Univ of FL-Neurology-Epilepsy-Faculty-Academic
Kaye/Bassman International - Jacksonville, FL

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Job Description:
My name is Alan Berger, Chairman of the Department of
Neurology at the University of Florida College of
Medicine-Jacksonville. I understand that you are a
neurologist with fellowship training in Epilepsy; and
therefore invite you to consider the faculty appointment
described below. Certain aspects about the position may
be compelling if you appreciate the value of a
well-established and rapidly growing inter-disciplinary
epilepsy program located in one of the nation's largest
and fastest growing metropolitan areas.
The Department of Neurology benefits from a 15 year
track record of solid growth and stability, which is the
direct result of a shared vision to build a
traditionally academic department void of rivalry and
unproductive competition among the faculty. The
interpersonal connection among colleagues fosters a
mutual interest in success both professionally and
The department of Neurology enjoys superb
interdisciplinary cooperation with Neurosurgery, Surgery
and Medicine and Interventional and Diagnostic
Neuroradiology. We also benefit from support at the
University level for the development and advancement of
the Neurosciences. The result is a pervasive and strong
sense of collective ownership among the faculty which
has become the cornerstone of our culture.
Shands Jacksonville Medical Center is a 690 bed hospital
including a level 1 trauma center and one of the
nation's busiest emergency departments. The greater
Jacksonville area population is the fourth largest in
the state of Florida with approximately 1.4 million
Our 7 bed epilepsy unit benefits from a deep set of
clinical resources, including intraoperative monitoring,
4 EEG technicians and an RN serving in the role as
epilepsy coordinator. Alongside the oncoming faculty
member are 3 other epilepsy dedicated faculty and 12
neurology residents. Approximately 13-15 epilepsy
surgeries are performed each year and 15-20 epilepsy
clinical trials run concurrently at any one point in
Other established programs within the department include
neuromuscular, sleep, neurocritical care, stroke,
multiple sclerosis, movement disorders and
Neuro-ophthalmology. Each has made significant strides
in clinical advancements and research.
Protected time for clinical teaching (fellows,
residents, interns of all specialties, NPs)
Funded research programs in place
Diverse social and economic patient population that is
attractive to industry, pharmaceutical and federal
funding agencies for recruitment into clinical trials
FL state government stands behind the faculty by
providing sovereign immunity
Aggressive promotion potential in a fast growth
department is possible.
15 minute commute from safe, affordable and upscale
residential communities
Reasonable cost of living
Warm climate within a 30 minute drive to some of the
nation's finest beaches and resorts
Great school systems
Shopper's paradise and great restaurants
Ethnic diversity, culture and sports programs allow
children to grow and flourish.
More information is available at
http://www.hscj.ufl.edu/neurology/ .
We invite you to submit your CV and explore the
potential of this position. In an overall effort to
identify the best potential candidates the University of
Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville has retained
the services of Kaye/Bassman International Corporation.
Over the next few weeks, you will be receiving a call
from Gentry Zacheis, an academic search consultant with
the firm, to discuss this opportunity in further detail.
Please contact him directly at (972) 265-5286 or email
at gentry@kbic.com
Sincerely yours,
Alan R. Berger, M.D.
Professor of Neurology
Chair, Department of Neurology
Associate Dean, Research Affairs
University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville

Job Requirements:
Job Code : 788
Division/Department : Kaye/Bassman International
Offer Relocation : Yes

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