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Open Rank Professor (Multiple Positions), 12 Month Salaried (Medicine Biomedical Sciences – M...

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: Open Rank Professor (Multiple Positions), 12 Month Salaried (Medicine Biomedical Sciences – Medicine)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 56935

College of Medicine, Medicine Biomedical Sciences

  • Teaching to medical, physician assistants and biomedical graduate students.
  • Developing and maintaining a specialized research program (Neuroscience, infectious diseases, genomics) that attracts significant extramural grant support.
  • Writing papers for professional journals, and serving on various committees that support the curricular, research and other functions of the department, the college and the university.
  • Opportunities for outpatient clinical practice and human subjects research are available.

These are tenure-earning position. Rank will be commensurate with experience.


PhD and/or MD, a proven track record of excellence in creative approaches to cutting edge interdisciplinary/collaborative research, and a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching and service.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Evidence of successful extramurally funded research programs in infectious diseases, genomics, or neurosciences; however, leading scientists in all fields will be considered.
  • Excellent mentoring and teaching skills are highly valued, as critical contributors to our mission of training the next generation of healthcare professionals and scientists.
Other Information

The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the Florida State University College of Medicine is in an expansion phase. We are actively seeking exceptional faculty members at all career stages to join us and be a part of our bright future. Our educational mission includes graduate, medical, physician assistant, and undergraduate education. Cluster or team hires are possible.

Contact Info

Dr. Timothy Megraw,

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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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.

Candidates should submit a single PDF file containing a cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, and a research statement.


This is a Faculty position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is being advertised as open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately and early applications are encouraged.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:


Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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