Faculty Position Openings

Pamela and Leslie Muma Endowed Chair in Neonatology - Chief, Division of Neonatology

The University of South Florida (USF) Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, in partnership with Tampa General Hospital (TGH), seeks an outstanding physician-investigator for the position of the Chief of the Division of Neonatology, who will also hold the Pamela and Leslie Muma Chair in Neonatology. In addition to serving clinical and educational missions, the chosen candidate will oversee and foster an environment of inquiry and collaboration, including building an extramurally-funded research program in neonatology. The holder of the Muma Chair will also participate in the national research agenda for premature infants through collaborations with the USF College of Public Health’s Maternal and Child Health Program, the Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies, and USF Health’s Obstetrics & Gynecology Department’s Fetal Care Center and Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD degree, a record of sustained accomplishments, demonstrated evidence of mentorship, leadership and scholarship in neonatology, and be board-certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. Effective interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills are required. The successful candidate will oversee the research, clinical and teaching programs in neonatology and provide administrative leadership in the Division of Neonatology. Academic rank and competitive start up packages will be determined commensurate with experience.

Interested individuals should submit, by email, a letter summarizing their qualifications and interest in the position, along with a curriculum vitae. The names and contact information of five references will be required to move forward. Applications must be submitted to Dr. Patricia J. Emmanuel, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, 2 Tampa General Circle, Tampa, Florida, 33606 (pemmanue@health.usf.edu). Review of applications will begin July 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Assistant/Associate Professor - Pediatric Nephrology

The University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a fifth fulltime faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. We provide the full spectrum of pediatric nephrologic care, including CRRT, dialysis and renal transplantation. Our primary clinical facilities are:  All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg and the Children’s Medical Center at Tampa General HospitalWe also provide consultative services at St. Joseph’s Hospital

Minimum Qualifications: The selected candidate must be board certified/board eligible in Pediatric Nephrology and have a Florida medical license. This position requires a passion for teaching medical students and pediatric residents. Clinical duties include weekly outpatient clinics and inpatient attending. The division especially welcomes applicants with interest/experience in developing a career in patient based or bench research. This is a non-tenure earning position, and salary is negotiable. 

Review of applications will begin in December and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must submit a formal application online via the USF Careers website (Job ID 2873). 

 

Assistant/Associate Professor - Psychiatrist for USF Counseling Center

The University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine in conjunction with USF Student Health Services Center is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor in Psychiatry. The selected candidate must be board certified/board eligible in psychiatry and have a minimum of three years experience. A Florida medical license is required. This is a non-tenure earning position, and salary is negotiable.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Candidates must submit an updated CV and complete the USF formal application online via the USF Careers website (Job ID 3141).

 

Robert A. Good Chair in Pediatric Immunology - Chief, Division of Allergy/Immunology

The University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, in partnership with All Children’s Hospital-Johns Hopkins Medicine (ACH-JHM) seeks an outstanding physician-investigator for the position of Chief of the Division of Allergy/Immunology (A/I).  The chosen candidate will also hold the Robert A. Good Endowed Chair in Pediatric Immunology. This Chair was established in 1994 in honor of Dr. Good, who served as Physician-In-Chief of All Children's Hospital and Distinguished Research Professor at USF.

The USF Department of Pediatrics A/I Division is housed on the campus of ACH-JHM in St Petersburg, FL.  ACH-JHM provides world-class care in more than 43 pediatric medical and surgical sub-specialties.  The new ACH-JHM Hospital, opened in 2010, has 259 beds and is the regional pediatric referral center and only specialty-licensed children’s hospital on Florida’s west coast. The A/I Division hosts the largest academically affiliated immunology program in Florida and the state’s only accredited Pediatric Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Training Program; endowment funds cover each fellow’s third year in the laboratory.  The Pediatric A/I Division benefits from an effective collaboration with the A/I Division in the Department of Medicine, led by Professor Richard F. Lockey, M.D., the Joy McCann Culverhouse Chair of Allergy and Immunology.  This close, working relationship includes research, clinical education and patient care. The Pediatric A/I Division’s infrastructure enables investigators to conduct cutting-edge clinical and basic science research.  The Division hosts a highly-regarded comprehensive primary immunodeficiency program.  In 2010, the Division was awarded recognition as a Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic & Research Center, and since 2012 it has been a referral center for the state-funded newborn screening program for severe combined immunodeficiency disease and bone marrow transplantation to treat the disease. Division faculty and staff have over 15 years of experience with NIH and sponsored clinical trial networks.

The laboratory of the holder of the Good Chair is located at the Children’s Research Institute (CRI) in St. Petersburg, across the street from the ACH-JHM Hospital.  The CRI has over 35,000 square feet of laboratories, faculty offices and support space.  It houses the laboratories of the holders of several endowed chairs and supports a wide range of federally-funded research projects. The AI Division’s CLIA and CAP-certified laboratory occupies 2,500 square feet and houses a flow cytometry core and a sample processing and storage facility.  Other laboratory capabilities offered at the CRI include high throughput DNA sequencing, in vitro and in vivo imaging systems, laser capture and confocal microscopy and surface plasmon resonance biomolecular spectrophotometry.

Minimum Qualifications:Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree, a record of sustained accomplishments in research, demonstrated evidence of mentorship, leadership and scholarship in pediatric allergy/immunology and be board-certified in allergy & immunology. Effective interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills are required. Competitive start up packages will be determined commensurate with experience. Applicants should submit by email, a letter summarizing their qualifications and interest in the position, along with a curriculum vitae. The names and contact information of five references will be required to move forward. Applications must be submitted to Dr. Patricia J. Emmanuel, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, 2 Tampa General Circle, Tampa, Florida, 33606 (pemmanue@health.usf.edu). Review of applications will begin in October and will continue until the position is filled.


 

The USF Department of Pediatrics was established in 1972 and has trained over 700 pediatric residents and subspecialty fellows. Its mission is to foster an environment for the education of trainees at all levels by providing comprehensive and innovative child health care, and to enhance those endeavors through the pursuit of excellence in scholarly activities. The Department has over 100 faculty members and 18 divisions, several of which have practice locations across the west central Florida region. USF Pediatrics also supports endowed chairs in molecular genetics, immunology, developmental cardiology, behavioral medicine, developmental pediatrics, neonatology and translational research in diabetes.

USF is a high-impact, global research university located on Florida’s spectacular west coast, with its teaching, research and training facilities located at several locations in the Tampa Bay area. At the heart of USF is a vibrant, diverse and engaged student body. More than 47,000 students are enrolled in the USF System, which includes three separately accredited institutions – USF Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee – with an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion. The University’s main Tampa campus is home to USF Health, which includes the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy and Biomedical Sciences.

USF Health is committed to increasing its diversity and will give individual consideration to qualified applicants who have experience in ethnically diverse settings, who have varied language skills, and who have a record of research and teaching activities that support/benefit diverse communities and student populations. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Academic Institution that embraces diversity in the workplace Applicants who need disability accommodations should contact Cheng Shih Hu at (813) 259-8867. According to Florida law, records related to position searches, including applications and search committee meetings, are open to the public.