Research Assistant Professor in Biomedical Sciences

University of Florida

United States

Description

This position will require leadership and independence. The individual is expected to coordinate experiments and collaborations with multiple researchers in the lab, in the institution, and extramurally. These activities include directing and training new laboratory members (technicians, students, postdocs), supervising and assessing technical staff performance, supporting lab data and record keeping (manage the purchase/budget needs of the lab, maintain research data records and inventories, interface with vendors and service personnel), and collaborators within and outside the university.

This position will support the PI in preparing manuscripts, progress reports and grants. This individual is also expected to prepare and submit applications for extramural funding. In addition, the individual is expected to commit time to their own individual sponsored projects, which will support the candidate’s path to independence.

This individual is expected to develop and implement new experimental procedures and validate their utility; design and execute laboratory protocols; compile and analyze experimental results; prepare data summaries; document experiments by standard laboratory record keeping. Among these activities, the individual will be responsible for managing critical aspects of the animal colony by directing staff in the lab and the animal facility, coordinating in vivo experiments. In addition, the individual will coordinate collecting tissue at experimental end points and perform biochemical and immunohistochemical assays, imaging, data collection, analysis, figure preparation, manuscript preparation, and grant preparation.

This is a non-tenure track position.

Qualifications

The individual must have a PhD degree in biomedical sciences and at least 10 years of experience working in a biological laboratory setting. Applicant must have extensive experience writing scientific manuscripts and grants.

Also, the candidate is expected to have expertise in the science of stress disorders and pathologies related to tauopathies. The individual is expected to have a track record of peer-reviewed publications and independent funding.

Application Instructions

To apply, please attach a cover letter, CV and at least 3 professional references with submission of application.

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting as soon as possible after the posting date.

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 http://www.naces.org/.

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

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.


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