Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Gainesville, Florida
Starting salary range is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
August 29 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Center for NeuroGenetics

University of Florida College of Medicine


The Center for NeuroGenetics at the University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track position at the ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE or FULL PROFESSOR level. We seek outstanding investigators in the following areas: 1) neurological disease mechanisms and therapeutic development with an emphasis on genomic repetitive sequences (transposons, retrotransposons, micro and minisatellite repeats); 2) RNA and ribonucleoprotein complex (RNP) biochemistry with a current/future focus on central nervous system function and neurological disease. The Center has active research programs in human, mouse, and Drosophila genetics together with expertise in gene discovery, RNA biochemistry and 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). Candidates with a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and relevant postdoctoral experience should send their curriculum vitae, names of three references, and a brief description of research interests to:

Dr. Maurice S. Swanson, Center for NeuroGenetics, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610-3610. E-mail: or apply online to the website: applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp; position number 37634. For further information about the Center, visit our website: Review of applications will begin immediately, with search committee interviews and decisions, although the search may remain open until the position are filled.

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