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Research Assistant Professor (58569)

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

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Research Assistant Professor (58569)

Gainesville, FL
Open Date:
Feb 3, 2020

Two Non-Tenure-Track Research Assistant Professor positions are available in the Department of Pharmacodynamics in the College of Pharmacy to develop modern pharmacology tools for preclinical drug discovery, such as human-relevant microphysiological systems, tissue chips, and 3D cultures to provide in vitro mechanistic insight and efficacy evaluation of molecular probes in CNS or cardiometabolic therapeutic areas.


Minimum: We welcome applications from individuals with strong research backgrounds who hold a doctorate in biological or pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, biomedical engineering or closely related field and must have a minimum of three-years postgraduate research experience. Successful candidates are expected to develop an interdisciplinary research program in collaboration with other department and pharmacy faculty and offer mentorship to graduate, undergraduate students.

Preferred: 3+ years of experience developing and using advanced tissue culture systems particularly with primary and/or stem cells is preferred. Experience working with high content imaging systems and knowledge of medium to high throughput technologies is a plus. Candidate should be detail-oriented, organized, and scientifically driven with proficient reasoning skills in experimental design, data statistical analysis and interpretation and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Application Instructions:

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by March 1, 2020.

Interested applicants should apply online at and submit: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; and (3) contact information for at least three professional/academic references. Three letters of recommendation will be required for final candidates.

E-mail inquiries to: [email protected]

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.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. 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.



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