Advanced Endoscopy Positions Available in Sunny Florida
University of Florida
March 8, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The University of Florida Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, part of UF Health, the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center, invites applicants for full-time clinical track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level to pursue an academic career in Gastroenterology. The division seeks individuals with a clinical and research focus in the area of Advanced Endoscopy with empahsis on EUS and ERCP skills - leadership opportunities exist for the highly qualified candidate.
The Division looks to add to a robust program in advanced and therapeutic endoscopy which includes ERCP, EUS, EMR and ESD, POEMs, RFA, cryotherapy, deep enteroscopy, and a planned program in endoscopic anti-reflux and obesity therapies. Clinical duties include focused outpatient clinics, advanced endoscopic procedures, and periodic staffing of the GI inpatient and consult services at UF Health Shands Hospital. Multiple collaborative research opportunities exist in the areas of novel technology, pancreatitis, GI malignancies, biomarker discovery, inflammation and immunity, and the microbiome. Teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows is required, as is teaching of fourth year advanced endoscopy fellows.
The Gainesville region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked middle and high schools, and superb weather with year-round recreational opportunities.
Minimum requirements: Applicants must have an MD degree or equivalent. Applicants must be board-certified or board-eligible in Gastroenterology and eligible for a Florida Medical License. Must have completed a fourth-year fellowship or have equivalent experience. Must have EUS and ERCP skills.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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About University of Florida
The Department of Medicine is a nationally renowned clinical and research team that has 312 faculty in 10 Divisions: Cardiovascular Medicine; Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism; Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition; General Internal Medicine; Hematology &Oncology; Hospital Medicine; Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine; Nephrology, Hypertension & Renal Transplantation; Pulmonary,Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine; and Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology. The Division of Hospital Medicine also hosts the Palliative Care Program. The Department houses multiple major research centers,including the Clinical and Translational Research Institute, the Center for Inflammation and Mucosal Immunology, the UF Health Integrative Medicine Program, the Cell Therapy Research Network, and The Institute of Therapeutic Innovation. The Department also plays major leadership roles in the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF Diabetes Institute.The Department supports 95 Internal Medicine Residents and 90fellows in 16 distinct fellowship programs, spanning each Division. The Department has 12 external clinic sites, and runs all Internal Medicine clinical services at both the UF Health Shands Teaching ...Hospital (900beds) and the adjacent Malcolm Randall VA Hospital (350 beds). MedicineServices in Shands hospital include: MICU, Intermediate Medical Care Unit, Hospital Medicine, General Medicine teaching services,Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Malignant Hematology & BMT, Oncology,Medical Observation Unit, the Endoscopy Center, the Bronchoscopy Center,Medical Cardiology, the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, and the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Departmental faculty also serve as Medical Directors for Liver, Kidney, and Pancreatic transplantation. The Department admits 20,000 patients a year to Shands, and sees 160,000out-patients annually. UF Health is building a new state-of-the-art Cardiovascular Tower at Shands Teaching Hospital, with over planned 100beds dedicated to treating complex heart diseases. This new tower is scheduled to open Winter, 2018.Departmental faculty hold over $24 M in annual NIH funding (direct costs), ranking 40thin the Blue Ridge Institute’s survey of all internal medicine departments in FY14. There are 11 faculty that serve on NIH or VA study sections, and another 105 that serve on a national medical society committee. There are 95 Departmental faculty that serve on editorial boards of journals, and 90 faculty with peer-reviewed extra-mural funding. Departmental faculty published 698 papers and 63 book chapters in FY14.