The University of Florida Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition is seeking an academic Transplant Hepatologist to join its established Liver Transplant Program. This is a full-time appointment in the Department of Medicine at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level for a tenure/non-tenure track position. Rank and tenure status will be determined based on education and experience. The successful candidate must have a strong interest in developing an academic career.
Our high-volume center has over 20 years’ experience providing excellent care to patients with complex liver diseases. Since the program’s inception, our team has successfully transplanted more than 2,360 patients with end-stage liver disease. According to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients July 2022 report, our one-year survival rate is 98.5%, exceeding the national average of 92.14%. Our multidisciplinary approach to patient care draws on the combined expertise of our transplant physicians, transplant surgeons, nurse coordinators, transplant assistants, social workers, financial counselors, transplant pharmacists, immunogeneticists, anesthesiologists, intensivists, and psychologists.
To learn more about our lung transplant program, please visit: https://ufhealth.org/transplant-center/liver or SRTR: https://srtr.org/ to review information about our center’s transplant volume and quality outcomes.
- Fellowship trained or substantial experience in Liver Transplantation
- Board Certified in Internal Medicine
- Board Certified/Eligible in Gastroenterology
- Qualify for academic appointment at The University of Florida – Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with previous training and experience.
UF Health is one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centers and includes UF Health Shands, an 1,100-bed quaternary referral hospital, which consistently ranks among the top 50-hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in multiple specialties. In addition, the University of Florida is a top 5 public research university and includes substantial resources to support teaching, research, and collaboration, including one of only two Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) hubs in the state of Florida. The CTSI features a Training and Research Academy for Clinical and Translational Science for early career faculty seeking to develop research skills and pursue careers as clinical investigators.
- Faculty compensation plan that includes quarterly incentives and annual salary increase opportunities
- University employer-paid benefits include individual and family health insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance
- Retirement benefits include participation in 403(b) and 457 plans as well as an employer match
- Professional liability protection and sovereign immunity administered by the Florida Board of Governors self-insurance program
- Relocation costs assistance
About the area:
The Gainesville, Florida region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked public middle and high schools, and superb weather with multiple year-round recreational opportunities including biking, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and cave diving. Pristine wilderness areas, coastal communities, famous theme parks, and other attractions are within a short driving distance.
- MSA Population: 330,000 Average
- High Temp in January: 66 F
- No State Income Tax
- Strong public and private schools
- 1 Hour to Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean
- 2 Hours or less to Jacksonville, Orlando, and Tampa