Clinician Educator and Director, Community-Engaged Service Learning (Assistant or Associate Professor of Medicine)

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

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Clinician Educator and Director, Community-Engaged Service Learning (Assistant or Associate Professor of Medicine)

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Job Description:

The University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine (COM) is seeking a dedicated physician educator with a demonstrated commitment to medical student education, health equity, and community-engaged service learning for a full-time (tenure-track or non-tenure track) faculty position at the assistant or associate professor rank in the Department of Medical Education.


The successful candidate will spend approximately fifty (50) percent of their time to oversee and participate in medical student community-engaged service-learning activities and serve as faculty for the student-run clinics and student groups. They will work with other faculty preceptors and college leadership to integrate clinical- and community-based experiential learning into the curriculum and to provide guidance for future activities and direction. Additionally, they will oversee and support student quality improvement initiatives and clinic-based research activities at the student-run free clinics. They will work to establish recurring funding to support volunteer-based clinic operations, including a mobile unit. They will seek out, support and nurture community partnerships to create and advance health equity and promote social justice locally, nationally and globally. Through this work they will be committed to improve access to care that best meets the needs of our community members and to empower our students to be advocates for change.


The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include:

-        Serve as the director or assistant director for the currently established student-run free clinics (Apopka Migrant Worker, KNIGHTs and Chapman clinics).  For more information on these clinics:

-        Advise and mentor students in the clinical, quality improvement and research activities in the student-run free clinics.

-        Increase the capacity for student service-learning by growing the current clinics and/or establishing new opportunities.

-        Establish and direct a mobile outreach clinic to integrate it with current and future service-learning activities.

-        Establish/expand partnerships with other colleges in the Academic Health Science Center to enhance inter-professional education.

-        Collaborate with the dean of students and director for student service learning to develop and ensure adherence with policies and procedures. 

-        Create and nurture partnerships with community stakeholders and groups.

-        Develop or support international health service-learning opportunities for students.

-        The selected candidate will have clinical exposure through the various student outreach clinics, and there is also opportunity for a clinical role at one of our clinical affiliates or UCF Health.

-        The selected candidate will additionally participate in undergraduate medical education in modules and clerkships which best fit their specialty and experience.


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 houses multiple health 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 as well as a state-of-the-art library.  In addition to the medical school, the Lake Nona campus also 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. 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 Medical Education

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Minimum Qualifications:

Successful candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited institution and be Board eligible or Board certified in an ABMS-recognized specialty, have completed ACGME-accredited training, and have a minimum of three years of post-training clinical experience.


A FL medical license or eligibility for FL licensure, and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher by time of application are required. 


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 rank.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in directing and/or staffing service clinics and commitment to meeting the needs of underserved communities and populations (e.g., homeless), and ideally a mobile outreach program.


Experience in implementing and operating community engagement programs focused on experiential learning, community service, research, and educational outreach.


Experience in global health, global outreach and/or relationships with international academic and/or non-profit organizations.


Primary care or emergency medicine specialty.


Experience with Medical Spanish courses/electives.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted through the UCF online recruitment system at 


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 with questions about this 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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