Internal Medicine (IM) Primary Care Clinician Educators (Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Medicine)

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Work type: Faculty
Location: UCF HSC at Lake Nona
Categories: Medicine

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Internal Medicine (IM) Primary Care Clinician Educators (Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Medicine)

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Job Description:

The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine (UCF-COM) is seeking two primary care internal medicine physicians (M.D. or D.O.) as full-time clinician educators. The successful candidates will each have two overlapping roles, as a medical educator focusing on the in-clinic outpatient aspects of the undergraduate medical education (UME) curriculum and as a primary care clinician in the UCF Health outpatient academic practice. The positions may be a tenure-track or clinical (non-tenure track) appointment at the assistant, associate or professor of medicine rank.


The UCF-COM M.D. program is undergoing curriculum transformation to ensure the preparation of tomorrow’s physicians and is looking for forward-thinking clinician educators with a passion for teaching who can contribute to clinical, foundational, and/or systems sciences instruction. The successful applicants will have demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of clinical aspects of the curricula at the undergraduate medical education (UME) level. Experience in internal medicine clerkship education is preferred in that a major role of this position is teaching in clinics dedicated to, and designed for, third year medical students.


The applicant will have the unique opportunity to join the faculty practice at UCF-Health. The practice provides patient care while teaching our students in an academic environment. The applicant will have dedicated clinical educator clinic sessions wherein the candidate will be expected to provide patient care and teach clerkship medical students in an academic setting. The UCF academic practice model provides the unique opportunity to reduce patient load to enable effective and meaningful medical students’ teaching in the workplace setting.


The patient care and related instructional duties will be at UCF Health, a multi-disciplinary clinic integral to health services provided by the UCF Academic Health Science Center and in partnership with such local partners as the VA Medical Center and Nemours Children's Hospital.  The clinic is well-equipped and is the site of medical student, resident, fellow and other inter-professional education. Opportunities for clinical, translational and educational scholarship and research in collaboration with other faculty members are readily available. The chosen applicants will also be expected to provide service to the educational programs at the college and university.


The UCF College of Medicine educates and inspires individuals to be exemplary physicians and scientists, leaders in medicine, scholars in discovery, and adopters of innovative technology to improve the health and well-being of all. The College of Medicine is an LCME-accredited medical college with an annual matriculation of 120 medical students and is part of a new Academic Health Sciences Center which includes multiple health affairs disciplines. The College of Medicine campus is part of a growing biomedical cluster known as “Medical City” at Lake Nona which is dedicated to innovation in health and wellness and continues to develop just east of the Orlando International Airport. The College of Medicine is located in a new medical education building with modern anatomy, histology and simulation laboratories.  In addition to the medical school, the Lake Nona campus includes a state-of-the-art research center at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, multiple clinical graduate medical education programs, UCF outpatient clinics, and the UCF Lake Nona Medical Center teaching hospital. Nearby are the Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the Guidewell Innovation research incubator, the Nemours Children’s Hospital, and the new UCF Lake Nona Cancer Center.


AHSC-College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

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Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have an M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or D.O. from an accredited institution and be Board eligible or Board certified in internal medicine, have completed ACGME-accredited training, and have a minimum of two years of clinical experience.


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

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who have taught in a clerkship program as well as those with a prior course or clerkship leadership role and/or previous experience in ambulatory medical education, performance of work-based assessment, and/or clinical skills instruction and evaluation. 


Experience in small-group case-based learning, one-on-one clinical teaching, and working in the clinical and simulation skills laboratory environment is desired. Ideal candidates would have expertise with innovative teaching and assessment methods.


There is a strong preference for having previous publications in the medical education literature.

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.


Note: Please have all application 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 with questions about the position.

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:

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: 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.

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