Assistant Scientist in Physiological Sciences

Gainesville, Florida
Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Jul 7, 2022

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Life Sciences, Physiology, Veterinary Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Physiological Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking to hire a full-time Assistant Scientist.  Applicants must hold a PhD degree and should have 2 or more years of postdoctoral training.  The successful candidate will work in the laboratory of Dr. Donald Bolser in the areas of neural control of breathing and airway protective behaviors. The individual will conduct integrative physiological experiments in an anesthetized feline model. Preferred experience includes:  EMG placement experience with electrophysiological methods familiarity with brainstem reflexes, and pharmacological methods. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Applications will be considered as they are received, but for full consideration, applicants should send a single PDF file containing a current curriculum vitae and the names of three references. Applications for requisition number 521860 and supporting documents must be submitted online at and sent electronically to Dr. Donald C. Bolser ( Search Committee Chair. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants from backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in STEM fields are especially encouraged to apply.

Final candidates will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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