Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Florida, Gainesville
Negotiable based on a combination of education and experience
February 08 2018
Job # 505628
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The University of Florida (UF) Department of Aging and Geriatric Research and Institute on Aging (IOA) are recruiting for a full-time, 12-month position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

The incumbent in this position will advance independently funded collaborative cutting edge, translational research focused on age-related physical and cognitive disability; contribute to graduate, post-graduate and junior faculty mentoring as appropriate; and bring significant contributions to the overarching research themes and goals for the department and institute, which consist in improving the health, independence and quality of life of older adults by means of interdisciplinary teams in areas of research, education and health care.
The incumbent will be expected to assist in teaching related lectures, and apply to external sources for support of his or her research program. The development of basic science, translational and interdisciplinary research studies, publications and presentations of results will be important measures of academic productivity.

Minimum Requirements: MD or PhD in a relevant Field

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate has an excellent trace record of extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications, and has completed a doctorate in Biochemistry, genetics, Physiology or other related fields, or has an MD or equivalent degree.

In order to be considered, you must upload a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.

Additionally we recommend attaching a minimum two-page research plan that fits within the mission of the Institute, and reprints of up to three recent publications.

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

Please email if you have questions about the application process.

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

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date which is March 15, 2018.