Associate Professor or Professor of Biomedical Science

Boca Raton, Florida
Commensurate with experience
June 06 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Biomedical Science in The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Full Professor position, Boca Raton. FL.

The College of Medicine’s strategic plan outlines four broad research areas:

  • Neuroscience
  • Healthy Aging & Cardiovasculature Systems
  • Chronic Pain & Opioid Use
  • Genomics & Precision Medicine. 

The Department of Biomedical Science supports basic and translational research into underlying mechanisms that trigger diseases of the nervous, cardiovascular, and immune systems, among others.  In addition, this position will contribute to the innovative teaching and important service missions of the College of Medicine.

Please send administrative questions regarding the application process to Sara Greene,

Minimum Qualification: 

Ph.D. from an accredited institution in biological or life sciences (or related discipline) required.

Experience leading successful basic science programs with clear translational potential and a superior, sustainable record or original research for at least 10 years as an independent scientist, as revealed through publications, awards, and funding required.

Candidates should be excited by the opportunity to maintain and accelerate outstanding research programs and directly contribute to the growth of innovative academic training programs at the graduate and medical school levels. 

Basic or translational scientist with a strong record of accomplishment, current record of NIH funding, and history of collaboration with other leading researchers are preferred.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Posting Title) on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, a dated curriculum vitae with names, and contact information of at least three professional references (references will be contacted once the position closes) and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now REQ06477.

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.