Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Pathology Diabetes Research

Gainesville FL
Jul 31, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Title: AST/ASO/FULL PROF Job Description: The Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine is recruiting two faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track) level. Successful applicants will become members of the University of Florida Diabetes Institute, an internationally recognized leader in basic, translational, and clinical research. Applicants should have a track record in innovative basic, translational, or clinical research related to immunity, tolerance, or autoimmune diseases. The position will entail a primary research appointment (85%), with teaching duties (15%) within the biomedical research program within the University of Florida, College of Medicine Interdisciplinary Program. Advertised Salary:

Negotiable; Commensurate with qualifications.  

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent professional degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

This position requires the establishment of a grant portfolio of internally and extramurally funded research projects.

Relevant experience and expertise would include research related to understanding mechanisms of disease development, biomarker studies, and mechanistic studies in animal models of diabetes focused on clinical and translational interventions. Specific fields of interest include immunometabolism, immune checkpoints, monitoring autoantigen specific adaptive immune responses, and/or functional genomics.

Demonstrated success obtaining independent grant funding as well as a strong publication track record are essential. In addition to joining an established, interactive clinical and basic research program in type 1 diabetes, outstanding collaborative opportunities also exist for research in other autoimmune diseases, immune deficiency, transplantation, cancer immunotherapy, type 2 diabetes, and inflammation.  

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should apply online to Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, three references with contact information, and a cover letter outlining research goals and accomplishments with their application.

The final candidate will be required to provide an 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. The recruitment/selection process will be conducted in accordance with Florida's "Government in the Sunshine" and public records laws.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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