Physician-Scientist in Pathology PhD

Gainesville FL
Aug 23, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine invites applications for a tenure track faculty position. The successful candidate is expected to lead a research program in cancer biology, have a track record of sustained research grant support, and have made significant scientific contributions to the field. The successful candidate will join several other newly recruited cancer researchers as part of the UF Cancer Center Preeminence Program.

Applicants should currently hold a tenured appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level at their institution, and must have a Ph.D. or equivalent professional degree. Candidates with clinical/research fellowship training in GI/Liver pathology are preferred. The major assignment will be in research; teaching efforts are negotiable. The department has substantial resources that will be committed to the successful candidate including an endowed chair, substantial start up funds, and large laboratory that will be renovated to the candidate's specification.

The department is composed of approximately 80 faculty members, 28 specializing in experimental pathology, and is ranked in the top 10 in NIH funding among public university departments of pathology in the US. The department's faculty play a leadership role in the UF CTSA Biorespository, metabolomics cores, and iPS core lab. In addition, the department has developed clinical genomic and metabolomics laboratories. Florida, now the third largest state, provides substantial racial and ethnic diversity and coordinated state-wide research opportunities through the CTSA. The University of Florida Health System, affiliated institutions, and the UF Cancer Center present a rich diversity of inpatient and outpatient clinical material, clinical trials, and cutting edge clinical care. UF has established highly successful entrepreneurial resources to aid investigators in commercialization of scientific discoveries.

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable, commensurate with qualifications.

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. or equivalent professional degree.

 Preferred Qualifications:   Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should apply online to Candidates must submit a curriculum vitae, three professional references with contact information, and a cover letter outlining interests with their application.

The successful 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