Cardiology Heart Failure - Clinical Assistant Professor

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Jacksonville Campus
Categories: Medicine/Physicians
Department:30050000 - JX-MEDICINE AT JAX

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Cardiology Heart Failure - Clinical Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The Division of Cardiology of the Department of Medicine at the University Of Florida College Of Medicine – Jacksonville is seeking a non-tenure track Cardiology Non-Invasive Clinical Assistant Professor to join our growing academic practice.

Our internationally recognized faculty are leaders in cardiac care, research and education. Our rapidly expanding Cardiovascular Program is focused on the tri-partite mission of education, clinical care and research. Faculty physicians provide services at the UF Health Cardiovascular Center – Jacksonville. Using the most sophisticated equipment available, the center offers state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative cardiac services. Many leading-edge interventional therapies are offered in Northeast Florida only at the UF Health Cardiovascular Center – Jacksonville.

We share our wealth of knowledge and experience through three ACGME-accredited fellowship training programs in cardiovascular diseaseinterventional cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. The faculty member will report directly to the Chief of Cardiology. Responsible for providing and maintaining a high level of quality In-patient and Outpatient intermediate care for heart failure patients. Active participation in Cardiovascular Fellowship training in the heart failure and clinical general cardiology area.  Develop and sustain a heart failure research program. Work with medical Director of Research and Research Administrators to initiate heart failure research studies as well as seek out appropriate research protocols for heart failure. Appointment will be at the non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate Professor, based on qualifications.

Candidate must have MD/DO and be BC/BE in Cardiology with high interest and expertise in non-invasive imaging. Must be able to obtain a Florida Medical License.

The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. The college is affiliated with UF Health in Jacksonville, a health system comprised of two hospitals — the 603-bed UF Health Jacksonville and 92-bed UF Health North — and more than 60 primary and specialty care practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 440 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training program sand proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

The college offers 38 accredited graduate medical education programs and 14 non-standard programs. More than 100 residents and fellows from programs across the U.S. come to UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville to participate in various clinical rotations as well.

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. Third-year medical students enrolled at UF spend about 25 percent of their training at the Jacksonville campus, gaining valuable experience in an urban setting. While third-year rotations are only offered to UF students, elective rotations in the final year of clinical training are available to students from accredited schools in the US and Canada.

For practicing 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 college's 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 publications. In 2019, the campus received $23.1 million in external research funding, approximately 50% of which was federally sponsored projects.

The campus houses a 16,000-square-foot clinical and translational research facility. To support faculty and resident research, the college has a Center for Data Solutions, offering researchers analytics, epidemiology and biostatistics support, and a Center for Research Training, helping develop the next generation of highly collaborative clinical researchers.

Located in the Northeastern part of the state on the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville’s weather is sunny and pleasant. We enjoy an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, yet have the coolest summers in the state. Known as the River City, Jacksonville is a major port city with numerous waterways, two Naval bases, several nature preserves, marshes, lakes, wetlands and miles of beaches. Flowing through Jacksonville is the 310-mile St. Johns River, which plays a major role in our work and play.

Expected Salary:

Salary is negotiable; commensurate with experience and qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

Based on qualifications. Candidate must have MD/DO and be BC/BE in Cardiology with high interest and expertise in non-invasive imaging. Must be able to obtain a Florida Medical License.

Preferred Qualifications:

High interest and expertise in non-invasive imaging. 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

**This position was originally posted under requisition (#44495). All previous applicants do not need to apply**

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please upload Cover Letter and CV with application.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at   

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.  

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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