Postdoctoral Fellow

Boca Raton
Oct 10, 2020
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job location: Boca Raton

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-13
Req: REQ09354
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Position Summary:

College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow, Boca Raton, FL.

This Postdoctoral Fellow position provides opportunity for growth and development as an independent investigator in NIH funded research and enhance professional skills in academia. Directly accountable to the Primary Investigator, the Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct specific research projects related to stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) recovery. The Postdoctoral Fellow will provide intellectual and technical support to research programs and initiatives.

Summary of Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducts laboratory experiments related to specific project or initiative.
  • Gathers, summarizes, records and interprets data obtained from research projects/initiatives.
  • Plans subsequent work with review/approval of the principal investigator.
  • Reviews relevant literature to solve problems and contributes to manuscripts and grants.
  • Develops experimental and research protocols for the laboratory.
  • Instruct others in area of expertise.
  • Present research results at internal and external scientific venues.
  • Interprets and follows policies and guidelines to define procedures and meet goals/deadlines.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned for which the employee is qualified to perform.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. from an accredited institution in biological or related sciences required by the time of application.

Experience in immunology, flow cytometry, and molecular biology is highly preferred.

Track record of scholarly publication and excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Competencies and Skills:

Knowledge of the major responsibilities, accountabilities, and organization of the research and development (R&D) function within an organization.

Knowledge of and ability to utilize tools and techniques for producing well-written, meaningful and usable documentation of research findings.

Knowledge of and the ability to use numerical methods to compile information about a given situation or condition.

Knowledge of and ability to gain insights concerning attitudes, beliefs, motivations and behaviors related to organization's products and services.

Knowledge of and ability to create reference content, such as tables of contents, indexes, glossaries, and technical abstracts of research documents.

Knowledge of and ability to locate, interpret and evaluate research findings compiled and documented by others and the use of this material to support empirical research.


$52,704 - $53,076

College or Department:

College of Medicine


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:


Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

Confidential Letters of reference to be sent to Sara Greene, [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts.

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.

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