Assistant Scientist - Pulmonary Medicine

Gainesville FL
Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Description:

The University of Florida, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine is seeking to recruit a Research Assistant Scientist for Dr. Borna Mehrad’s lab. 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 is expected to publish one paper per year in high impact journals or 2-3 papers per year in medium impact journals. 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.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:


Preferred Qualifications:   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

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: Yes