Apply now Job no: 524817
Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty, Other Faculty, Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Medicine/Physicians
Department:29141701 - MD-SURG-TCV AORTIC DISEASE CTR

Classification Title:

Clinical Geneticist/Research Faculty Member – Tenure or Non-tenure Track

Job Description:

You Belong Here

The University of Florida College of Medicine as part of UF Health, invites applications for a full-time tenure or non-tenure track faculty position to serve as a key member of the UF Health Aortic Disease Center team at an exciting time of growth and innovation for the college. The UF Health Aortic Disease Center combines leading-edge science with compassionate and personalized care by providing evidence-based, comprehensive care to patients with aortic disease using a multidisciplinary approach which includes cardiovascular surgery, vascular surgery, cardiology, anesthesia, interventional radiology, genetics and nursing.

UF Health consistently ranks as a high surgical volume center for aortic procedures when compared to other Vizient comprehensive academic medical centers. This large practice offers an outstanding opportunity to advance the field of aortic genetics research and treatment within the Department of Surgery, playing a powerful role in all aspects of this program including the identification of previously unrecognized genetic variants.

If you enjoy a cross-disciplinary research approach, and entrepreneurial culture that celebrates independent thinkers and offers professional development opportunities, you belong here!

The Opportunity

This position will report to the Director of the UF Health Aortic Disease Center at the University of Florida College of Medicine. this position will help patients with genetic conditions in the evaluation, diagnosis and management of their care, providing inpatient consultations as well as outpatient continuing care in our multispecialty clinic in conjunction with the genetic counselors. Our University of Florida campus has incredible resources with 10 colleges and six Health Sciences Colleges on a single campus which allows for cross-and inter-disciplinary collaboration opportunities.

This position is an excellent opportunity for a physician scientist passionate about advancing the field of aortic genetics research and treatment while also playing a powerful role in all aspects of this program including the identification of previously unrecognized genetic variants.

This role will:

  • Provide genetic clinical care to patients in both an inpatient and outpatient setting in conjunction with genetic counselors.
  • Evaluate, diagnose and manage patients with genetic conditions.
  • Support a robust, cross-disciplinary research program in both the clinical and basic science arenas.
  • Deliver clinical education and advanced training to medical students, residents, and fellows.
  • Opportunity to represent the Department of Surgery, the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and the UF Health Aortic Disease Center on committees while also taking part in professional development opportunities and presenting at national conferences.

Benefits & Rewards

As one of the nation’s top public research universities, we are dedicated to elevating our benefits offerings to support the wellbeing of our faculty and staff and to be responsive to a range of individual and family needs. We offer:

  • 403(b)/457 plans
  • Individual and family health insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
  • Public Service Forgiveness Loan Eligible Employer
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Sovereign immunity malpractice status
  • Paid sick, vacation, and parental leave
  • UF Health Wellness Program
  • Lots of sunshine

Learn more about our diverse benefits package here:   
About the University of Florida and the College of Medicine

UF is one of the nation’s top-5 universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The UF College of Medicine, the largest of six colleges at the UF Academic Health Center, ranks #16 among top public research institutions and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community.

Based in Gainesville, FL, UF is in the heart of a growing city located in the tourism capital of the world. With its beautiful natural landscape, nearby freshwater springs and wide-open prairies, Gainesville is a place "where nature and culture meet." The area is also gaining a lightning speed reputation as a thriving hub for technology, including UF’s recently launched Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative, with the goal of making the university a leader in AI research and development. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

Additionally, being part of the UF College of Medicine means joining a community that foster personal and professional goals and achievements of its employees. UF and COM offers a variety of tools, resources and training to help you learn and grow. When you rise, we do, too – and we welcome applications from individuals who would bring dimensions the university’s vision and mission.

Our Commitment

The University of Florida College of Medicine and the Department are committed to diversity, inclusion, and health equity, in part through actively finding, developing, and including the best talent to support being “a premier institution focused on promoting health and alleviating human suffering through exceptional education, discovery, innovation, and patient-centered health care of the highest quality.” As part of the College’s strategic plan, numerous initiatives have been launched in support of efforts to lead the nation in promoting and celebrating workplace diversity and inclusion and support comprehensive, intentional strategies to advance health care equity and access to care.

To learn more about the College of Medicine’s strategic plan “Engage, Innovate, Excel 2026,” please visit:

We welcome applications from and nominations of anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical mission, including women, members of underrepresented groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Expected Salary:

Negotiable; commensurate with education and experience 

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must possess an MD degree, be board eligible or board-certified and eligible for Florida medical license

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have experience in the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of patients with genetic aortic conditions and a proven record of excellent clinical care in a patient-and family-centered environment. In addition, basic science research experience is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, candidates should apply online at Careers at UF. Please include your letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Applications and nominations will be kept confidential.

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting as soon as possible after the posting date. Inquiries and nominations can be sent to Tammy Kegley, Administrator with the College of Medicine at

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.

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



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