The Department of Health Informatics Institute at University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Internal Medicine Endocrinologist for full-time, 12-month, faculty position. All candidates must have or be eligible for an unrestricted Florida medical license. The salary for this position is negotiable. Candidates are expected to engage in clinical translational research and thus must have experience in the design and conduct of clinical trials. Clinical research is a critical component of the USF DDEs mission. Qualified candidates must be committed to promotion of clinical trial recruitment and are expected to develop their own portfolio of studies and become successful in obtaining peer reviewed funding to support an active research program. The USF DDE is administratively housed within- and has the support of the USF Health Informatics Institute in the development of research proposals and publication of findings. The USF DDE operates in collaboration with Tampa General Hospital, USFs major teaching hospital, the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. A major facet of the USF DDE is the USF Diabetes Center (USF DC), a state-of-the-art facility for education, clinical care, and clinical research with a large and expanding portfolio of clinical research studies in both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, participation as a Type 1 Diabetes Exchange site, and numerous industry-supported studies. Therefore, candidates with clinical and clinical research foci in diabetes are encouraged.
Qualified candidates are expected to be outstanding clinicians that will contribute to expansion of USF DDE clinical services and clinical research initiatives with a focus on diabetes however, clinical and research activities in general endocrinology will be supported. Expansion of current services includes subspecialty supportive care in ophthalmology, podiatry and rehabilitative medicine, a strong community outreach effort and health care professional training. Responsibilities include participation in the USF DDE faculty call schedule, consultation at area hospitals, and clinical research activities at partner institutions. The candidate will work closely with faculty in immunology, genetics, nutrition science, psychology and the extensive diabetes research programs based at USF (TrialNet, TEDDY, TRIGR) to advance the treatment, prevention and cure of diabetes.
This position is expected to be an outstanding clinician that will contribute to the expansion of Center clinical services and clinical research initiatives. Adult clinical services focus on patients with type 1 diabetes, endocrine disorders and consultative services to assist regional primary care physicians in their management of patients with diabetes and endocrine disorders. Expansion of current services includes subspecialty supportive care in ophthalmology, podiatry and rehabilitative medicine, a strong community outreach effort and health care professional training. Clinical responsibilities include outpatient clinical care, participation in the USF DC faculty call schedule, and consultation at area hospitals. Professional Development and other duties as assigned.
Responsible to a Chair or other appropriate administrator of a state university. Responsible for teaching, research, service and related administrative activities. Responsible for academic advising. May represent the university, college/school, or department/unit on university and/or Statewide committees.
Medical degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
For Associate/Full Professor - Normally will have produced creative work, professional writing or research in referred and other professional journals and be a recognized authority in the field of specialization.
BC/BE Internal Medicine Endocrinologist. All candidates must have or be eligible for an unrestricted Florida medical license.
Must hold or be eligible for a full, unrestricted Florida Medical License or foreign equivalent required. To perform this position, the candidate will need to obtain and maintain a full unrestricted FL Medical License, maintain credentials in the USF Health faculty practice plan, and be a medical staff member in good standing at the hospitals he/she is assigned to perform clinical duties.
USF Health's mission is to envision and implement the future of health. It is the partnership of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Public Health, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, and the USF Physicians Group. USF is a global research university ranked 34th in federal research expenditures for public universities. For information regarding the USF Health, please visit our website at http://health.usf.edu/index.html