Clinical Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Geriatric Medicine

University of Florida College of Medicine

United States

Description

The UF College of Medicine Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, Geriatric Medicine Division is seeking candidates for the position of Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor.  This is a full time, non-tenure track position.  The duties will include clinical effort, and the possibilities for leadership and consultation services in various clinical venues available in the Geriatric Medicine Division.  This physician will also participate in educational activities, which will be included in the clinical education.  The incumbent may have the opportunity to assist in supporting the clinical research effort with the duties to support clinical studies to be determined as available. Clinical education time will be allocated via the clinical effort and includes residents and geriatric fellows.  The total effort will be 60% clinical (which includes clinical education) and 40% service

Minimum qualifications: MD/DO degree and Geriatric Fellowship completed. Board certified as geriatrician, or eligible. Eligible for obtaining the Florida Medical License.

The University of Florida is located in the city of Gainesville, a vibrant and diverse mid-size community in North Central Florida, which enjoys outstanding cultural and recreational amenities, family attractions, excellent schools, a moderate climate and favorable cost of living.

The state's oldest, largest and most comprehensive university, the University of Florida is among the nation's most academically rich public universities. Florida has a long history of established programs in international education, research and service, and is one of only a few public land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. UF offers more than 100 undergraduate majors, combined bachelor’s/master’s degree programs in 65 departments and more than 200 graduate degree programs.

  •  In 2019, U.S. News & World Report Top Public Schools ranked UF as No.7 in the top-10 rankings of national public universities.
  • Forbes also ranked UF as No.6 among “America’s Best Employers” for public universities.
  • UF’s hospital—UF Health Shands—was also ranked as one of the nation’s and region’s top hospital for geriatrics by USNewsHealth.

A faculty of over 4,300 guides approximately 50,000 students enrolled in professional, graduate and undergraduate programs. Outstanding students, faculty, programs, facilities and scholarship opportunities have made UF one of the nation’s best universities, public or private. 

The successful candidate will join a dedicated and passionate community of Geriatricians and researchers at the Institute on Aging whose primary mission is to improve the health, independence and quality of life of older adults by means of interdisciplinary teams in the areas of research, education and health care (website: http://aging.ufl.edu; Twitter handle: @UFAging and #UFAging). Our strengths in the field of aging patient care and research are nationally and internationally recognized as demonstrated by multiple NIH awards and excellent ratings.  The department represents a truly multi-disciplinary approach that is organized into the Geriatric Medicine Division, Biology of Aging Division, Clinical Research Division, and now the Division of Epidemiology and Data science in Gerontology. There are approximately 24 faculty members in addition to 45 staff members who work collaboratively to achieve this mission and have been awarded over $100 million in external funding over the past 5 years. It is also home to the UF The Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center which is one of 14 centers of excellence funded by the National Institute on Aging. The center is located a new contemporary building with the latest in equipment and expertise in Geriatric Medicine, epidemiological, clinical, translational and technology research on aging. It is also closely aligned with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Alzheimers Disease Research Center that offer a myriad of clinical and research services and expertise. 

Additional information is available at www.aging.ufl.edu and www.ufl.edu. For questions about the position and the application process, please email Aging-HR@ufl.edu.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications: MD/DO degree and Geriatric Fellowship completed. Board certified as geriatrician, or eligible for board certification. Eligible for obtaining the Florida Medical License.

Application Instructions

Please upload your CV and a minimum of 3 (three) letters of recommendation.

The 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 http://www.naces.org/   

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.  



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