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Regenerative Medicine Research Faculty (Open Rank)

Florida State University
Pensacola, FL

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Job Title: Regenerative Medicine Research Faculty (Open Rank)
Location: Pensacola, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 57946

The Florida State University, in partnership with Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF), seeks to fill a Regenerative Medicine Research Faculty position (open rank).


Florida State University is proud to partner with Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF) as part of FSU Health to bring together the highest level of sports medicine education, research and clinical care from physicians and other clinicians, researchers, and rehabilitation professionals. Together, we are partnering with industry leaders to develop cutting-edge solutions that impact the future of sports medicine. FSU and AREF already have strong histories and reputations independently in delivering educational, clinical and innovative solutions. We plan to expand our collective reach through this unique strategic partnership.

Specifically, we seek an experienced professional for the new role of Regenerative Medicine Research Faculty (RMRF). Working at the Andrews Regenerative Medicine Center (RMC) in Pensacola, the successful candidate will provide scientific guidance to generate and sustain research activities in biologics and regenerative medicine. The RMRF will be expected to develop and expand new ideas and protocols in collaboration with corporate and physician/clinical partners, and will be responsible for study implementation, evaluation, and publishing of results. The RMRF will also provide technical skills training and scientific guidance to clinical investigators and assist with problem solving and data evaluations. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research at the FSU College of Medicine and the Director of Research and Development at AREF, this critical role will lead grant proposal planning and writing, oversee day to day laboratory activities and ensure that all laboratory procedures are performed properly and in adherence to regulation. The RMRF may also facilitate procedures in the Surgical Skills Laboratory and assist with patient visits for clinical research studies as needed.

The Andrews RMC was designed to pioneer the translation of regenerative medicine treatments from early clinical and animal studies to evidence-based patient care. The RMC provides clinical space to offer current evidence-based and regulatory-compliant treatments and houses a tissue processing and storage facility to participate in developmental stem cell studies. The RMC includes a GMP compliant clean room (ISO 7), lab equipment to facilitate research (including a flow cytometer, hemocytometer, incubator, microscope, ELISA reader, and other equipment), and biologic product storage (including liquid nitrogen vapor phase storage, a -80 freezer, and two medical grade biologic refrigerators).

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience leading research program development
  • Grant writing/proposal development experience
  • Experience in medical research and/or sports medicine setting including lab experience
  • Experience performing research with stem cells and other tissues
  • Knowledge of tissue regrowth and stem cell therapies
  • Knowledge of protocol development and Institutional Review Board submission process
  • Strong publication record
  • Experience with multiplesoftware applications in research data collection for medical outcomes, sports medicine and/or biomedical research
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong background in statistical analysis of medical outcomes, sports medicine and/or biomechanical research
  • Demonstrated background in research procedures including data collection management, sports medicine and/or biomedical research
  • Programming experience with R, SAS and/or SPSS
  • Certified Medical Laboratory Scientist or Certified Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Other Information

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Contact Info

Cassidy Cooksey at

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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