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University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
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Dec 2, 2021

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Life Sciences, Neuroscience
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Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute / Neuroscience Institute Morsani College of Medicine

University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

We are seeking candidates for tenured or tenure-track positions at all ranks who work on the molecular basis of neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, ALS-FTD, Ataxia, Huntington’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, stroke/vascular dementia, and other neurological and psychiatric disorders. Successful candidates for these positions are expected to have already established, or have the potential to develop, a nationally recognized, competitively funded research program and participate in graduate/medical student education and mentoring. Successful candidates will be provided with dry and wet laboratory space at the Byrd Institute and be placed in a home department at the USF Morsani College of Medicine. Based on qualifications, the home department may be Molecular Medicine, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology, Pathology and Cell Biology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, or other relevant departments. Successful candidates will be offered institutional salary support commensurate with experience and highly competitive start-up packages that promote success.


The Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute and relevant departments are located on the Tampa campus of USF Health that includes the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and the Moffitt Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Neuroscience Institute is a modern, multiuse, interdisciplinary facility, housing three floors of clinical space, three floors of laboratory space, and a dedicated vivarium floor. Successful candidates will establish their labs in the Neuroscience Institute and have access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and outstanding core facilities.


Qualified applicants should apply on the USF Careers Website, accessible through the link here and entering Job ID 28821. As part of the application, please upload a single PDF that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan, and the names and contact information of five references. For further information, please contact Prof. Gopal Thinakaran ( Review of applications will proceed on a continuous basis until positions are filled.


Faculty Search Committee


Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute / Neuroscience Institute University of South Florida-Health


4001 E. Fletcher Ave Tampa, Florida 33613

The University of South Florida is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Janice Normil at 813.396.0747- a minimum of 5 working days in advance. According to Florida law, search records, including applications and search committee meetings, are open to the public.

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