Neonatologist-AST/ASO/FULL PROF

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Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Jacksonville Campus
Categories: Medicine/Physicians

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Job Description:

This position was originally posted under requisition #83792. All previous applicants do not need to reapply.

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is inviting applicants for several full-time Neonatologist positions in the Division of Neonatology as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor rank at a tenure/non-tenure accruing level based on qualifications.  Our clinical neonatology program staffs 6 area Level 1 through Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Units.  The clinical assignment will be exclusively or predominantly at our Level 3 and Level 4 units that admit 700 and 650 neonates per year, respectively.  All outborn neonates born in Florida within the Jacksonville catchment area with birth weights less than 1251 are transferred to the Level 3 of Level 4 NICU allowing for geographically robust clinical studies in the highest risk population.  We also receive neonates from Southeastern Georgia and the Florida Panhandle.  We are an active participant in the Vermont-Oxford Network and in the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative.  Major responsibilities for this position are patient care and teaching. 

We will review applications from any board-certified or board-eligible neonatologist. We are looking for a variety of applicants, including new graduates from fellowship training as well as  candidates with an established record of quality improvement and/or clinical outcomes research or who have mentored academic growth of junior faculty.

We are looking for individuals who have demonstrated a zest for teaching of pediatric residents and advanced practice providers, continued personal professional development, an affinity for continuous quality improvement and/or outcomes-based research, and skills in working as part of a large team. 

This position will report to the Chief of the Division of Neonatology and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.  Following is a partial description of duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical critical care to neonates and newborns at the 6 hospitals staffed by our division of neonatology as assigned by the Chief, Division of Neonatology and/or designee.
  • Teach and supervise the care of pediatric residents and advanced practice providers.
  • Participate on committees to represent the Department of Pediatrics as required by Chief, Division of Neonatology and/or designee as required.
  • Participate in monthly department faculty meetings, administrative functions and institutional committees as requested.
  • Develop new and support ongoing divisional academic activities for the purpose of advancing the careers of junior faculty.

With more than 6,200 faculty and staff, UF Health in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of Gainesville. UF Health physicians offer primary care and specialty services in practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, tallying more than 650,000 outpatient visits and more than 40,000 inpatient admissions annually.

UF Health in Jacksonville, Florida, is comprised of:

  • UF Health Jacksonville, an academic health center near Downtown Jacksonville and home to the area's only adult and pediatric Level I trauma program
  • UF Health North, a 92-bed hospital and outpatient medical campus in North Jacksonville
  • UF Health Science Center Jacksonville, which encompasses three UF colleges in Jacksonville: Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy
  • UF Jacksonville Physicians, Inc., a network of primary and specialty care centers offering exceptional patient care throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. We excel in education, research and patient care that expresses our steadfast values of compassion, excellence, professionalism and innovation. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 450 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 programs and proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

Research, discovery and innovation are critical aspects of our clinical campus and we have some of the country’s leading researchers at our locations searching for and finding new treatments and clinical options.

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty, administrators, residents, fellows, students and staff work as a team in pursuit of our common mission — to heal, to comfort, to educate and to discover through quality health care, elimination of health disparities, medical education, innovation and research.

To learn more about our college, leadership, mission, faculty resources, and the city of Jacksonville visit

The executive search firm Medicus has been retained to assist in this recruitment. Brian White of Medicus is the lead consultant on the search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited and should be submitted to search team member Linda Hughes via email Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Minimum Requirements:

All candidates must have a MD/DO/MBBS degree, be board-certified in Pediatrics and board-eligible/board-certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Florida and for credentialing at area hospitals.   

Preferred Qualifications:

Looking for individuals who have demonstrated a zest for teaching and continued personal professional development, an affinity for continuous quality improvement and/or outcomes-based research, and skills in working as part of a large team.  Preference will be given to individuals who have a track record of mentoring junior faculty in their clinical development and academic endeavors and/or have experience with collaborative multicenter research or large data sets.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Search Committee will begin to review applications as soon as an applicant pool is identified. This position is open until filled.

Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.

The final 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 the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to nondiscrimination 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.

The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS 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.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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