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Cardiovascular Research Faculty – Open Rank

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jun 30, 2022

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Life Sciences, Cell Biology, Health Sciences, Cardiovascular, Pathology
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The Department of Pathology and Cell Biology at the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenured or tenure track, Open Rank faculty position in a broad area of cardiovascular research. We are particularly interested in researchers utilizing animal models to study cardiovascular development and disease. This position will be academically appointed to the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology and will include opportunities to interact with researchers both on the main USF campus and the USF Health Heart Institute. Opened in 2020 in downtown Tampa, the USF Health Heart Institute is a modern research facility within four floors totaling 100,000 square feet dedicated to cardiovascular and related research, including clinical trials targeting new ways to manage, prevent, and cure cardiovascular disease.

Duties: The primary duties of this position are 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. 

Requirements: Applicants are required to have a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization. Evidence of scholarly activity, sustained independent research funding, and professional research service are also preferred as is experience utilizing animal models. 

Postdoctoral research experience and at least one externally funded award (NIH R01 or equivalent, K99/R00 awards are acceptable for applicants at the Assistant Professor level) are required. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. For Associate/Full Professor evidence of creative work, professional writing or research in refereed and other professional journals, and recognized authority in the field of specialization is required.

How to Apply: Applications will only be accepted through the USF Careers System. To apply, please click here: Job Posting ID 29861. In addition to completing the required online application, please include a cover letter, a description of research interests (limit to 3 pages or less), current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.  These documents must be consolidated into one attachment.

Working at USF: With more than 16,000 employees in the USF system, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees.  We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities.  We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

The Tampa metropolitan area is rapidly expanding and provides a culturally diverse environment that offers plenty of sunshine, world famous beaches, arts and entertainment, and an annual average temperature of 72 degrees.  

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