Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology

Gainesville, Florida
Salary and academic rank are commensurate with credentials and experience.
May 11 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD) Department of Oral Biology is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. In addition to maintaining a robust research program, duties will include service activities as well as teaching, training, and mentoring DMD and PhD students; clinical assignments may also be available. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with credentials and experience. 

UFCD is a leading dental research institution and the Department of Oral Biology has a long history of engagement in cutting-edge oral health research. UFCD currently ranks fifth among all US dental schools based on NIH funding. The Department of Oral Biology is home to a large team of faculty, staff, students and post-doctoral fellows and is one of the top-ranked in the U.S. based on NIH research funding among similar departments. The Department includes national leaders in cell biology, oral cancer, oral infectious diseases and immunology research. Members of the department collaborate extensively with investigators across the UF campus and other institutions, and part of active centers such as the well-established UF Health Cancer Center. An excellent research and training infrastructure provide an ideal environment to develop a well-established research program. A long-standing Comprehensive Training Program in Oral Biology (T90/R90) builds on decades of successful training of basic/clinical scientists.

The University of Florida, a member of the AAU, is the largest and most comprehensive public university in the State of Florida, with large undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate educational programs. The UF Health Science Center and its six colleges (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, Veterinary Medicine) are co-located on the Gainesville campus, with additional teaching, research, and patient care sites in Jacksonville, Orlando, elsewhere across Florida, and internationally. Gainesville offers an unparalleled college town environment with outstanding public and private schools, inexpensive housing, superb year-round recruitment opportunities and a temperate climate.

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