Gainesville, Florida
Negotiable; Commensurate with education and experience.
September 18 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type


The Center for NeuroGenetics at the University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine invites applications for TWO tenure/tenure-track positions at the ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE or FULL PROFESSOR level. We seek outstanding investigators in the following areas: 1) Neuroscience, neurological disease mechanisms and/or therapeutic development with an emphasis on genetic, computational or pathophysiological disease models; 2) RNA biochemistry with a current or future focus on central nervous system function and disease. The Center has active research programs in human, mouse, and Drosophila genetics together with expertise in gene discovery, RNA biochemistry, structural biology, protein biochemistry, genome editing and computational biology, and is housed in the University of Florida Genetics Institute with contemporary facilities for bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics. In addition to being an active member of the Center, the primary academic appointment will be in a relevant department (e.g., Departments of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Neurology, Neuroscience or Pharmacology and Therapeutics).

For further information about the Center, visit our website:

Inquiries about the position should be directed to:

Dr. Maurice S. Swanson, Search Committee Chair, Center for NeuroGenetics, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610-3610. E-mail:

Qualifications - Ph.D. and/or M.D. and relevant postdoctoral experience.

Application Instructions - To be considered for the position, candidates with a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and relevant postdoctoral experience should submit an application and upload the following application materials electronically to

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. List of 3 References

4. Brief Description of Past/Future Research Interests (Other Document)

Review of applications will begin immediately, with search committee determinations beginning circa February 1, 2019, although the search may remain open until the positions are filled.

Selected candidate will be required to provide three letters of recommendation and 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 education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approval by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

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.

This position was originally posted under requisition # 507619.  Previous applicants are still being considered and need not re-apply.

UF is an Equal Opportunity Institution with a strong commitment to excellence through diversity.

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