Postdoctoral Associate - Pediatrics Neurology

Gainesville, Florida
Jun 12, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

A postdoctoral position is available in the Kang Laboratory in the Division of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. The main project for this position focuses on the genetics of muscular dystrophy, taking advantage of next generation sequencing techniques and other current approaches to gene discovery. A strong background in genetics and/or molecular biology is expected, as well as an interest in muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular disorders. Experience with cloning, tissue culture, and/or animal models of human disease would be helpful. Good written and oral communication skills are desirable.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience, within the NIH Guidelines.

Minimum Requirements:

Successful candidates will need to have a Ph.D. and/or MD degree or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

0 – 2 years of postdoctoral experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. 

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

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

This is a repost. Previous applicants need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required: Yes