The Department of Medicine invites applications for a Research Faculty position (00027495) to pursue a career in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. This is a full time 1.0 tenure or non-tenure track position. This position would fill the division’s need for an immunologist to support the research mission. This position will create a bridge between the Gastroenterology division’s clinical efforts and long term therapy for treatment of disease. This candidate would conduct research in the following areas;
1) Role of bacteria and pattern recognition receptors in intestinal injury responses.
2) Interaction between bacteria, inflammation and development of colitis-associated colorectal cancer. A serious medical complication for patients suffering from IBD is the development of colitis-associated colon cancer.
3) Molecular mechanism responsible for Campylobacter jejuni (C. jejuni) induced gastrointestinal illness. The Gainesville area has attractive weather and multiple year around recreational opportunities.
An Equal Opportunity Institution
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. degree
Send Curriculum Vitae and three letters of recommendation to the address below no later than January 25,2013.
Chris E. Formark, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chair, Search Committee
UF Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
As part of the application process, applicants are invited to complete an on-line confidential and voluntary self disclosure form. This information is stored within GatorJobs and accessible by job number to the Equal Employment Office (when needed to fulfill reporting obligations). For searches not using GatorJobs as a means of recording or tracking candidate applications, a self disclosure form can be found at: http://www.hr.ufl.edu/job/datacard.htm . Please reference Position Number 00027495.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.