Chief & Associate/Professor of Neuromuscular Neurology Division

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Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Medicine/Physicians

Classification Title: Chief & Associate/Professor of Neuromuscular Neurology Division
Job Description:

The Department of Neurology at the University of Florida invites outstanding applicants for consideration for a full-time, tenure or non-tenure track faculty position at the Associate or Professor level to serve as Division Chief for the Neuromuscular Division. This well-established division has specialty clinics in ALS, MDA, CMT and a strong research track with industry and federally funded programs. The division has strong collaborations with basic scientists across the University and several international consortia. The neuromuscular division has a dedicated neuromuscular fellowship, and participates in the UF neurophysiology fellowship. The successful candidate will have a record of accomplishment in neuromuscular translational or clinical research and/or neuromuscular clinical trials. Clinical duties span inpatient and outpatient realms, including teaching and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows.

Opportunities for clinical and research collaborations are abundant. Resources and collaborating institutes include the McKnight Brain Institute, Institute on Aging, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease, Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases, Center for Neurogenetics, Wilder Center for Epilepsy Research, Center for Neuropsychological Studies, Malcom Randall VAMC, including the Brain Research and Rehabilitation Center and Epilepsy Center of Excellence, and Shands HealthCare.

The University of Florida is a top-tier research university with over $900 million of annual research funding. The latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report recognizes UF among the nation's top five public universities. UF Health is the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center, unique for our diverse constellation of health colleges, centers and institutes, and our hospitals, faculty practices and patient care programs.

Gainesville is a vibrant city in Alachua County and serves as the cultural, educational and commercial center for the North Central Florida region. The city is known for its nature parks, sporting events, museums, mild winters and warm summers. Being centrally located makes Gainesville easily situated for day trips to beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, and to theme parks including Disney World, and other cities including Orlando and Tampa. Alachua County Public Schools is consistently rated a high-performing district and there are a variety of opportunities to include magnet program starting in middle school, IB programs, AP courses, and dual-enrollment courses with UF and Santa Fe College.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must be board certified Neurologists or board eligible Neurologists less than 5 years out of training.

Preferred Qualifications:

Success in obtaining extramural funding is highly desired.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.  Three letters of recommendation will be requested.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

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

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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