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POSITION SUMMARY:The Division of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, is seeking a physician to serve as Director of the Division of Palliative Medicine in a full-time position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank. This is a full-time 12-month salaried faculty appointment and carries with it attending staff privileges at Tampa General Hospital (TGH) and affiliated hospitals. TGH is a level 1 trauma center that serves as a tertiary care facility serving south central and west Florida.
Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor requires a minimum of five years of continuing and productive service as an Assistant Professor, or the equivalent. Appointment at the rank of Full Professor requires a minimum of five years of continuing and productive service as an Associate Professor, or the equivalent. Responsible to a Chair or other appropriate higher-level administrator of a State university. Responsible for teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities. Responsible for academic advising and related activities. May represent the university, college/school, or department.RESPONSIBILITIES:CLINICAL: Participate in clinical care of elderly including acute care, sub-acute care, long-term care, assisted care, etc. Develop and run palliative care service at TGH.TEACHING: Teach in the inpatient setting Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care. Core conference teaching, lectures, and clinical teaching of fellows, residents and students including research education.ADMNISTRATIVE: Serve as Division Director for Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Participate in university/college committees when requested.RESEARCH: Development of research interest and pursuit and enhancement of scholarly activities.OTHER: Professional Development (expect approximately 5 days/year) and other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM: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 or Full Professor - Normally will have produced creative work, professional writing or research in refereed and other professional journals, and be a recognized authority in the field of specialization.
Must have current, unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Florida or be eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Florida.
Candidates must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Internal Medicine.
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