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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 Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville (UFCOMJ) is pleased to announce the search for faculty for the newly-established Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  The position is in line with the vision of the University of Florida to provide state-of-the-art PM&R services throughout Northeast Florida.  A 48-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation unit is currently being established at the UF Health Jacksonville North campus in partnership with Select Medical.  In addition, the is an opportunity to develop a robust outpatient PM&R service.

We seek BC/BE physiatrists at the Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor level with or without subspecialty training.  The desired candidate should have a strong clinical focus as well as an interest in teaching and quality initiatives.  Opportunities for future leadership growth are available.

UFCOMJ is well-positioned to become a leader in PM&R services in Northeast Florida.  It has a Level 1 Trauma Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Program with a large patient network through Northeast Florida.  In addition, the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery are home to comprehensive multiple sclerosis, movement disorder, and spine programs, as well as an ALS Center of Excellence.  The Department of Orthopedics has subspecialties in hand surgery, trauma, and sports, and has received nursing accreditation as a center of excellence in total hip and knee replacement. 

The successful candidates will report to Dr. Ramon Bautista, Professor and Chair of Neurology and the Phyllis Sohn Endowed Chair in Neurosciences.

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:

Salary and academic appointment are negotiable.  Position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.

Minimum Requirements:

Must be MD/DO and BC/BE adult physical medicine and rehabilitation with or without specialty training.  

Preferred Qualifications:



Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Search Committee will begin to review applications on November 8, 2023. 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.

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