Gainesville, FL United States
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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

University of Florida, Center for NeuroGenetics

Job Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Reference Code: 507619
Job Location: Gainesville , FL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Sciences and technology: other
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Veterinary medicine & sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-06-15
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

The Center for NeuroGenetics at the University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine invites applications for TWO tenure/tenure-track positions at the ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE or FULL PROFESSOR level. We seek outstanding investigators in the following areas: 1) Neuroscience, neurological disease mechanisms and/or therapeutic development with an emphasis on genetic, computational or pathophysiological disease models; 2) RNA biochemistry with a current or future focus on central nervous system function and disease. The Center has active research programs in human, mouse, and Drosophila genetics together with expertise in gene discovery, RNA biochemistry, 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).

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

Job Requirements

Ph.D. and/or M.D. and relevant postdoctoral experience.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Inquiries about the position should be directed to:

Dr. Maurice S. Swanson, Search Committee Chair, Center for NeuroGenetics, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610-3610. E-mail:

To be considered for the position, candidates with a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and relevant postdoctoral experience should submit an application and upload the following application materials electronically at

1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. List of 3 References
4. Brief Description of Past/Future Research Interests (Other Document)

No additional materials are requested at this time. Final candidates will be required to provide three letters of recommendation and official transcripts to the hiring department upon hire.

Review of applications will begin immediately, with search committee determinations beginning circa February 1, 2019, although the search may remain open until the positions are filled.

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Dr. Maurice S. Swanson as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Dr. Maurice S. Swanson
Please Apply as Included Above


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