Research Assistant Professor - RNA Biochemistry and Bioinformatics (64989)

Gainesville, FL
Sep 30, 2020
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Research Assistant Professor - RNA Biochemistry and Bioinformatics (64989)

Gainesville, FL
Open Date:
Sep 29, 2020
Close Date:
Oct 13, 2020

The Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology is currently recruiting for a Research Assistant Professor to perform both wet lab and computational biology research in the regulation of RNA processing with an emphasis on the role of tandem repeat mutations in neurological and neurodevelopmental diseases, including myotonic dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and autism spectrum disorder.


Must have either PhD, MD or MD/PhD with at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience in RNA biochemistry, bioinformatics and tandem repeat diseases.

Extensive experience in RNA biochemistry and computational approaches to analyzing large genomic and transcriptomic datasets is also required. 

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants MUST apply online at

In order to be considered, you must upload resume/CV.  If the final candidate, you will need to provide three letters of references.

Selected 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 educational 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)

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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