Associate or Full Professor

Aug 31, 2015
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Description:

The University of Florida (UF) is recruiting preeminent faculty in a wide variety of brain and neuroscience research areas. This multidisciplinary search is in conjunction with UF's Top 10 Initiative, with the goal of strategic faculty hires to further elevate our national academic and research standing to one of the top 10 public universities in the United States.

We seek 10-12 tenured and tenure-track colleagues (to be recruited at the associate and full professor ranks) to join faculty in the Colleges of Engineering, Liberal Arts & Sciences, Medicine, and Public Health & Health Professions, who have expertise in one of our targeted areas :

1) neuroimaging, cognitive, functional, and molecular mapping of the central nervous system
2) therapeutic and biomarker discovery in neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases
3) neuromuscular plasticity, neurorehabilitation, and neurotechnology
4) the "adaptive brain", including evolutionary, genetic, and epigenetic influences on brain structure and behavior

The brain and neuroscience research environment at UF is excellent and supported in part by the following programs:

•McKnight Brain Institute
•Center for Translational Research in Neurogenerative Disease
•Center for NeuroGenetics
•VA Brain Research & Rehabilitation Center
•Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration
•Institute on Aging
•Center for Addiction Research & Education
•Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program
•Nanoscience Institute for Medical and Engineering Technology
•National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

The appointment may involve an administrative assignment.

Advertised Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

PhD in an appropriate area of specialization

Preferred Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Individuals may submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of research, teaching goals and synergy with potential UF collaborators, and the names and email addresses of three or more references to Neuroscience and Brain Research Search Committee c/o Ms. Lorie Martin, P.O. Box 100185, Gainesville, FL 32610 (Phone: 352/273-6198; Fax: 352/273-6535; Email:

Applications will be reviewed and considered on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.

Final candidate 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

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Health Assessment Required:No

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