University of Florida Seeking Thoracic Oncologist

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

The University of Florida 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 thoracic malignancies, head-and-neck 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 thoracic and head-and-neck malignancies.
  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity and will be expected to collaborate in a variety of activities including sub-specialty and multi-disciplinary thoracic oncology clinic at the UF Health main campus, cancer case and research conferences, and clinical trials.

The UF Division of Hematology/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. UF Health Shands Hospital has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in Florida. In addition, the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 ranked UF Health Shands Hospital among the nation’s Top 50 in 9 adult and 3 pediatric specialties.

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 cost-of-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.