General Pediatrics - CHIEF & CLIN ASO/FULL PROF

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Jacksonville Campus
Categories: Executive/Director/Management, Health Profession

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Job Description:

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville seeks applicants to fill a full-time leadership position as the Division Chief of General Pediatrics. This position will be at the non-tenure accruing level of Associate/Full Professor. As Division Chief, the faculty member will manage the direct clinical care, supervise day-to-day operations, and grow the patient base of the various clinics around the city. The successful candidate must have practice experience and the ability to expand a pediatric practice in an area with excellent demographics and a growing population that is currently underserved by pediatricians.

The physicians and allied health professionals in the Department of Pediatrics are concerned with all children, from newborn to age 18 and are involved in all phases of pediatric clinical care and research, including primary care and subspecialties. Further, the new Division Chief will join an academic health center that is a hub for clinical research, a leader in the education of health professionals and a unique provider of high quality patient care to the region and beyond.

This position will report to the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. The following is a general description of duties and responsibilities:

This faculty will have dedicated time (approximately 50%) as Division Chief to supervise, manage, direct and administer the General Academic Pediatric Division, which currently consists of 12 primary care pediatric practices with the UF network (with two additional practices planned within the next year). Responsibilities include a commitment to leadership, resident teaching, advancing quality improvement initiatives and standardization of primary care services. Participation on committees to represent the Department of Pediatrics and the Division of General Academic Pediatrics as required. Attendance at Department faculty meetings and lead Divisional meetings as required.

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:

Applicants must possess an MD/DO degree, Florida Medical License eligibility and BC/BE in pediatrics.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position was originally posted under requisition #43054. All previous applicants do not need to reapply.

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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