Associate/Full Professor -- Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Gainesville FL
Sep 07, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Associate/Full Professor

Job Description:

Applications are invited for multiple, newly created, 12-month, tenure-track faculty positions at the Associate and Full Professor levels. The Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics ( is expanding its program in cancer pharmacology with an emphasis on translational medicine. The successful candidate(s) will hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, have a record of significant research accomplishments, and maintain a highly successful research program. Candidates should have a history of significant research funding and serve as principal investigator of at least one current NIH/NCI R01 grant. Candidates of particular interest are those who complement growing strengths within the Pharmacology Department and Cancer Center in RNA therapeutics, Immunotherapy, DNA damage/repair signaling, signal transduction, and mechanisms of invasion and metastasis.

All faculty members are expected to contribute to the professional and graduate education programs of the Department. We value a diverse faculty, and encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities and veterans. The Department offers outstanding laboratories, shared research facilities and office space as well as a commitment to develop and enhance faculty members’ full potential as researchers, educators and scholars. The University of Florida, located in Gainesville, FL, has state-of-the-art core facilities and numerous other research resources within a vibrant, collegial institution.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree 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:

Candidates must apply online at Applicants should upload the following five documents: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research interests (past, present, and planned), (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and proficiency, and (5) the names and contact information for at least three references. Reference letters are not required, but will be considered, during the initial review of applications. Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2017 for best consideration. The posting may be extended beyond that date if necessary to establish a sufficient applicant pool.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection.

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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