• University of Florida
  • United States
  • Apr 29, 2023

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Job Description:

The Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine- Jacksonville, seeks a full-time faculty member at the non-tenure accruing level of Clinical Assistant/ Associate Professor. The successful candidate will be a MD or DO, will possess a Florida Medical license or Medical Faculty Certificate and prefer Board Certified/ Board Eligible in Neurosurgery.

The candidate should have a specialty interest in Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery with successful completion of Endovascular fellowship training. The candidate will also have an interest in the management of Neuro- trauma patients. This position will report to the Chairman of the Department of' Neurosurgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville.

As a member of the Department of Neurosurgery, the individual will have the opportunity to enjoy a multidisciplinary collaboration with colleagues utilizing departmental case reviews and tumor board conferences. The successful candidate is also expected to participate in shared general neurosurgery responsibilities, teaching, and research.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

Major responsibilities include teaching, patient care, and research. The candidate will be responsible to provide and maintain a high level of quality and compassionate care to both in-patients and outpatients suffering from a variety of disorders consisting of' brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerve as well as endovascular disorders. The candidate will work to enhance and further develop the Acute Care Neurosurgery division in the department of Neurosurgery including building interdepartmental collaborations and treatment protocols as well as clinical and translational research and teaching of medical students, residents and fellows. Rotational Level 1 trauma call as well as Cerebrovascular call for the organization.

Provide clinical teaching of trainees in Neurosurgery and participate in the educational program

Assist in marketing the Neurosurgery Program to community physicians and managed care organizations.

Participate in monthly division meetings, administrative functions and institutional committees as requested.

With more than 6,200 faculty and staff, UF Health in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of Gainesville. UF Health physicians offer primary care and specialty services in practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, tallying more than 650,000 outpatient visits and more than 40,000 inpatient admissions annually.

UF Health in Jacksonville, Florida, is comprised of:

  • UF Health Jacksonville, an academic health center near Downtown Jacksonville and home to the area's only adult and pediatric Level I trauma program
  • UF Health North, a 92-bed hospital and outpatient medical campus in North Jacksonville
  • UF Health Science Center Jacksonville, which encompasses three UF colleges in Jacksonville: Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy
  • UF Jacksonville Physicians, Inc., a network of primary and specialty care centers offering exceptional patient care throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. We excel in education, research and patient care that expresses our steadfast values of compassion, excellence, professionalism and innovation. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 450 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training programs and proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

Research, discovery and innovation are critical aspects of our clinical campus and we have some of the country’s leading researchers at our locations searching for and finding new treatments and clinical options.

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty, administrators, residents, fellows, students and staff work as a team in pursuit of our common mission — to heal, to comfort, to educate and to discover through quality health care, elimination of health disparities, medical education, innovation and research.

To learn more about our college, leadership, mission, faculty resources, and the city of Jacksonville visit

Expected Salary:

Salary and academic appointment will commensurate with training and level of experience.

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate will be a MD or DO and will possess a Florida Medical license or Medical Faculty Certificate. The candidate should have a specialty interest in Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery with successful completion of Endovascular fellowship training.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Board Certified/ Board Eligible in Neurosurgery

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Search Committee will begin to review applications on 5/14/2023. Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.

The final candidate will be required to provide an 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 the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to nondiscrimination 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.

The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS 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.

Health Assessment Required: Yes