Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Neurology
University of Florida Department of Neurology
United States

Description

The Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine -Jacksonville, seeks three (3) full time faculty at the non-tenure accruing level of Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. The successful candidates will be BC/BE adult neurologists with or without specialty training and will have the opportunity to create and cultivate the new UF-COM Jacksonville Neurology presence at Flagler Health Hospital in St. Augustine, Florida.

This position will report to the Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville.

The successful candidate will enjoy a blended inpatient and outpatient schedule with responsibility for the delivery of high quality health care.  Opportunities also exist to develop subspecialty interests.  Collaboration and relationship building will be essential for successfully working alongside teams from UF-COM Jacksonville and Flagler Health. 

The following is a description of general duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide and maintain a high level of quality and compassionate acute and chronic to both inpatients and outpatients from a wide variety of cases.
  • Provide clinical teaching of trainees in Neurology and participate in the educational program.
  • Responsible for excellent communication with primary care physicians.
  • Assist in marketing of the Neurology program to community physicians and managed care organizations.
  • Responsible for building relationship and communicating with primary care physicians, specialist and other stakeholders to enhance patient care and grow patient volume.
  • Participate in monthly division meetings, administrative functions and institutional committees as requested.

The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three UF colleges - medicine, nursing and pharmacy - located on the approximately 110-acre UF Health Jacksonville campus. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 400 faculty members and 300 residents and fellows. The college offers 32 accredited graduate medical education programs. In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville.

For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected in their fields. The campus' faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known publications.

Residents in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia are offered all the benefits of an academic health center by combining our strengths with that of the UF Health Jacksonville. Together, the University of Florida Health Science Center–Jacksonville and UF Health Jacksonville form the region’s premier academic health center–UF Health, a leader in the education of health professionals, a hub for clinical research and a unique provider of high-quality patient care.

With more than 5,000 faculty and staff, the academic health center in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of Gainesville, offering nearly 100 specialty services, including: Cancer services; Cardiovascular; Neuroscience; Orthopaedic; Pediatrics; Poison Center; Trauma and Critical Care; and Women and Families services. At 37 clinical sites throughout Northeast Florida, UF physicians tally more than 600,000 outpatient visits and more than 34,000 inpatient admissions annually.

About St. Augustine and Florida’s First Coast Region

  • Vibrant seaside region of cultural diversity including dining, art galleries, theatres, orchestras, ballets, festivals, live entertainment, living history interpretations and re-enactments, and celebratory parades.
  • St. Augustine population is 14,280 (2016); St. Johns County population is 254,261 (2018)
  • U.S. Census Bureau indicates that the population increased 4.2 percent between 2017 and 2018, making St. Johns County the eighth-fastest growing county in the country.
  • St. Johns County ranked Florida’s Healthiest County for the 8th consecutive year.
  • The median income for a household in the county was $50,099, and the median income for a family was $59,153.
  • St. Johns County School District ranked #1 in Florida for 10 consecutive years.
  • Home of the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind.
  • Flagler College is recognized by US News and World Report as a “Best Value College.”
  • As the oldest continuously occupied city established by Europeans in the continental United States, St. Augustine has a rich history.
  • There are 53 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 6 National Historic Landmarks.
  • Florida does not impose a state income tax.
  • For additional information regarding our region, please visit:
    • https://www.sjcchamber.com/
    • https://www.sjcchamber.com/st-augustine
    • https://www.citystaug.com/

Qualifications

Must be MD/DO and BC/BE adult neurologist with or without specialty training.  

Application Instructions

The Search Committee will begin to review applications as soon as an applicant pool is identified.  Please include a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae.   

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 Systems 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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