Job Description

Gainesville, FL

University of Florida, Department of Orthopedics

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor
Contact Info: Nelda Loper, HR Coordinator
ATT: Human Resources Division PO BOX 112727 Gainesville, FL 32611-2727
Gainesville, FL 32611
(325) 273-7390
Practice Type: Academic Appointment
Pediatric Focus: General Pediatrics|Limb Deformity|Spine|Sports|Trauma|Neuromuscular (> 75% Pediatrics)
Training Requirements: Completion of Orthopaedic Residency and one or more years in Pediatric Orthopaedics Fellowship
Date Available: Start date is negotiable
Reason for Job Opening: Expanding Pediatric Orthopaedics program
Additional Information:


The University of Florida Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is currently recruiting for a board certified or board eligible Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon to join our dynamic team. The University has recently partnered with the Shriner’s Hospital for Children to develop a comprehensive pediatric orthopedic program in north central Florida. This full-time faculty position is available on a non-tenure accruing track at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor.  Responsibilities include patient care, teaching and research.  The successful finalist would ideally have a subspecialty interest in pediatric lower extremity conditions, trauma and/or neuromuscular diseases in addition to general pediatrics. Outstanding academic and research support are provided.

Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and academic qualifications. Applicants must have completed an Orthopaedic Residency and one year or more in a Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship.  Must be eligible to apply and be approved for an unrestricted Florida Medical License.

Interested applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation online at Review of applications will begin October 14, 2019 and will continue until a suitable applicant pool has been established.  Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.