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Research Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

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The Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology at the University of Florida is recruiting a non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor for Neuroscience. 

The Institute provides an outstanding intellectual environment and access to a wide range of cutting-edge technologies described on the website: The position is located in a coastal town of Jupiter, FL which offers an amazing quality of life with access to beaches, outdoors and world class cultural experiences.

UF Scripps embraces diversity & recognizes it as being a key to our success. We especially encourage applications by women and candidates otherwise underrepresented in neuroscience and are deeply committed to provide them with the resources for a successful career.

We are looking for an experienced structural biologist to lead the program in deciphering structural bases of G Protein Coupled Receptor (GPCR) complexes by CryoEM. The Research Assistant Professor will be embedded in the multidisciplinary team of investigators studying GPCR signaling at variety of angles and engaged in drug discovery efforts. For details on the programmatic emphasis please visit:

This is a faculty-level appointment that offers a unique opportunity to develop independent research program while being protected from funding pressures. The position provides faculty level salary support, benefits, and a platform for professional growth including grant writing.

Expected Salary:

Salary is negotiable with an excellent benefits package. 

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. or M.D. and at least 3 years of experience in structural biology.

Preferred Qualifications: 2 years of postdoctoral training and significant experience with CryoEM.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae and a brief description of research experience in structural biology. Candidates should also include contact information for at least three professional references. 

Inquiries about opportunities can be directed to Department Chair Dr. Kirill Martemyanov at .

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  

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay Systems 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.

The University of Florida 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.

This a time-limited position. 

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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