Assistant Scientist - Pulmonary Medicine

Location
Florida
Posted
Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

AST SCTST

Job Description:

The University of Florida, College of Medicine Division of Pulmonary Medicine is seeking to recruit an Assistant Scientist candidate. The candidate will be responsible for investigating networks of transcription factors which control mature Thelper cell function. Additionally, she will collaborate on a project to investigate the role of Bcl11b in NKT cell development and function. The candidate will conduct experiments, will analyze data, and prepare manuscripts. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible to prepare data for the funded grants and generate additional data to submit new grant applications for the lab. The candidate will be expected to participate in grant application writing. The candidate will be also responsible for training graduate students, medical students, junior postdocs and fellows. The candidate is responsible to supervise PhD students, including discussing experimental designs, data and giving him suggestions. The candidate is expected to publish one paper per year in high impact journals or 2-3 papers per year in medium impact journals.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidate will have a proven track record of contributions to research projects, be motivated, open to learning new and challenging techniques, possess strong communication skills and work well with other individuals on the research team.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach 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 the 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.

Health Assessment Required: Yes