Research Assistant Scientist

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

Research Assistant Scientist

Job Description:

The Department of Epidemiology is recruiting two non-tenure track research faculty members at the Research Assistant Scientist level. The Department is situated jointly within the College of Public Health and Health Professions and the College of Medicine in the new Clinical and Translational Research Building, facilitating collaborative multidisciplinary research. Faculty members may teach in the MS or PhD in Epidemiology programs or the Master of Public Health program. They may participate in student mentoring. Our current faculty are leaders in aging, cancer, chronic disease, environmental, genetic, infectious disease, substance abuse and psychiatric epidemiology. The Department works closely with the NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Other UF Institutes, and has a grant portfolio over $8 million.

The University of Florida is located in Gainesville, FL, which has been ranked the Best Place to Live in the US by Sperling and Sander’s Cities Ranked & Rated. The College of Public Health and Health Professions and the College of Medicine are in the University’s Health Science Center, which also includes the Colleges of Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Health. The Health Science Center also partners with the immediately adjacent Shands Healthcare, and Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, and the UF Heath Science Center Regional campus located in Jacksonville, FL. Additional major institutes and centers located at the University of Florida include the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the Institute of Child Health Policy, the UF Shands Cancer Center, the UF Genetics Institute, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the McKnight Brain Institute, all of which provide state-of-the-art environments and access to large data sets for faculty collaboration.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is negotiable; commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Minimum Requirements:

Doctoral degree in Epidemiology or related field required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Expertise in one of the areas of interest

• Strong publication record

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a CV, and contact information for three references.

These positions are open until filled. Review of applications will begin September 6, 2017.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.  Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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 National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

Health Assessment Required: No