Job no: 521585
Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine
Department:28050000 - VM-PHY SCI
The Department of Physiological Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor for a 12-month, tenure track appointment. The individual will course-coordinate and teach in the area of Gross Anatomy in the College of Veterinary Medicine professional curriculum.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent, externally-funded research program in the area of physiology/integrative biomedicine. Strong preference will be given to candidates with both veterinary anatomy teaching experience and existing/potential for extramural research funding.
The successful candidate will be a member of the faculty in the Department of Physiological Sciences, associated with the adjacent UF Health Science Center along with departments from other UF Colleges including Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Public Health & Health Professions, Engineering (biomedical), and the adjacent McKnight Brain Institute. Current departmental and CVM faculty have strong, federally-funded research programs and active collaborations with investigators in other UF colleges. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the mentoring and teaching of graduate and professional degree students. This position offers outstanding opportunities for research and teaching scholarship in a collegial environment with well-established programs supported by state-of-the-art facilities.
Applicants with outstanding accomplishments in integrative biomedical research are strongly encouraged to apply. This recruitment is part of a growing commitment at the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine to increase the understanding and treatment of diseases related to the health of all species.
The Gainesville area has pleasant weather, inexpensive cost-of-living, nationally ranked public schools, and multiple year-round indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities.
Salary and start-up package will be provided at a level commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.
Applicants must hold a PhD degree and should have postdoctoral training.
Preferred Qualifications:A DVM degree is desired but not required. Special Instructions to Applicants:
All applicants must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. For full consideration, applications for job number 521585 must include the applicant’s current curriculum vita, a letter of intent that includes a 3-page summary specifying research accomplishments, teaching background and future goals, and the names and contact information of three references. For full consideration, applications must be submitted online by June 30, 2022 and sent electronically to Dr. Richard Johnson, Chair of Search Committee ([email protected]). Review of applications will begin after they are received and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants from backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in STEM fields are especially encouraged to apply.
The tentative start date is expected to be January 1, 2023.
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 http://www.naces.org/.
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.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
Health Assessment Required:No.
Advertised: 26 May 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time