Position Descriptions


Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

University of Florida Seeking Chief of Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

The Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism will provide strategic vision and leadership for the clinical, educational, research and professional development initiatives of this nationally recognized and expanding program. Applicants should be at the Professor or Associate Professor rank, either tenured or non-tenure track.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A distinguished record of research and scholarly achievement
  • Clinical and educational excellence
  • A track record of strong leadership and development of interdisciplinary research and clinical programs
  • Ability to work closely with other University of Florida clinicians and researchers across the college and department to provide a multidisciplinary approach to clinical care and research
  • Expertise and enthusiasm for faculty development, mentorship, and sponsorship
  • Strategic vision for local, regional and national excellence in all academic missions

The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism is comprised of a dynamic and diverse group of 19 faculty members and 7 fellows providing a full range of clinical services, including general consultative endocrinology/diabetes care for inpatients and outpatients, and subspecialty care in the areas of Obesity, Thyroid, Bone, Pituitary, Adrenal, Transgender, Diabetes Technology and peri-transplant  medicine. The Division has a robust clinical operation and cares for over 28,000 patients each year (inpatient >10,000 and >18,000 outpatient). The Division has 7 faculty members that staff at the Malcom Randal VA Medical Center, one of the largest and productive VA’s in the country. More importantly, the Division has up-trending momentum and has expanded its clinical and research presence within the University of Florida System.

The Division maintains a substantial and sustained commitment to research and discovery at the basic, clinical, and translational level. Currently, the division has funded faculty members with projects spanning from basic research on mitochondrial metabolic diseases and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease to health service research in the field of thyroid disease. The division is publishing more than 55-60 peer review publication each year.

The Division is also dedicated to excellence in medical education. Many faculty members have received institutional recognition for instructional excellence. The fellowship program has rapidly expanded over the last 10 years and continues to do so; it is currently the second largest endocrine training program in Florida and a leader nationally in training in diabetes and thyroid diseases. The inpatient consult service in endocrinology has been widely recognized by the College of Medicine and has received several awards for outstanding service.

UF Health is the one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centers and the University of Florida is in the nation’s Top 10 public research universities. UF Health benefits from the unique constellation of six health colleges, nine centers and institutes, and a thousand bed hospital on a single University campus. UF Health Shands Hospital is ranked among the top-50 in six adult specialties and six pediatric specialties in U.S. News & World Report.

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    The UF Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism is seeking a BE/BC adult endocrinologist to join our vibrant and rapidly expanding team. This is a full-time appointment in the Department of Medicine at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level for a tenure/non-tenure track position. Rank and Tenure status will be determined based on education and experience. The successful candidate must have a strong interest in developing an academic career.

    The primary duties of the clinical endocrinologist include inpatient and outpatient responsibilities, with opportunities for clinical research and teaching. The Division has several clinical and research fellows and an outstanding clinical fellowship program. The University of Florida enjoys a collaborative relationship with the adjacent VA Hospital and UF Health Shands Hospital. An opportunity for part-time VA appointment is available.

    UF Health Shands Hospital is ranked among the top-50 in nine specialties in the 2020 edition of America’s Best Hospitals published by U.S. News & World Report. Our diabetes and endocrine program is ranked 2nd in Florida (34th in the national rankings).

    Resources available for professional development include leadership, education, and research tracks within a Clinical Translational Science Institute, formal mentorship programs, and supported opportunities for teaching and research across multidisciplinary disciplines. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork, and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors. Substantial start-up packages are available for appropriate research applicants.

    The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive living, nationally ranked schools, and multiple year around recreational opportunities. Foreign national candidates whose employment conditions meet federal and University requirements under an immigrant classification are eligible to apply.

    Starting salary is negotiable; commensurate with education and experience.

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      Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

      The University of Florida Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, part of UF Health, the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center, invites applicants a full-time faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.

      The ideal applicant will be board certified or board eligible in Gastroenterology, with a focus in fellow and student education, and healthcare delivery and outcomes. Hepatology with a focus on liver transplant care, GI malignancy, motility disorders of the lower GI tract/pelvic floor, or general gastroenterology are particularly sought. Clinical duties would include weekly outpatient clinics, endoscopy, and staffing of the GI inpatient and consult services at UF Health Shands Hospitals.  Teaching of fellows, residents, and students is expected. 

      Multiple collaborative research and clinical research opportunities exist in the areas of healthcare outcomes, artificial intelligence applications, GI malignancy, new technology development, obesity, motility disorders, gut microbiome, and many others.  Multiple opportunities for educational scholarship exist for those interested in a career as a clinician-educator.

      The University of Florida is one of the most highly ranked public universities based on research funding, and the division supports a robust clinical program across all GI subspecialties. The Gainesville region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked middle and high schools, and superb weather with endless year-round recreational opportunities.

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        Geriatric Medicine

        The University of Florida Division of Geriatric Medicine is seeking a board eligible or board certified geriatrician to join our rapidly expanding team. This is a full-time appointment in the Department of Medicine at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level for a tenure/non-tenure track position. Rank and tenure status will be determined based on education and experience. The successful candidate must have a strong interest in developing an academic career.

        The primary duties include inpatient and outpatient responsibilities, with opportunities for clinical research and teaching. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors.

        Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible and eligible for a Florida Medical License. Starting salary is negotiable; commensurate with education and experience.

        About Us:

        UF Health is one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centers and includes UF Health Shands, an 1,100-bed quaternary referral hospital, which consistently ranks among the top 50-hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in multiple specialties. In addition, the University of Florida is a top 5 public research university and includes substantial resources to support teaching, research, and collaboration, including one of only two Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) hubs in the state of Florida. The CTSI features a Training and Research Academy for Clinical and Translational Science for early career faculty seeking to develop research skills and pursue careers as clinical investigators.

        About the area:

        The Gainesville, Florida region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked public middle and high schools, and superb weather with multiple year-round recreational opportunities including biking, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and cave diving. Pristine wilderness areas, coastal communities, famous theme parks, and other attractions are within a short driving distance.

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          Hematology/Oncology

          The Department of Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time faculty clinical investigator for the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. This position seeks an ABIM certified (or eligible) hematologist-oncologist with experience in hematologic malignancies and blood and marrow transplantation and an active interest in the development and conduct of clinical trials.  This individual will have a primarily clinical assignment, but will also be expected to develop, conduct and participate in clinical trials and other collaborative research involving patients with hematologic malignancies, blood and marrow transplantation, and cellular immunotherapy. Our Hematologic Malignancy/BMT/Cell Therapy group is a charter Core Center of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network for 20 years, has been FACT-accredited since 2000, is one of 12 centers in the LLS Beat AML consortium, and has had consistent growth in patient volumes, while achieving superior outcomes. Our group conducts a number of investigator-initiated clinical trials and first in human trials of BMT with dendritic cell vaccines manufactured in our Cancer Center GMP facility.

          The successful candidate will ideally have the training and some experience in developing investigator-initiated clinical trials and interacting with laboratory scientists for translational research.  Resources provided are competitive salary, protected time, and the resources of the Cancer Center clinical research office, which provides study coordinators, regulatory support, and biostatistical support.  We have a culture that strongly supports conduct of clinical trials and we enter nearly 15% of all new patients to treatment interventional trials.

          The UF Division of Hematology and Oncology is aligned with, and our faculty are members of, the UF Health Cancer Center, providing novel clinical research, innovative treatments, and compassionate care for individuals facing all types of cancer and hematologic diseases. The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in cancer. UF Health Shands Hospital has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in Florida. In addition, the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 ranked UF Health Shands Hospital among the nation’s Top 50 in 9 adult and 3 pediatric specialties, including cancer (#33).

          Resources available for professional development at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center include leadership, education, and research training through support from the UF Health Cancer Center, Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), formal mentorship programs, and supported opportunities for teaching and research.   Clinical research support is provided by the UF Health Cancer Center Clinical Research Office. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, good verbal and written communication skills, a strong sense of teamwork and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors.

          Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible in Medical Oncology and/or Hematology and be eligible for a Florida Medical License.

          The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive living, nationally ranked public schools, and multiple year-round indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities.Foreign national candidates whose employment conditions meet federal and University requirements under an immigrant classification are eligible to apply.

          Tenure accruing and non-tenure accruing tracks are available. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications.

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            Infectious Disease

            The University of Florida Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time, Ast/Aso/Full Professor position on a tenure/non-tenure. The applicant will be expected to cover clinical services and contribute to the Division’s teaching mission as it relates to students, residents and fellows, with the option for VA 8ths. Effort for clinical and translational research projects will be appropriately protected if applicable.  Applicants should be board-certified or board-eligible in Infectious Diseases.

            The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in several medical specialties. In addition, UF Health Shands Hospital is ranked among the top-50 in eight specialties in the 2016-2017 edition of America’s Best Hospitals, published by U.S. News & World Report. UF and UF Health were both included in Forbes’ listing of “America’s Best Employers.” Resources available for professional development at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center include leadership, education, and research tracks within a Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), formal mentorship programs and opportunities for teaching, research and other forms of scholarly activity. This faculty position may be based at our University teaching hospital or at our immediately adjacent VA Hospital, both of which serve a designated shortage area and/or a medically underserved area/population.

            The Gainesville region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked middle and high schools, and superb weather with multiple year-round recreational opportunities including biking, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and cave diving.

            Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors.

            Foreign national candidates whose employment conditions meet federal and University requirements under an immigrant classification are eligible to apply.

            Rank and Tenure Status will be commensurate with education and experience

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              The University of Florida Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure/non-tenure track Physician Scientist (MD or, MD/PhD) Ast/Aso/Full Professor position to join the division’s team of productive investigators. The Division’s research faculty consists of 11 principal investigators whose research interests include: Antimicrobial resistance and pharmacotherapy, microbiome, hospital epidemiology, mycobacteria, HIV, and vector-borne diseases.

              The academic environment of the University benefits from a strong and collaborative faculty, state of the art research space, and numerous research core facilities as well as extensive opportunities for the development of translational research programs.

              Candidates must have an M.D. degree, and must be board-certified or board-eligible in Infectious Diseases and eligible for a Florida Medical License.

              Candidates should have active NIH career development K award or independent RO1 funding, and are expected to establish independent and well‐funded research program and participate in the teaching of graduate and medical students. Documented evidence of productivity, based on publications in peer-reviewed journals is a requisite, and successful competition for externally funding is anticipated. Start-up funds will be provided as well as ample opportunities for collaboration with basic, translational, and clinical investigators. Rank and Tenure status will commensurate with qualifications. Potential areas of research to include:

              Antimicrobial resistance, stewardship and pharmacotherapy
              HIV prevention, comorbidities and clinical studies
              Vector-borne infections
              Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Outcomes Research

              The applicant will be expected to cover clinical services and contribute to the Division’s teaching mission as it relates to students, residents and fellows, with the option for VA 8ths. Effort for clinical and translational research projects will be appropriately protected if applicable.

              The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in several medical specialties. In addition, UF Health is one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centers and includes UF Health Shands, a 1000-bed quaternary referral hospital which ranks among the top 50-hospitals in the US News & World Report 2021-22 Survey in six adult medical specialties . UF Health Shands specialties were also rated as “high performing” in five specialties, meaning they were in the top 10% of all hospitals nationally scored in that specialty and “high performing” in 11 areas for procedural areas. The University of Health Science Center has a unique constellation of six health colleges and nine-centers and institutes all located on a single campus. The University of Florida is a Top 5 public research university and includes substantial resources to support teaching, research, and collaboration. The University of Florida Health Science Center features one of only 2 Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) hubs in the state of Florida. The CTSI features a Training and Research Academy for Clinical and Translational Science for early career faculty seeking to develop research skills and pursue careers as clinical investigators. UF and UF Health were both included in Forbes’ listing of “America’s Best Employers.”

              This faculty position may be based at our University teaching hospital or at our immediately adjacent VA Hospital, both of which serve a designated shortage area and/or a medically underserved area/population.

              The Gainesville region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked public middle and high schools, and superb weather with multiple year-round recreational opportunities including biking, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and cave diving. Pristine wilderness areas, coastal communities, famous theme parks, and other attractions are within a short driving distance. Gainesville Regional Airport provides non-stop service to four major international air travel hubs.

              Foreign national candidates whose employment conditions meet federal and University requirements under an immigrant classification are eligible to apply.

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                Nephrology, Hypertension & Renal Transplantation

                The University of Florida, Department of Medicine invites applications within the Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, and Renal Transplantation from board certified/board eligible nephrologists who wish to join a thriving quaternary academic center at the level of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor. Requisite attributes for the successful candidate include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork and a desire to train tomorrow’s physicians.

                The Nephrology Division is active in all academic missions with a variety of strong research, educational, and clinical activities. In addition to offering career development opportunities, the Division boasts of a multitude of nephrology subspecialty clinics, in-center and home dialysis, and state-of-the-art CRRT program. The clinical duties will include providing nephrologic care in the inpatient setting as well as outpatient clinics. If desired, affiliation with VA medical center can be granted.

                The Department of Medicine is a national leader in multiple subspecialty areas. UF Health is one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centers and includes UF Health Shands, a 1000-bed quaternary referral hospital which ranks among the top 50-hospitals in the US News & World Report Survey in 7 adult specialties. The University of Florida Health Science Center has a unique constellation of six health colleges and nine-centers and institutes all located on a single campus. The University of Florida is a Top 5 public research university and includes substantial resources to support teaching, research, and collaboration.

                The Gainesville, Florida region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked public middle and high schools, and superb weather with multiple year-round recreational opportunities including biking, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and cave diving. Pristine wilderness areas, coastal communities, famous theme parks, and other attractions are within a short driving distance. Gainesville Regional Airport provides non-stop service to three major international air travel hubs.

                The Division offers a competitive financial package with an excellent base salary and productivity incentives in addition to a strong work-life balance in sunny Florida. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications.

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