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University of Florida Seeking Infectious Disease Physician

Employer
University of Florida, Gainesville, Department of Medicine
Location
Gainesville, Florida
Salary
Salary is negotiable and commensurate with education and experience.
Posted Date
Jul 8, 2024

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

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. The applicant will be expected to cover 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.

The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in several medical specialties. In addition, UF Health is one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centers and includes UF Health Shands, a 1,000-bed quaternary referral hospital which ranks among the top 50-hospitals in the US News & World Report 2021-22 Survey in six adult medical specialties. UF Health Shands specialties were also rated as “high performing” in five specialties, meaning they were in the top 10% of all hospitals nationally scored in that specialty and “high performing” in 11 areas for procedural areas. The University of Health Science Center has a unique constellation of six health colleges and nine-centers and institutes all located on a single campus. The University of Florida is a Top 5 public research university and includes substantial resources to support teaching, research, and collaboration. The University of Florida Health Science Center features one of only 2 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. UF and UF Health were both included in Forbes’ listing of “America’s Best Employers.”

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 underserved area/population.

The Gainesville 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. Gainesville Regional Airport provides non-stop service to four major international air travel hubs.

Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork, and a desire to train tomorrow's doctors. Applicants must be board-certified or board-eligible and eligible for a Florida Medical License. Rank and Tenure Status will be commensurate with education and experience.

Applicants should have a record of distinguished accomplishments and proficiency in clinical duties, administration, and clinical investigation to include mentoring new physicians, fostering a progressive and dynamic work environment, and promoting teaching and research.

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

Company

The UF Department of Medicine is a nationally renowned clinical and research team that has more 300 faculty in 11 Divisions: Cardiovascular Medicine; Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism; Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition; General Internal Medicine; Hematology & Oncology; Hospital Medicine; Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine; Nephrology, Hypertension & Renal Transplantation; Palliative Care; Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine; and Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology. We also houses multiple major specialty care and research centers,including the Clinical and Translational Research Institute, the Center for Inflammation and Mucosal Immunology, the UF Health Integrative Medicine Program, the Cell Therapy Research Network, The Institute of Therapeutic Innovation and the Center for Regenerative Medicine. The department also plays major leadership roles in the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF Diabetes Institute.

The Department supports nearly 100 Internal Medicine residents and 90 fellows in 16 distinct fellowship programs, spanning each division. The department has 15 external clinic sites, plus multiple satellite clinic locations, and runs all Internal Medicine clinical services at both the UF Health Shands Teaching Hospital (950+ beds) and the adjacent Malcolm Randall VA Hospital (350 beds). Medicine services in UF Health Shands hospital include: MICU, Intermediate Medical Care Unit, Hospital Medicine, General Medicine teaching services, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Malignant Hematology & BMT, Oncology, Medical Observation Unit, the Endoscopy Center, the Bronchoscopy Center, Medical Cardiology, the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, and the CardiacIntensive Care Unit. Departmental faculty also serve as Medical Directors for Heart, Lung, Liver, Kidney, and Pancreatic transplantation. The department admits over 20,000 patients a year to UF Health Shands, and sees more than 160,000 out-patients annually.  

Departmental faculty hold over $24 M in annual NIH funding (direct costs), ranking 40th in the Blue Ridge Institute’s survey of all internal medicine departments in FY14. There are 11 faculty that serve on NIH or VA study sections, and another 105 that serve on a national medical society committee. There are 95 departmental faculty that serve on editorial boards of journals, and 90 faculty with peer-reviewed extra-mural funding. In addition, departmental faculty published 698 papers and 63 book chapters in FY14.

 

Company info
Telephone
352-265-8390
Location
PO Box 100277
Gainesville
FL
32610
US

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