Assistant Professor

Job Description

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine is seeking a full-time, research track faculty member, at an academic rank of Research Assistant Professor, to join our team of highly productive clinical and basic science faculty in the Division of Vascular Surgery. The successful candidate will conduct research on the relationship between vascular surgery and outcomes using single cell and spatial omics. This position requires advanced skills in Integrative Genomics, Precision medicine, Deep Learning, and high-throughput sequencing data analysis.  The individual filling this position will have primary responsibility for creation and full implementation of these analytical approaches, the development of experimental designs, and the presentation and publication of research findings. The applicant will lead the Surgery Departments Genomic Core and supervise existing staff on high throughput sequencing methodology and data analyses. Experience in the analysis of copy number variants, disease markers, and epigenetics is a plus. The Department of Surgery (http://www.surgery.ufl.edu ) ranks in the top ten of all departments nationally in NIH funding and the successful candidate will contribute to maintaining this top ten status. The Health Science Center is located on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida, and is adjacent to the Colleges of Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have an advanced degree (PhD, MD, Sc.D. or equivalent) and a record of accomplishment in conducting extramurally-funded (NIH or equivalent) research, and have completed a postdoctoral training program.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated leadership skills, advanced surgical skills in murine lung transplantation and a track record of working with basic science/clinical faculty.  The successful candidate will possess advanced skills in immunology and pulmonary biology.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should include a letter indicating their interest, statement of current and future research plans, curriculum vitae (CV), and a list of at least three professional references.
As part of the application process, three letters of recommendation are required to be provided before hire.

Background Check Required.

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 http://www.naces.org/.

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.

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

Health Assessment Required: No


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