Assistant/Associate Professor

Gainesville FL
Sep 28, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine is seeking applicants with research interests in the neural mechanisms of decision making in the context of substance use and psychiatric disorders. This is a full-time tenure or non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with research experience. Candidates using optogenetic and electrophysiological techniques to investigate neural circuitry in animal models of decision making behavior that have substantial translational potential are highly desirable. Documented evidence of productivity based on publications in high impact journals and extramural funding are requisite. Evidence for mentoring students and productive and collegial interactions with scientific and clinical colleagues will also be important considerations. As a faculty member in the College of Medicine, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in graduate and medical educational programs.

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable and commensurate with experience. 

Minimum Requirements:

Doctorate (PhD/PsyD) or medical degree (M.D.) in a relevant discipline and 3-5 years of post-doctoral experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidate is expected to have participated in graduate and medical educational programs.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants are required to apply through the Careers at UF website

Applicants must provide a letter of interest, three letters of reference, and a curriculum vitae.

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 the 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:  Yes


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