PREEMINENCE Associate Professor in Chemical Innovations for Cancer Research

Dec 08, 2015
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Associate Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida ( is seeking applicants for two tenure-track nine-month faculty positions at the Associate or Full Professor level, to begin August 2016 or later. These positions are available through the interdisciplinary multi-college UF Preeminence Initiative in Drug Discovery and Development, with the anticipation of two additional hires will be sought within the same general target areas for August 2017. Although the research area is open, a research portfolio that includes a focus on the chemistry of cancer as broadly defined by one or more of the following areas is desired:

(a) screening and development of biomarkers and probes

(b) design and synthesis of delivery systems for treatment

(c) structural biology of novel targets

(d) chemical synthesis of anticancer lead compounds including natural products and small molecules

(e) computer based methods of drug design and development in cellular and molecular imaging and tumor mapping.

The University of Florida is an equal 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).  The selection process will be conducted under the provisions of Florida's "Government in the Sunshine" and Public Records laws.

Advertised Salary:Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate will have an established, internationally recognized research program and a strong demonstrated record of combining scholarship and teaching.  Candidates will be considered at the Associate and Full professor levels and have a Ph.D. in a relevant area.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted through Careers at UF at and must include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, ongoing research and teaching directions and a list of three references.  Inquiries can be addressed to Prof. Gail E. Fanucci (, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, P.O. Box 117200, Gainesville, FL 32611-7200.

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records and reference checks. The final candidate will be required to provide an 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 educational institution outside of the United States must be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Health Assessment Required:No

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