Mar 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Research Assistant Scientist

Job Description:

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering, at the University of Florida has an immediate opening for a full time, non-tenure accruing Research Assistant Scientist. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the areas of computational mechanics and chemistry. The incumbent will be responsible for successfully completing a project as directed by Dr. Ghatu Subhash. Successful candidate will have the capability to understand and summarize research as it relates to the project. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.

University of Florida counts among its greatest strengths — and a major component of its excellence – that it values broad diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and creates a robust, inclusive and welcoming climate for learning, research and other work. UF is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access and seeks individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders and other attributes who, among their many exceptional qualifications, have a record of including a broad diversity of individuals in work and learning activities. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and many other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advertised Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

PhD in Engineering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:   Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

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.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No