Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics-CHIEF & CLIN ASO/FULL PROF

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Jacksonville Campus
Categories: Medicine/Physicians

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Job Description:

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida, Jacksonville is seeking an applicant to fill a full-time position at a non-tenure accruing level of Clinical Associate / Full Professor as Chief of Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics.  This position will report to the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. 

General duties and responsibilities will include:

Serving in a key leadership role with responsibility for all clinical, educational, and operational activities within the division, including fiscal, grant and budget management. Will maintain a clinical practice in Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) and/or Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics (NDD), supporting education of residents and medical students, and providing mentorship to early career faculty. As an academic and education leader, he/she will lead the division in successful resident training, evaluation of learners, and promotion, as well as mentoring and sponsoring pediatric residents who are interested in a career in neurodevelopmental pediatrics. As a leader within the academic medical center, the division chief is expected to model innovative care through commitment to technical expertise and foster collaborations on a national level.

With more than 6,200 faculty and staff, UF Health in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of Gainesville. UF Health physicians offer primary care and specialty services in practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, tallying more than 650,000 outpatient visits and more than 40,000 inpatient admissions annually.

UF Health in Jacksonville, Florida, is comprised of:

  • UF Health Jacksonville, an academic health center near Downtown Jacksonville and home to the area's only adult and pediatric Level I trauma program
  • UF Health North, a 92-bed hospital and outpatient medical campus in North Jacksonville
  • UF Health Science Center Jacksonville, which encompasses three UF colleges in Jacksonville: Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy
  • UF Jacksonville Physicians, Inc., a network of primary and specialty care centers offering exceptional patient care throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. We excel in education, research and patient care that expresses our steadfast values of compassion, excellence, professionalism and innovation. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 450 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 programs and proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

Research, discovery and innovation are critical aspects of our clinical campus and we have some of the country’s leading researchers at our locations searching for and finding new treatments and clinical options.

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty, administrators, residents, fellows, students and staff work as a team in pursuit of our common mission — to heal, to comfort, to educate and to discover through quality health care, elimination of health disparities, medical education, innovation and research.

To learn more about our college, leadership, mission, faculty resources, and the city of Jacksonville visit

Expected Salary:

Negotiable base on experience and academic appointment.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must possess a MD/DO degree and possess or be eligible for a Florida Medical License in Pediatrics.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A MD/DO degree, board eligible or board certified in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.
  • Demonstrated personal and professional commitment to valuing diversity and promoting inclusion by modeling and fostering diversity and cultural proficiency.
  • Superior track record in leadership and building and/or contributing to collaborative team cultures.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and develop talent.
  • Unquestionable integrity and personal ethics.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Interest in participation in multidisciplinary clinical research


Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Search Committee will begin to review applications as soon as an applicant pool is identified. 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 Employer. The University is committed to nondiscrimination 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.

The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS 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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