Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Pediatric Otolaryngologist

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Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Allied Health, Medicine/Physicians
Department:29210000 - MD-OTOLARYNGOLOGY

Classification Title:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Job Description:

Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Florida is seeking applicants who wish to pursue an academic career in Pediatric Otolaryngology at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, with a multi-mission track. The candidate will provide and direct clinical care for children with full range of pediatric otolaryngology services, both in the inpatient and outpatient settings with APP and resident support. The successful applicant will join a busy academic practice with 15 faculty, 3 of which are pediatric fellowship-trained physicians. Tenure status and academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

Developing a subspecialty niche depending on the physician's interests will be encouraged. Airway reconstruction surgery, treatment of vascular malformations, hearing loss and/or a cochlear implantation, craniofacial surgery are all potential areas of development given a physician's defined interest. Leadership opportunities in clinical care, education and research may be available depending on interest and experience of the candidate.

This is a full academic position. The candidate will also be responsible for teaching residents and medical students assigned to the inpatient and outpatient services. The desired candidate should possess a strong commitment to both clinical practice as well as resident teaching. The department currently has a full complement of 15 residents. Ample research opportunities in multidisciplinary groups are available. Our department currently has both NIH and industry sponsored research funding.

Fellowship training in Pediatric Otolaryngology or significant comparable clinical experience is desired. Applicants should be board certified or board eligible in Otolaryngology and licensed (or eligible) to practice in Florida. Starting salary is negotiable, commensurate with education and experience.

UF Health is one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centers and includes UF Health Shands, an 1,100-bed quaternary referral hospital, which consistently ranks among the top 50-hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in multiple specialties. In addition, the University of Florida is a top 5 public research university and includes substantial resources to support teaching, research and collaboration.

The Gainesville, Florida region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked public middle and high schools, and superb weather with multiple year-round recreational opportunities including biking, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and cave diving. Pristine wilderness areas, coastal communities, famous theme parks, and other attractions are within a short driving distance. 


Expected Salary:

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicant must be board certified or board eligible and licensed (or eligible) to practice in Florida.

Preferred Qualifications:

Fellowship training in Pediatric Otolaryngology.  Strong interest in clinical care, teaching and research.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation or contact information for three references. Letters of reference may be addressed to Nikita Chapurin, MD, MHS.

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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 the of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Associate of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at htp://

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination 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.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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