The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, seeks a full-time Director of Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology and Point-of-Care Testing faculty member at the non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. Candidates must possess a PhD or MD degree or equivalent and must qualify for a Florida medical license or a Clinical Laboratory Director license in Clinical Chemistry. Successful candidates must be fellowship trained in clinical chemistry and previous experience directing a laboratory is preferred. Candidates should possess excellent teaching skills and have a strong interest and commitment to teaching. Development of an active clinically-oriented research program will be expected. Salary and appointment are commensurate with experience and training. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. The position will advertise until an applicant pool is established. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should apply online at http://jobs.ufl.edu. Reference Position Number: 500944. Please include curriculum vitae, letter outlining interests, and three letters of reference. 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 credentials service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
About University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville
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 15 clinical science departments house more than 400 faculty members and 300 residents and fellows. The college offers 32 accredited graduate medical education programs.
For practi...cing 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.
Additionally, located in North Jacksonville is UF Health North - a state-of-the-art outpatient medical complex with a 24/7 full-service emergency room, outpatient surgery, occupational medicine, a birth center, advanced imaging and other diagnostic services. A 160,000 square-foot, 92-bed inpatient tower is currently under construction adjacent to the existing medical office building. Once completed in mid-2017, UF Health North will be the only hospital in North Jacksonville, providing state-of-the-art medical services for residents of northern Duval County, Nassau County and Southeast Georgia.
Located on Florida's First Coast, Jacksonville is one of the largest cities in land area in the United States. The city provides an eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business and recreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in the five-county area known as Florida's First Coast. The area offers something for everyone, with a temperate climate incorporating seasonal changes, miles of beautiful waterways and beaches, and a myriad of public facilities for work and play.