Assistant/Associate Professor

Gainesville FL
Aug 22, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:


Job Description:

The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research invites applications for two full-time, 12-month, tenure-eligible faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are especially seeking promising or accomplished scientists with expertise in areas relevant to Precision Medicine, including pharmacogenomics, metabolomics, translational bioinformatics, and data science. The successful candidate will have an interdisciplinary, team-based clinical translational research program. Appointment as an Associate Professor requires demonstrated sustained extramural grant support, research, scholarship, and teaching proficiency that are consistent with appointment to that rank at a research-intensive university. Candidates at the assistant professor level are expected to demonstrate strong potential for establishing a rigorous, independent and federally-funded research program. These positions may be based at the Gainesville or Lake Nona Campus.

All faculty in the department contribute to our professional and graduate education programs. We value a diverse faculty, and particularly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities and veterans.

The Center for Pharmacogenomics – located in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research – has a mission to improve drug therapy outcomes through research, teaching and service focused on genetically-guided drug therapy decision-making, drug discovery and drug development. The Center is a leading institution in pharmacogenomics research and education.

The successful candidates may be associated with other Centers in the College, which include the Center for Natural Products, Drug Discovery and Development (CNPD3;; Center for Food-Drug Interaction Research and Education (, and the Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology ( Additionally, the College is closely partnered with Centers, Institutes, and laboratories at UF, including the Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics (SECIM;, and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D. or Pharm.D.) with formal post-doctoral research training. Other requirements include a strong potential for or demonstrated success in securing competitive research funding and a record of accomplishments in research. Excellent communication skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous teaching experience, demonstrated scholarship, and experience in mentoring students are preferred. Candidates with existing extramural funding to support part of their salary are preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Search Committee will accept applications until the positions are filled. Applications will be reviewed starting September 5, 2017.

Interested applicants should apply online at and submit: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; and (3) contact information for at least three professional/academic references. Three letters of recommendation will be required for final candidates.

E-mail inquiries to: Dr. Julio Duarte, Search Committee Chair,

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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

Criminal background check is required.

Health Assessment Required: No. 


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