Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Pediatrics Allergy, Immunology, & Rheumatology

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Work type: Multi-Track Faculty, Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Allied Health, Medicine/Physicians
Department:29091400 - MD-PEDS-IMMUNOLOGY

Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Pediatrics Allergy, Immunology, & Rheumatology

Job Description:

The Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida, College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida, is recruiting a pediatric rheumatologist at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (non-tenure track).  Rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Responsibilities include patient care in the inpatient and outpatient settings, teaching of pediatric rheumatology fellows, residents, and medical students, and/or research, with effort in each area to be determined by candidate strengths.

The Division has three board-certified pediatric rheumatologists as well as six pediatric rheumatology APRNs and two LPNs, providing comprehensive care to children and adolescents throughout Florida.  Our center of excellence is among the largest in the state and the only ACGME-approved program in Florida providing pediatric rheumatology fellowship training.  We are extremely active in the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) and its sub studies, as well as investigator-initiated and pharma-funded research and have a full-time clinical research coordinator and access to other research support through the pediatrics department.  We provide training in musculoskeletal ultrasound and have collaborative research and clinical relationships with Adult Rheumatology, Orthopedics, and PMR, including their state-of-the-art gait analysis laboratory.  The Division also includes a pediatric immunologist who directs one of three state-funded SCID newborn screening sites and provides care to a large population of children with primary immunodeficiencies, as well as two allergists, one pediatric allergy APRN, and allergy nursing.

The University of Florida College of Medicine is the premier academic medical center for children in northern Florida and from referral centers throughout the state and hosts a broad range of NIH-funded biomedical scientists and clinical researchers who benefit from robust institutional support. There is an abundance of research opportunities and possibilities for collaboration throughout the university.

Gainesville is a charming city and home to the University of Florida. The area is known for its natural beauty and the mild climate encourages outdoor activities. Culturally, the city is enriched by the influence of the University. The population of Gainesville is approximately 120,000 with a surrounding population of 250,000. We have a diverse culture, excellent public schools, low cost of living and no state income tax.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have an M.D. degree or equivalent, be licensed or eligible for licensure in Florida, and be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics Rheumatology.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants interested in full-time or part-time appointments will be considered.  Option of tenure depends on applicant qualifications.  The position is open and available immediately.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation or contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an 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.

This position was originally posted under requisition #37619. Previous applicants are still being considered and need not re-apply.

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.

Please contact:

Melissa Elder, MD, PhD

Lowe Family Professor of Allergy and Immunology

Chief, Division of Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology

Department of Pediatrics

University of Florida College of Medicine

Gainesville, FL 32610-0296

Phone: 352-281-9953


Health Assessment Required: Yes


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