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Pediatric Neuromuscular Physician - Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Florida Department of Pediatrics
Gainesville, Florida
Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and academic qualifications.
Closing date
Aug 9, 2024

The University of Florida’s Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Pediatric Neuromuscular physician to join our Pediatric Neurology Division as an Assistant or Associate Professor in the non-tenure track. Candidates will have the opportunity to participate in our multidisciplinary MDA clinic, teach neuromuscular fellows, and perform EMG and botulinum toxin injections for spasticity. The qualified applicant will have completed fellowship training in neuromuscular disorders and EMG.

The Division of Pediatric Neurology encompasses a busy and dynamic clinical service, growing pediatric neurology residency program, and abundant clinical research opportunities. The Division offers broad clinical exposure with opportunities to tailor clinical and research interests as well as scholarship and educational program development. Excellence in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows is highly valued.

UF Health-Pediatrics

UF Health, the University of Florida’s academic health center, is the country’s only academic health center with six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. The colleges, major research centers and institutes, and clinical enterprise focus on building collaborative specialized clinical services centered on quality and innovation. The UF College of Medicine, the largest college within UF’s academic health center, is currently the highest-ranked medical school in Florida. UF Health Shands, UF Health’s private, not-for-profit hospital system, includes seven hospitals, a state-designated Level I trauma center, a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, a regional burn center, and an emergency air and ground transport program.

The Department of Pediatrics clinical services are delivered at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, which was named the #1 Children’s Hospital in Florida in the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report rankings. Nationally ranked in five pediatric specialties, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital provides the full spectrum of pediatric specialty services and is in the Top 5children’s hospital in the Southeast US. UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital provides care for the children of Florida and is a major destination center for pediatric patients, both nationally and internationally, who require specialized attention for complex medical problems.

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital represents the only quaternary-care academic pediatric center in North Florida. The children’s hospital has 208 beds, including fully-equipped pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is part of the Children's Miracle Network's alliance of premier hospitals for children.

The Department of Pediatrics is committed to fostering innovation and advancing discovery in the biomedical and psychosocial aspects of child health and human development, educating and training pediatric scientists, and directly translating basic scientific discoveries into new patient-oriented therapies. In the most recent fiscal year, the department was home to over $30.5M in sponsored research.

UF Health faculty work in multidisciplinary teams with researchers in the five other Health Science Center colleges, as well as those from across the University. The focus of team efforts is often grown out of the Centers and Institutes, including the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute, the UF Genetics Institute, the Powell Gene Therapy Center, and the UF Health Cancer Center.