The Department of Ophthalmology at the
University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, seeks a up to full-time
faculty member at the tenure or non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate/Full
Professor. Major responsibilities include teaching, patient care, and
research. MD and BC/BE in ophthalmology and fellowship trained in cornea,
exterior disease, and refractive surgery.
position will report to the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the
University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville.
is a general description of duties and responsibilities
and maintain a high level of quality in-patient intermediate care services in
all aspects of cornea service.
clinical teaching of trainees in cornea and participate in the educational
for excellent communication with primary care physicians.
marketing the LASIK Program to community physicians and managed care
in monthly division meetings, administrative functions and institutional
committees as requested.
University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building
a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of
Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three UF
colleges - medicine, nursing and pharmacy - located on the approximately
110-acre UF Health Jacksonville campus. The
college's 15 clinical science departments house more than 400
faculty members and 300 residents and fellows. The college offers 32 accredited
graduate medical education programs. In addition to
graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are
provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville.
physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that
recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected
in their fields. The campus' faculty, residents and fellows are active in
clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at
locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known
Residents in Northeast Florida and Southeast
Georgia are offered all the benefits of an academic health center by combining
our strengths with that of the UF Health Jacksonville. Together, the University
of Florida Health Science Center–Jacksonville and UF Health Jacksonville form
the region's premier academic health center–UF Health, a leader in the
education of health professionals, a hub for clinical research and a unique
provider of high-quality patient care.
With more than 5,000 faculty and staff, the
academic health center in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of
Gainesville, offering nearly 100 specialty services, including: Cancer
services; Cardiovascular; Neuroscience; Orthopaedic; Pediatrics; Poison Center;
Trauma and Critical Care; and Women and Families services. At 37 clinical
sites throughout Northeast Florida, UF physicians tally more than 600,000
outpatient visits and more than 34,000 inpatient admissions annually
Additionally, located in North Jacksonville
is UF Health North - a state-of-the-art outpatient medical complex with a 24/7
full-service emergency room, outpatient surgery, occupational medicine, a birth
center, advanced imaging and other diagnostic services. A 92-bed
inpatient tower has been approved by the Florida Agency for Health Care
Administration to be added to UF Health North. Plans are to begin building a
92-bed inpatient tower by January 2016 with completion targeted for sometime in
2017. Once completed, UF Health North will be a full-service hospital capable
of meeting most health care needs of area residents.
Located on Florida's First Coast, Jacksonville
is one of the largest cities in land area in the United States. The city
provides an eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business and
recreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in the five-county
area known as Florida's First Coast. The area offers something for everyone,
with a temperate climate incorporating seasonal changes, miles of beautiful
waterways and beaches, and a myriad of public facilities for work and play.
The St. Johns River flows through the heart
of downtown Jacksonville. The area is home to 68 miles of Atlantic Ocean
coastline and 300 miles of river. Jacksonville has more than 55 world-class
golf courses, including the Stadium Course at Sawgrass, beautiful state parks
and luxurious spas and resorts. Jacksonville offers a wide array of leisure
activities for everyone to enjoy including golf, tennis, boating, deep-sea
fishing and much more! Charming St. Augustine, Amelia Island and Jekyll Island
are within easy driving distance. Jacksonville also is home to the National
Football League franchise, the Jacksonville Jaguars. Located in Ponte Vedra
Beach are the national headquarters for professional golf's PGA Tour and the
PGA's innovative Player's Club at Sawgrass, where THE PLAYERS Championship
brings together top names in golf every May.
The city's cultural life is rich. The
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, multiple art museums and galleries, the Museum
of Science and History, Jacksonville Zoo, and professional and amateur theaters
all contribute to the cultural opportunities available in Jacksonville. The
Jacksonville Jazz Festival has set the standard for international jazz
festivals. Held each October on the banks of the St. Johns River, the event
attracts top artists and thousands of jazz lovers.
Jacksonville is centrally located for day
trips to historic St. Augustine, the oldest city in the nation; Sea World and
Disney World; St. Simon's Island; Gainesville; Savannah; Charleston and
Tallahassee, the state capitol. Four modern seaport facilities, including the
newest cruise port, make Jacksonville very convenient for your vacation cruise
We invite you to visit and see what the
University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville and the City of
Jacksonville can offer.