Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Gainesville FL
Oct 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine is seeking a full-time, research track faculty member, at an academic rank of Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, to join our team of highly productive clinical and basic science faculty in the Division of Vascular Surgery. The successful candidate will conduct research on the etiology of large vessel aneurysm formation and its treatment. This position will be funded by an NIH grant, and requires advanced skills in small animal survival surgery, immunohistochemistry, RNA and DNA processing, PCR and immunoassays.  The individual filling this position will have primary responsibility for creation and full implementation of these analytical approaches, the development of experimental designs, and the presentation and publication of research findings.

The Department of Surgery ( ranks in the top third of all departments nationally in NIH funding, and seeks to become a top ten department in this decade. The successful candidate will be a team member achieving this goal. The Health Science Center is located on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida, and is adjacent to the Colleges of Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable based on education and experience

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have an advanced degree (PhD, MD, Sc.D. or equivalent) and a record of accomplishment in conducting extramurally-funded (NIH or equivalent) research, and have completed a postdoctoral training program. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated leadership skills and a track record of working with clinical faculty.
  • The successful candidate will possess advanced skills in endothelial and smooth muscle biology.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
  • All applicants must apply online through Careers at UF. 
  • Letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation and/or references required with submission of application.
  • Background check required.
  • Final candidates 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.
  • Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.
  • Health Assessment Required: