UF Health Fellowship-Trained Urologic Oncologist


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The Department of Urology at the University of Florida College of Medicine is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Fellowship-Trained Urologic Oncologist at the Assistant/Associate Professor level for a full-time faculty position


Background:

  • Background. The Department of Urology is the leading academic urology program in the state of Florida. The University of Florida (UF) Department of Urology at UF Health Shands Hospital is a tertiary referral center that serves the population of north central Florida, southern Georgia and surrounding communities. The candidate would join the department, which has 20 full-time and part-time urologists who support general, endourology, urologic oncology, female, pediatric, male-infertility and reconstructive urologic surgery. In addition, the candidate would have a joint appointment at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL. UF is the 5th ranked public university in the nation. The UF College of Medicine is ranked in the top 50 of all U.S. medical schools for NIH research dollars awarded to medical schools and is ranked No. 23 among public institutions.

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Job Description:

Seeking a candidate with broad clinical experience in urologic oncology with a particular interest in, but not limited to, one of the following potential areas:

  • Prostate cancer: The candidate should have experience in all aspects of the evaluation and treatment of prostate cancer including robotic surgery and active surveillance as well as focal therapy. UF Urology has an established prostate MRI fusion biopsy multidisciplinary program in conjunction with colleagues from radiology, pathology and radiation oncology.
  • Bladder/Kidney cancer: Alternatively, the candidate may have an interest in treating advanced bladder and kidney cancer employing a multi-disciplinary approach along with both robotic and open techniques and strong clinical trials involvement. UF urology has a strong multi-disciplinary approach for advanced kidney cancer patients and for advanced bladder cancer and bladder sparing eligible patients.

It is expected regardless of clinical area of interest that the candidate has a strong academic research interest. The candidate would also receive excellent mentorship of two established urologic oncologists (Paul Crispen, MD and Padraic O’Malley, MD).

Community Highlights:

  • Gainesville is a growing and vibrant city with wonderful year-round weather.  It was recently ranked #1 in Sperling’s “Cities Ranked & Rated:  400 Metropolitan Areas Evaluated in the U.S. and Canada”.  It is home to the state’s premier university with an enrollment of nearly 50,000 students.  Gainesville hosts numerous collegiate sporting events and the NHRA GatorNationals.  The beautiful downtown is known for its brick paved streets and wonderful local restaurants.  The city is a melting pot for art and culture and boasts the Hippodrome State Theater, Florida Museum of Natural History, The Harn Museum of Art, Bo Diddley Plaza, and The Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • All applicants should apply online at Careers at UF. Applicants are also encouraged to express their interest and obtain additional information about the position by contacting Kim Hewit at 352-273-7834 or kimberly.hewit@urology.ufl.edu.

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



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