Infectious Disease and Immunology/Pediatrics UF CARES - CLIN AST/ASO PROF

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Jacksonville Campus
Categories: Health Profession

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Job Description:

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College Of Medicine – Jacksonville (UF COM-J) seeks a full-time faculty member at the non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate Professor. The faculty member’s primary assignment will be with the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and University of Florida Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Service (UF CARES) at the UF COM-J. The Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases has inpatient services primarily at the Children’s Hospital and also provides services at UF CARES, which is the only comprehensive HIV program in north Florida serving adults, adolescents, children and pregnant women. The Division has a Fellowship Program and active NIH funded research program. Responsibilities will include providing consultations on the inpatient infectious diseases service and outpatient services both for infectious diseases and HIV.   

The new pediatric infectious diseases physician will be responsible for inpatient pediatric infectious diseases consultative service and outpatient pediatric infectious diseases and HIV services. In addition to inpatient and outpatient clinical service the individual will have administrative responsibilities within University of Florida Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Service (UF CARES).

Successful candidate is expected to spend, 60% of their time with the UF CARES performing clinical, research, educational and administrative duties. This individual will serve as the Medical Director for UF CARES with 20% funded protected administrative time, 20% funded time for clinical duties at UF CARES clinic, 10% funded time for outreach and testing program and 10% of the time on research. 40% of the time will be on inpatient consultative service.

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:

The successful candidate will have a MD/DO degree and be board certified/board eligible in, pediatrics or medicine-pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases with eligibility for Florida licensure.  

Preferred Qualifications:

Administrative and supervisory experience is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position was originally posted under requisition # 85815. All previous applicants do not need to reapply.

This is a time-limited position. Time-limited positions are based on circumstances, such as funding sources, which control the length of time for which the position is available.

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 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 institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. 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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