Pamela and Leslie Muma Endowed Chair in Neonatology Chief, Division of Neonatology Department of Pediatrics University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine
The University of South Florida (USF) Health Morsani College of Medicine 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 Maternal and Child Health program, the Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies, and USF Health Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Fetal Care Center and Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 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 beautiful Tampa Bay area. At the heart of USF is a vibrant, diverse and engaged student body. More than 50,500 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 $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. The University's main Tampa campus is home to USF Health, which includes the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, and Pharmacy, and the Schools of Physical Therapy, and Biomedical Sciences. Tampa General Hospital is a 1,018-bed teaching hospital affiliated with the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. It is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in west central Florida, serving a dozen counties with a population over 4 million. In addition to being a level one-trauma center, it has a level 3 NICU. The 82-bed Jennifer Leigh Muma NICU is a designated Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center designated by the State of Florida to deliver the highest level of medical care to premature and sick infants, and to women with high-risk pregnancies. USF/TGH Neonatology also participates in the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative, a statewide initiative to improve maternal and infant health outcomes in Florida. The USF Department of Pediatrics was established in 1972 and has trained over 800 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 serves as the hub of pediatric-related educational and research activities throughout the Tampa Bay area and has over 90 faculty members and 15 clinical divisions, several of which have practice locations across the west central Florida region. USF Pediatrics also supports endowed chairs in genetics, immunology, behavioral medicine, developmental pediatrics, and translational diabetes. State-of-the-art wet laboratory space is located at the USF/ACH Children’s Research Institute in St. Petersburg, which is adjacent to All Children’s Hospital/Johns Hopkins Medicine. The Muma Chair holder is offered laboratory space and support to develop a clinical research infrastructure. 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. Applicants should submit, by email, a letter summarizing their qualifications and interest in the position, along with a curriculum vita. 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, Tampa General Circle, Tampa, Florida 33606, (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin June 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
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 Institution. Applications who need disability accommodations should contact Charmaine Disimile at (813) 259-8867. According to Florida law, records related to position searches, including applications and search committee meetings, are open to the public.
According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For ADA accommodations, please contact Charmaine Disimile at 813-259-8867 at least five working days prior to need. USF is an Equal Opportunity Institution.
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About USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
USF Health's mission is to envision and implement the future of health. It is the partnership of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Public Health, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences; and the USF Physician’s Group. USF is a global research university ranked 34th in federal research expenditures for public universities.