Assistant Professor

St Augustine FL
Sep 26, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor in Bioengineering or Neuroscience

Job Description:

The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, an interdisciplinary marine research center of the University of Florida, seeks to fill a tenure-track, full-time research faculty position in Bioengineering or Neuroscience at the assistant/associate professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a competitive, extramurally-funded research program that incorporates experimental, engineering and/or computational approaches to investigate mechanisms of behavior at any level of biological organization using marine organisms as animal models. Areas of expertise may include, but are not limited to, biomechanics, neuroscience, movement ecology, fluid dynamics and physiology. The Whitney Laboratory currently has research strength in marine genomics, neuroscience, biomechanics, evolution, regeneration, development and wetlands restoration. The successful candidate will be expected to integrate across one or more of these disciplines, leverage the unique opportunities of an experimental marine lab setting, and form links to the larger University research community.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. in related field and previous post-doctoral experience.

Preferred Qualifications Doctorate degree and post-doctoral experience in a relevant discipline, with a strong record of peer reviewed publications, as commensurate with experience.  Experience in working with interdisciplinary teams and in the use of state of art laboratory and field techniques and instrumentation is highly desired. Candidates should have demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication, interpersonal relationships and ability to procure extramural funding. Candidates should have the demonstrated ability or potential to develop integrated teaching, research and/or extension programs in the discipline. Special Instructions to Applicants:  

Resumes must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

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

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.

Health Assessment Required: No