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Pediatric Endocrinologist - Physician Research Scientist

Company: Nemours
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville is seeking applications for a talented Pediatric Endocrinologist Physician Scientist to join our faculty. Our program is the premier center for the care of children and adolescents with endocrine disorders and diabetes in northeast Florida and southeast Georgia and part of Nemours Children's Health, a tertiary health care system for children and adolescents in different locales in Florida and Delaware, supported by the trust of Alfred I. Dupont.

Ours is an academic division with 8 endocrine faculty, 5 APRNs, 5 Endocrine nurses, 6 certified diabetes educators as well as a team of medical and administrative assistants, and administrators that assist us in the care of our patients. As the only providers of comprehensive endocrine care in the region we have unparalleled access to all types of endocrine pathology. Our pediatric diabetes program --1200 patients to-date - has a significant interest in advanced diabetes technology . We also have a 3-year Pediatric Endocrine fellowship program - 1 fellow per year - in collaboration with the University of Florida.

Our program has had a heavy emphasis on clinical research with 25+ years track record of successful studies on the complex interactions of nutrients and hormones, specifically focusing on disorders of growth, disorders of puberty and type 1 diabetes. We have had steady funding from NIH, private foundations and industry. Our program is integrated with Wolfson Children's Hospital, our partner hospital, a state-of-the art 240 bed facility right next to our 11-story outpatient clinic on the banks of the beautiful St. John's river in Jacksonville. The hospital has a well-staffed Clinical Research Center where complex physiological and interventional studies can be carried out in children. Nemours Jacksonville is affiliated with the Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation which has a very large campus located in town, and our faculty has full academic appointments conferred through the Mayo system. Jacksonville is the northernmost city on Florida's east coast, located on the ocean and sprawling on the banks of the river, with a beautiful temperate climate and ample access to water.

We are seeking a driven academician and innovator that can combine both clinical practice with translationally relevant clinical research, preferably at the Associate Professor or Professor level. Package of support would be commensurate to the applicant's qualifications. Interested candidates can contact us directly at the emails below with a CV and letter of interest.Nelly Mauras, MD

Director of Research Nemours North Florida

Vice Chair of Pediatrics for Research

Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville

Professor of Pediatrics

Mayo Medical School

nelly.mauras@nemours.orgEric Sandler, MD

Chairman of Pediatrics

Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville

Professor of Pediatrics

Mayo Medical School

Eric.Sandler@nemours.orgWith a CC to:

Zac Wilberger, Physician Recruiter

Nemours Children's Health


Keywords: Nemours, Jacksonville , Pediatric Endocrinologist - Physician Research Scientist, Healthcare , Jacksonville, Florida

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