Adolescent Medicine Physician & Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

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

Classification Title: Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor 
Job Description:

The University of Florida (UF) Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine - Jacksonville is seeking a full-time non-tenue track Adolescent Medicine Physician who is board-certified/board-eligible in Pediatrics. The position will be at the Clinical Assistant/Associate or Full Professor rank, depending on qualifications and experience, and will provide outpatient primary and subspecialty care for adolescent patients in an academic medical setting at UF Health Jacksonville. The clinician will join the General Academic Pediatric division that includes 11 primary care pediatric practices located throughout Jacksonville, including one in southern Georgia.      

Clinical work will include, but not be limited to, the areas of adolescent primary care, mental health wellness, behavioral health disorders, reproductive and sexual health care, eating disorders, school health, substance abuse, sports medicine and transition care.

In addition to clinical responsibilities, the individual will also be involved with training pediatric residents and will assume responsibility for restructuring and facilitating the Adolescent Medicine Rotation. The faculty member will be encouraged to participate in quality improvement work and to collaborate with other members of the department on clinical research projects. There is an expectation to participate fairly in on-call rotation for evening and after hours call.

This position will report to the Chief of the Division of General Academic Pediatrics and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.

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.

To learn more about our college, our leadership and our campus, please visit us at

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Board-eligible/board-certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

A graduate of an Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Training Program.

Licensed in the state of Florida or eligible for a Florida medical license.

Preferred Qualifications:

An exceptional self-motivated team player committed to clinical care, and with the skills to:

a) provide the highest level of care and clinical education

b) communicate and collaborate with academic and community stakeholders in the care of children and families

c) expand the division

d) develop an academic focus that will contribute to the academic advancement of the specialty

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.

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.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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