Position Descriptions

Cardiovascular Medicine
General Internal Medicine
Hematology/Oncology
Infectious Disease
Nephrology, Hypertension & Renal Transplant
Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology


  • Cardiovascular Medicine

University of Florida Seeking Chief of Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

The Chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine will provide strategic vision and leadership for the clinical, educational, research and professional development initiatives of this nationally recognized 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 leadership
  • A reputation for successful development of clinical and interdisciplinary research programs
  • Research, clinical and educational excellence
  • Expertise in faculty development and mentorship
  • Strategic vision for local, regional and national excellence

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is comprised of a dynamic and diverse group of 34 faculty members and 30 fellows providing a full range of clinical services, including general consultative cardiovascular care of inpatients and outpatients, and subspecialty care in the areas of cardiac imaging, interventional cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology, and advanced heart failure & heart transplantation including mechanical cardiac support.  The Division has a large and mature program in structural heart interventions, and the affiliated Malcom Randall Veterans Administration Medical Center hosts a regional VA referral center for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). The Division has a long and distinguished record of prominence in the field of Cardiology at the local, regional and national levels including two former Presidents, and four former Governors of the American College of Cardiology. The Division has a robust clinical operation and cares for over 26,000 unique patients each year. Our academic medical center (UF Health) has also made substantial recent investments into heart & vascular care through the construction of a new, state-of-the-art, heart & vascular hospital which includes inpatient and outpatient care facilities, cardiac catheterization and hybrid operating room suites, intensive care unit facilities, and cardiac & vascular operative suites.

The Division maintains a substantial and sustained commitment to research and discovery at the basic, clinical, and translational level. Currently, the division has both NIH and VA funded faculty members with projects spanning basic research on vascular biology, regenerative cell therapy for cardiovascular disease, drug-resistant hypertension, and women’s heart health. Likewise the division is actively enrolling patients in 12 clinical trials, and accounts for over $8 million in annual research funding from 39 grants.

The Division is also dedicated to excellence in medical education. Many faculty members have received institutional recognition for instructional excellence. Fellowship training is offered in fully accredited programs in Cardiovascular Diseases,  Interventional Cardiology, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, and in Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplantation. Fellows are given the opportunity to engage in research and many have advanced into careers in academic medicine.

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. The Division also has a large faculty and fellow presence at the Malcom Randall Veterans Administration Medical Center, which is one of the largest regional health care facilities in the VA.

Interested? Contact careers@medicine.ufl.edu or use the form below for more information.

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  • General Internal Medicine

The University of Florida Department of Medicine is seeking general internal medicine physician applicants for a full-time, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor clinical position within the Division of General Internal Medicine. The successful candidate will practice as part of an academic group practice caring for a personal panel of ambulatory care patients, as well as teaching and supervising medical students and residents in both ambulatory and hospital settings.

Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork, and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors.  Applicants should have a record of proficiency in clinical duties, fostering a progressive and dynamic work environment, and strong interest in medical education.

Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible in Internal Medicine and eligible for a Florida Medical License.

About Us:
The UF Division of General Internal Medicine is comprised of 40 faculty members and advanced practitioners who work together to provide comprehensive adult care at more than 50,000 ambulatory care visits and 10,000 hospital encounters annually. The Division manages three modern and highly resourced outpatient practices located in Gainesville, Florida. Each ambulatory care practice is linked to the same electronic health record as our UF Health Shands hospital system; and a highly-regarded ambulatory care scribe program is offered for all faculty.  Faculty also are expected to attend on our hospital teaching services working with medical students and residents.  The Division places significant emphasis on its innovative faculty career development program, which prioritizes faculty retention, well-being, and advancement in academic medicine, education, and collaborative scholarship. We pride ourselves on being family oriented and leaders in promotion of institutional faculty wellness initiatives.

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. The  University of Florida is a top 10 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.

Salary is negotiable; commensurate with education and experience.

Interested? Contact careers@medicine.ufl.edu or use the form below for more information.

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  • Hematology/Oncology 

GI Oncology Position at the University of Florida

The UF Department of Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time, clinician-research track position for the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. This position seeks an ABIM certified (or eligible) medical oncologist with experience in managing patients with GI cancers and an active interest in the development and conduct of clinical trials.

  • Well organized multidisciplinary care and translational research team
  • Robust clinical research portfolio from which to participate, engage and develop
  • Access to early phase and investigator-initiated trial resources
  • Well integrated clinical research team specific to the GI Oncology program
  • Significant clinical investigator career development and mentorship opportunities

This individual will have a clinical assignment, but will also be expected to develop, conduct and participate in clinical trials focused on translational research and innovative technologies and treatments that focus on patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. These cancers include, but are not limited to, the following: esophagus, stomach, pancreatic, biliary, neuroendocrine, hepatic, colorectal and anus. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate in a variety of activities including subspecialty and multidisciplinary GI cancer clinic at the UF Health main campus, cancer case and research conferences, and disease-specific clinical trials.

The University of Florida is a top 10 public university and is the flagship public university in the state of Florida, which has the second highest cancer burden in the country.  The UF Division of Hematology and Oncology 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 boasts an impressive faculty who are national leaders of treatment and research in multiple disciplines, including cancer and associated subspecialties.

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 for this position is provided by the UF Health Cancer Center Clinical Research Office, which includes a full-service suite of clinical research staff, protocol development writers and regulatory specialists to assist clinical investigator faculty. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, good verbal and written communication skills, a strong sense of teamwork, and a desire to improve the care of cancer patients through clinical research and scientific discoveries.

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. Salary is negotiable, commensurate with education and experience

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

Interested? Contact careers@medicine.ufl.edu or use the form below for more information.

University of Florida Seeking Hematologist/Oncologist at Assistant, Associate, Full Professor Level with Experience in Hematologic Malignancies.

The Department of Medicine is seeking applications for full-time tenure or non-tenure clinician-research track positions for the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. These positions seek ABIM certified (or board-eligible) hematologist- oncologists with experience in hematologic malignancies and an active interest in the development and conduct of clinical trials.  Specifically, these positions will focus on blood and marrow transplantation, hematologic malignancies, and cellular immunotherapy.  An emphasis on multiple myeloma clinical trials for one of the positions is desired.  This is an opportunity to join a program that is a charter core center of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network for 18 years, has been FACT accredited since 2000, and has had consistent growth in patient volumes, while achieving superior outcomes. The majority of our patients are enrolled in clinical trials.  Candidates are expected to have excellent clinical, educational, communication, and time management skills.  A plan for clinical and/or translational research is expected.

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. In addition, UF Health Shands Hospital is ranked among the top-50 in 6 adult specialties and 6 pediatric specialties and ranked high performing in 4 adult specialties and 5 procedures and conditions in the 2017-2018 edition of America’s Best Hospitals, published by U.S. News & World Report including cardiology, gastroenterology, kidney disorders, and pulmonology. UF Health Shands Hospital is poised for continued growth with the rise of a new UF Health Shands Specialty Hospital Tower, completed in 2017. Resources available for professional development at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center include leadership, education, and research tracks within Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), formal mentorship programs, and supported opportunities for teaching and research. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors.

The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive living, nationally ranked schools, and multiple year-round recreational opportunities.

Requirements: Applicants must hold or be eligible for a Florida medical license and be board certified or eligible in Oncology or Hematology.

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

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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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