Associate Professor/Professor in Translational Research, 12 Month Salaried (Biomedical Sciences - M

Tallahassee, FL
Mar 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42658

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


The College of Medicine at Florida State University has embarked on a strategic effort to increase basic and translational research related to human health. In an effort to extend our impact in translational and discovery research, we are seeking senior basic- or clinician-scientist applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level with a proven track record of excellence in creative approaches to Biomedical Research, extramural funding, and leading interdisciplinary groups. The mission of the College of Medicine is to prepare compassionate physicians who discover and advance knowledge and deliver the highest quality patient-centered medicine to communities with the greatest need. The Research and Discovery mission of the College of Medicine is facilitated by more than 150,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art laboratory space and core labs in proteomics, genomics, advanced confocal, super-resolution and multiphoton microscopy, flow cytometry, animal care, and cell culture. Research in the Department of Biomedical Sciences covers a broad spectrum of disciplines, offering a rich, diverse, and collegial environment. The translation science core laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art mass spectrometry and deep sequencing equipment including the NovaSeq latest-generation DNA sequencer ( A new 3T MRI system (Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma) is housed in a new MR facility at the College of Medicine. Current research in the department is broadly focused on understanding the molecular bases of human diseases and regenerative medicine. Our faculty’s research expertise includes Neuroscience, Genetics and genomics, Molecular structure and function, Cardiovascular and infectious diseases, Cell biology and development and (6) Stem cell and cancer biology. The faculty are exploring the complex biological mechanisms at multiple levels of the gene to the systems level that contribute to the potential of human health, the influence of the environment and how defects in these biological processes cause human health disorders. The Department hosts a Graduate program (, and many faculty participate in the FSU Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience ( and the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine ( Other resources available include structural and functional MR imaging facilities at the FSU National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (, exceptional animal imaging facilities and expertise at FSU, and a statewide, collaborative Clinical Research Network (


The emphasis for the position is on the ability to develop and drive a successful research cluster that draws in other members of the College and neuroscience community. The candidate will be expected to participate in medical and graduate education. Opportunities to continue clinical practice may be available for qualified and eligible applicants. The successful candidate will bring a fresh dimension to the study of translational and/or discovery research, and will provide scientific leadership and direction within the College and across the university.
Possible areas of research are Neuroscience including human cognition, microbiome, and cancer biology, but the main focus will be on the quality of the research program, its impact on human health, and ability to generate extramural funding.


A doctoral degree is required (PhD or MD) in an appropriate field or specialty.
Must have experience as a senior basic- or clinician-scientist at the Associate or Full Professor level with a proven track record of excellence in creative approaches to translational and/or discovery research, generating peer-reviewed funding, and leading interdisciplinary groups.
Must possess the leadership capabilities for directing their own research cluster.

Anticipated Salary Range

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position will include protected academic time, with dedicated research funding to support the successful candidate, and access to exceptional platforms in neuroscience and imaging.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.
In addition to an online application, please upload with the application as well as send the following in a single PDF file with the Subject line "Associate Professor/Professor in Translational Research, #58639": a detailed curriculum vitae, page overview of current and future research plans, and a list of at least three professional references to the following recipients:
Dr. Jeffrey N Joyce, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, College of Medicine, Florida State University,
Natasha Coen, Sr. Administrative Specialist,
Screening will begin immediately and early applications are encouraged. Applications received by 1/6/2018 will be given priority.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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