Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Trauma ICU

University of Florida Department of Surgery

United States


The Department of Surgery at the University of Florida, College of Medicine, Division of Acute Care Surgery is currently seeking applicants for an open rank, tenure or non-tenure track faculty member.

As a faculty member in the Department of Surgery, you are expected to render clinical care as an intensivist in the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) including call duties commensurate with your clinical assignment and on a rotational basis with your colleagues. Your main focus will be the Surgical Critical Care Service patients, with the majority of your clinical weeks being performed in the NeuroMedicine and CardioVascular Tower. You primary clinical goal is provide critical care for CardioVascular patients. In addition, it is expected you will participate in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation patient cannulation and coverage (ECMO) and lung transplant coverage (i.e. lung harvesting) as deemed appropriate by the medical directors of those respective services and the chief of TCV surgery. However, those duties shall not interfere with the expected number of weeks per year of clinical intensivist call. Also, you will be expected to participate in bedside procedures, including but not limited to, percutaneous tracheostomies and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement. Intensive care unit scheduling and evaluations will be determined by the medical and co-medical directors of those units. Similarly, the TCV faculty member who is the medical director of ECMO and lung transplant will be responsible for scheduling and evaluating you for any ECMO or lung transplant responsibilities. Ultimately, all medical directors will report regarding your status to the chief of Acute Care Surgery.

Your educational duties include medical student and resident education rotating on your service. You will also be expected to assist with the teaching of surgical residents through the level-specific, didactic curriculum and medical students through the 3rd year rotation small group sessions.  Finally, you will also participate in the training of the Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery and TCV fellows.


Minimum Qualifications:  This position requires an M.D. degree or equivalent; board certification or eligibility in general surgery as well having completed a critical care fellowship (board certification or eligibility in surgical critical care).  Excellent communication skills and evidence of collaborative work are required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Successful background in research, including expertise in clinical trials and outcomes research; positive academic commitment to the education of residents and medical students.

Application Instructions

  • All Applicants must apply at: .  Letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation and/or references required with submission of application.
  • The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting as soon as possible after the posting date.
  • The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. 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.
  • If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 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.
  • 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 National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at .

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