Assistant Professor of Medicine or Associate Professor of Medicine,
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Work type: Faculty
Location: UCF HSC at Lake Nona
Assistant Professor of Medicine or Associate Professor of Medicine, Biomedical
No Administrative Function
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:// med.ucf.edu/biomed.
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
AHSC-College of Medicine, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences
Type of Appointment:
Advertised Annual Salary:
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
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. ucf.edu/jobs.
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
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
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: // corona.research.ucf.edu/screening-process-for-
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. oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. 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
Advertised: January 14, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled