Epilepsy Neurologist

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 7, 2023

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Ast/Aso/Full Professor

Job Description:

The Division of Epilepsy in the Department of Neurology at University of Florida (UF) is excited to announce an outstanding new faculty opportunity for an early-career epilepsy neurologist with solid clinical skills and an established research interest. The candidate will join a well-established epilepsy group comprising 5 full-time and 3 part-time adult neurologists and 1 faculty neuroscientist, complemented by 3 advanced practice nurses and supported by neurosurgery, neuropsychology, neuropathology and neuroradiology that together comprise the UF Comprehensive Epilepsy Program. The incoming candidate is guaranteed at least 0.2 FTE dedicated research time for a 2-year period upon hire. The position may include a part-time assignment at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida for interested candidates. This is a great opportunity for those with an interest in surgical epilepsy, neurophysiology and brain imaging, but all fields related to translational brain science in epilepsy will be considered. This is an open rank, tenure or non-tenure track faculty position.

About the University of Florida and UF Health

The University of Florida is a land-grant institution ranked #5 among all public universities (U.S. News & World Report 2022) with annual research spending exceeding $1 billion. It is home to the McKnight Brain Institute and the new $100M Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases, a one-stop one-of-a-kind interdisciplinary clinical-research center that will house a multimodality translational neuroimaging suite with 3T MRI, PET, MEG and TMS all under one roof. Neuroscience research at UF is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the NIH Blueridge ratings.

UF Health is largest comprehensive health science center in the Southeast USA, unique for our diverse constellation of health colleges, centers and institutes, hospitals, faculty practices and patient care programs. Epilepsy services are delivered from a free-standing 250-bed Neuromedicine Hospital inaugurated in 2017 that combines outpatient clinic, neurodiagnostics, an 8-bedded epilepsy monitoring unit, operating rooms and a 27-bed neurocritical care unit as well as a 9-bed neuro-IMC unit. Clinical strengths of the epilepsy program are in stereo-electroencephalography (SEEG) and epilepsy surgery, as well as ICU-EEG. The translational neuroimaging suite at the Fixel Institute will provide unparalleled access to brain imaging, central clinical neurophysiology and noninvasive brain stimulation for research and clinical applications. The wider UF campus possesses resources in virtually any area of science and technology, in addition to veterinary medicine, the humanities, and the pure sciences for interdisciplinary collaboration.

About Gainesville

Gainesville is a vibrant college town that serves as the cultural, educational and commercial center for north central Florida. The town is known for its nature parks, sporting events, museums, and mild winters. There are several excellent school districts and spacious residential neighborhoods within easy driving access of campus. Florida’s famed beaches are an hour away in either direction, with Disney World, and the urban hubs of Orlando, Jacksonville and Tampa a short further distance away. Learn more about what Gainesville has to offer at Visit Gainesville.

Our Commitment

The University of Florida College of Medicine is committed to non-discrimination 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.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with experience.

This position is eligible for great benefits, including 403(b)/457 retirement plans, individual and family health insurance, domestic partner benefits, sovereign immunity malpractice insurance, paid leave including parental leave and professional development time.

Minimum Requirements:

Board certified Neurologists or board eligible Neurologists less than 5 years out of training.

Eligible to obtain a State of Florida physician's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least one year of post-residency fellowship training in epilepsy and EEG.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply to this opportunity, please apply at jobs.ufl.edu and attach your current curriculum vitae and cover letter.

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/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. 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.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes