adjacent VA Hospital, both of which serve a designated shortage area and/or a medically under served area/population.

The Gainesville region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked middle and high schools, and superb weather, with multiple year-round recreational opportunities including biking, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and cave diving.

Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork, and a desire to train tomorrow's doctors.

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

Rank and Tenure Status will be commensurate with education and experience.

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