Research Assistant Scientist - Pathology

Gainesville FL
Aug 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Research Assistant Scientist

Job Description:

The Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida invites applications for a Research Assistant Scientist, non-tenure accruing faculty position with experience in mouse models of autoimmunity and cellular immunology. This position requires the development of funded research in collaboration with other investigators with relevant expertise in lupus pathogenesis.

Advertised Salary:

Salary negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. (and/or M.D., or Ph.D. equivalent professional degree) in science-related field with three years of research experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer candidates with several years of research experience in mouse models of autoimmune diseases, with expertise in cellular immunology, including multi-color flow cytometry, molecular determinants of T cell effector functions and humoral responses, and T:B cell interactions.

Other qualifications should include:

  • Creativity in developing experimental strategies.
  • Multidisciplinary background in molecular and cellular immunology.
  • An outstanding track record of publications.
  • Evidence of grant funding, which may include institutional pilot awards.
  • Ability to supervise students and to lead team-work approaches especially encouraged. 
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested qualified applicants must apply through Careers at UF Applicants are required to upload a cover letter outlining interests, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. 

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