Assistant Professor of Medicine or Associate Professor of Medicine, Biomedical Sciences

University of Central Florida

United States

March 15, 2022


Assistant Professor of Medicine or Associate Professor of Medicine,

Biomedical Sciences

Apply now Job no: 501695 Work type: Faculty Location: UCF HSC at Lake Nona Categories: Medicine

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor of Medicine or Associate Professor of Medicine, Biomedical Sciences

Administrative Title:

No Administrative Function

Job Description:

The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences (BSBS) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine, seeks outstanding applicants for two tenure-earning assistant professor of medicine or tenured associate professor of medicine positions with a research focus on immunology and pathogen-host interactions relevant to human health. Applicants in the fields of immune responses to microbial infections and molecular mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis are particularly encouraged to apply.

In addition to developing or maintaining a well-funded research program, candidates are expected to have active participation in undergraduate and graduate education. The UCF College of Medicine provides faculty with highly competitive state-supported salaries, generous startup packages and laboratory space. The research facilities are state-of-the-art and include BSL3 laboratory space, transgenic animal facilities and excellent core facilities.

The UCF College of Medicine is a research-based medical school with a culture based on partnerships and collaboration. The UCF College of Medicine's mission is to create and cultivate an environment that honors and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout all of its institutions to heal, innovate and transform healthcare for the benefit of all members of our society. As part of the UCF College of Medicine, the Burnett school has 53 full-time faculty, nearly 3,000 undergraduate majors and 140 graduate students in M.S., Ph.D., and M.D./Ph.D. programs. BSBS offers a highly interactive, collegial research environment and has a location on the Academic Health Sciences campus, Lake Nona. BSBS at Lake Nona is a critical part of the biomedical cluster at “Medical City” that includes the new UCF Lake Nona Medical Center Hospital, the Lake Nona Cancer Center, the Orlando VA Medical Center, and the Nemours Children's Hospital. Together they provide a hub for biomedical innovation that is transforming Orlando into a global destination for health care, research, and biomedical education. Further information on the BSBS and its research divisions can be found at https://

UCF is one of the nation's largest universities with over 70,000 students enrolled in 201 bachelor's and master's degrees, 31 doctoral programs, and a fully accredited M.D. program. UCF is located in Orlando, a progressive metropolitan area and a major player in high-tech industry with a top ranked research park.


AHSC-College of Medicine, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences

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Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline appropriate to the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences program.

In order to be eligible for appointment as a tenured associate professor of medicine upon hire, the successful candidate must have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement, teaching experience and service commensurate with rank.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates that are developing or maintaining a well-funded research program and are active participants in undergraduate and graduate education.

Additional Application Materials Required:

The university requires that all applicants apply online at www. In addition to the online application, interested candidates should also upload a cover letter, CV, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, a two- page summary of future research plans, and the names and contact information of three or more professional references. Applicants also have the option of uploading teaching evaluations, examples of teaching products, or other evidence of teaching effectiveness or student mentorship.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Review of candidates will begin on March 15, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled.

For more information about this position, please contact Mollie Jewett at

Florida Clause:

Unless explicitly stated in the job posting, it is UCF's expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions , UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions , including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates.

These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government. For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see: https: // research-positions/.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: https:// www. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Advertised: January 14, 2022 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: Open until filled

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