Apply now Job no: 524656
Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Medicine/Physicians
Department:29050600 - MD-HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY

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Job Description:

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor at the University of Florida. The Department of Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time clinician-research track position for the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. This position seeks an ABIM certified (or eligible) medical oncologist with experience in managing patients with GI cancers and an active interest in the development and conduct of interventional clinical trials and other collaborative clinical research projects. This individual will have a primarily clinical assignment, but will also be expected to develop, conduct and participate in clinical trials and other collaborative research involving patients with gastrointestinal malignancies with a particular focus on expanding the clinical care capacity and research portfolio offerings to patients with colorectal cancer. However, clinical care and research to a lesser degree is also expected to include cancers of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, bile ducts, neuroendocrine system, bowel and anus. The successful candidate will have the opportunity and be expected to collaborate in a variety of activities including subspecialty and multidisciplinary GI cancer clinic at the UF Health main campus, cancer case and research conferences both locally and nationally, collaborative GI oncology clinical research and interventional clinical trials.

The UF Division of Hematology and Oncology is aligned with, and our faculty are members of, the UF Health Cancer Center, providing novel clinical research, innovative treatments, and compassionate care for individuals facing all types of cancer and hematologic diseases. The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in cancer. UF Health Shands Hospital has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in Florida. In addition, the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023ranked UF Health Shands Hospital among the nation’s Top 50 in 10  adult and 5  pediatric specialties:

  • Ear, Nose & Throat (40th)
  • Geriatrics (45th)
  • Orthopedics (26th)
  • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (48th)
  • Urology (48th)
  • Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery (26th)
  • Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology (13th)
  • Pediatric Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (18th)
  • Pediatric Cancer (49th)
  • Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery (34th)

UF Health Shands Hospital was also listed as “high performing” in seven procedures, including colon cancer surgery, lung cancer surgery, heart failure, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, COPD, neurology & neurosurgery, and orthopaedics. Our GI Oncology Disease Site Group is one of the largest DSGs at the UF Health Cancer Center with a long tradition of transdisciplinary research, collaboration and leadership. The UF Health Rectal Cancer Program is also accredited through the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Our center is a designated Pancreatic Cancer Center of Excellence through the National Pancreas Foundation and is a Founding member of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Precision Promise Clinical Trial Network. We have programmatic research relationships with the NCI Clinical Trial Evaluation Program (CTEP), the National Clinical Trial Network (NCTN) through NRG Oncology main membership, the Experimental Therapeutics Clinical Trial Network (ETCTN) and multiple other clinical trial networks and foundations.

Resources available for professional development at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center include leadership, education, and research training through support from the UF Health Cancer Center, Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), formal mentorship programs, and supported opportunities for teaching and research.  Clinical research support is provided by the UF Health Cancer Center Clinical Research Office. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, good verbal and written communication skills, a strong sense of teamwork and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors.

Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible in Medical Oncology and be eligible for a Florida Medical License.

The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive living, nationally ranked public schools, and multiple year-round indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Foreign national candidates whose employment conditions meet federal and University requirements under an immigrant classification are eligible to apply.

Tenure accruing and non-tenure accruing tracks are available. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications.

Expected Salary:

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible in Medical Oncology and be eligible for a Florida Medical License.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation.

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 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.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes.


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