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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Medicine (Nutritional Research)

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Position Number 39202
Class Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Medicine (Nutritional Research)
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The University of Central Florida (UCF), College of Medicine is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant, associate, or full professor position in the Department of Internal Medicine. The successful applicant will be an outstanding independent nutrition research investigator and will also assist the college’s role in nutrition-related student, patient and community education.

This research position was established as part of a private foundation grant from the Martin Andersen-Gracia Andersen Foundation. The grant will cover a generous five-year funding package to enable and promote a successful, independent, extramurally-funded research career. The ideal candidate will pursue clinical or basic nutrition-related extramurally-funded research topics aligned with the interests of our current faculty and initiatives, which includes, but is not limited to, gastrointestinal and other inflammatory disorders, integrative medicine, diabetes and other metabolic syndromes. The individual will collaborate with a clinical nutritionist who will also be funded by this grant to advance a college initiative to improve nutritional excellence in medical student curriculum as well as the translation of educational and research efforts.

Established in 2006, the UCF College of Medicine is an innovative and forward-looking medical school with a culture of collaboration and partnerships. UCF offers a state-of-the-art research infrastructure that includes well-equipped laboratories, robust core resources, advanced imaging equipment, and extensive small animal facilities.

Position Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree from an accredited school and must demonstrate independent scholarly productivity in nutrition-related research, based on a record of extramural funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals.

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


UCF is seeking a well-rounded candidate who has demonstrated research excellence and experience participating in nutrition education. The preferred candidate will have scholarly productivity in nutrition-related research, shown in a record of extramural funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Special Conditions
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

All applicants MUST apply through In addition to the online application, candidates must also submit a cover letter, CV and the contact information for three professional references including capacity of the relationship.

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.

Please contact Brittany Hofmann at for questions regarding this posting.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701102
Job Open Date 08/04/2017
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Medicine (COM)
Department COM - Internal Medicine
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Lake Nona
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  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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