Research Assistant Professor - Molecular Genetics / Microbiology

Location
Florida
Posted
Jun 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Classification Title:

Research Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology is seeking qualified applicants for the Research Assistant Professor position to develop an independent research program on the changes in retinal gene expression during disease using mouse models and human cells.Develop an independent research program on the changes in retinal gene expression during disease using mouse models and human cells.

Some of the job duites will be

  1. Develop an independent research program testing drug  and gene therapies in animal models of retinal disease.
  2. Train graduate and undergraduate students in the conduct and communication of research.
  3. Present research findings at international meetings and in peer reviewed publications.

Advertised Salary:

 Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. in biology, genetics or molecular biology plus three years or more of postdoctoral research experience. Familiarity with animal models of retinal disease.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.Demonstrated ability to obtain grant support.
2. First author publications in the relevant research area.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and references  via the UF Careers website at jobs.ufl.edu.

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 approval by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://naces.org/.

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes