Research Assistant Professor – Neurodegenerative Disease – University of Florida

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Research Assistant Professor – Neurodegenerative Disease

Job No: 528383
Work Type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Biology/Life Science

Job Description

Classification Title:

Research Assistant Professor

Job Description:

A non-tenure-track Research Assistant Professor position is available in the Department of Neurology and within the Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease in the College of Medicine to develop and lead a line of research investigating the underlying cell biology and pathobiology of Parkinson’s disease. Successful candidates are expected to develop an independent interdisciplinary research program in collaboration with other department faculty as well as to mentor graduate and undergraduate students.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead independent research under the supervision of the Principal Investigator
  • Investigate, create and develop new methods and technologies for research advancement
  • Contribute to scientific literature, reports, journals and presentations
  • Train and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
  • Secure project-focused funding

    The ideal candidate will possess a robust academic background accompanied by a track record of noteworthy scientific accomplishments, indicative of their commitment to advancing knowledge in the field. This will be complemented by adept research and analytical capabilities, with a proficiency in designing experiments and skillfully interpreting their outcomes. A profound understanding of the intricacies of the research domain is imperative, underscoring the need for an in-depth knowledge of the subject matter.

    Effective time management and organizational skills are crucial in ensuring the seamless execution of research endeavors and meeting project milestones. Moreover, the ability to convey complex ideas both in writing and through verbal communication is highly valued, as successful collaboration within the department and effective mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students hinge on proficient communication skills.

    Expected Salary:

    Negotiable based on education and experience

    Minimum Requirements:

    We welcome applications from individuals with strong research backgrounds who hold a doctorate in biological sciences, molecular biology, biochemistry or closely related field and must have a minimum of three-years postgraduate research experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience using biochemical and advanced tissue culture systems particularly with primary neurons/glia and/or stem cells
  • Experience working with mouse models
  • Experience working with proteomics systems and high content imaging is a plus

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Candidates must apply online at and should include a current curriculum vitae. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

    Final candidate 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

    Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

    Health Assessment Required:

    Applications Close: 14 Sep 2023

    To apply, visit

    The University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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