Cardiovascular Research Faculty

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
February 07 2019
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Cardiovascular Research Faculty

Department of Pathology and Cell Biology

Position Details: The Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, within the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenured or non-tenure track, Open Rank faculty position with a specialization in cardiovascular research.  This position will be academically appointed to the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology but will work within the USF Health Heart Institute.  Opening in 2019 in downtown Tampa, the USF Health Heart Institute is a modern research facility for groundbreaking translational research that will take new discoveries from bench to bedside.  Within four floors totaling 100,000 square feet, the USF Health Heart Institute will be dedicated to cardiovascular and related research, including clinical trials targeting new ways to manage, prevent and cure cardiovascular disease. 

Applications will be considered from PhD, MD, and MD/PhD candidates with at least one current National Institute of Health RO1 grant within the field of cardiovascular research.  The primary duties of this position will be research-related, including performing basic and translational research related to heart disease, publishing in major peer-reviewed journals and maintaining NIH and other grant funding.  Administrative duties may include serving on Institute, College or University committees and councils. 

Academic rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   

How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply online through Careers@USF at (Job Opening ID #19228).  In addition to completing the required online application, please include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae with external funding history, and contact information for three references.  These documents must be consolidated into one attachment.

Please direct any questions regarding the position to Julie Zimmer, Department Administrator, at This position is subject to a criminal background check.

About USF: The University of South Florida is a large, public 4-year university offering undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral level degrees. The USF System includes three, separately accredited institutions:  USF Tampa; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 50,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and is one of the nation’s top 30 public universities for research with more than $568 million in annual research expenditures.  The University of South Florida has obtained national and international prominence in every key institutional area, including student success, research and innovation, fundraising and economic development.  In June 2018, USF earned the designation of Preeminence, placing USF in the most elite category of state universities in Florida and over the past six years, USF has moved up 36 places among public universities and 46 spots among all public and private universities in U.S. News and World Report’s Best College rankings.

One of 14 colleges at the University of South Florida, the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) is a major academic medical center known nationally for its innovative curriculum with an emphasis on improving health through interprofessional education, high-impact research and clinical activities.