Associate/Full Professor

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Library/Physical/Social Science
Department:62010302 - HR-UF PREEMINENCE

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Job Description:

The University of Florida (UF) announces the availability of a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in skeletal muscle biology. We seek an accomplished scientist who will broaden our research presence in this field. Areas of particular interest include myofibrillar biochemistry, soft tissue biomechanics and bioengineering, muscle-bone interactions, excitation-contraction coupling, anabolic and catabolic signaling, and molecular genetics of muscle. The successful candidate will join an established community of muscle scientists at UF whose research is multidisciplinary and highly collaborative. Successful candidates will have a (1.0 FTE, 9 or 12-month) appointment in The College of Public Health and Health Professions.

The University of Florida is the state's oldest, largest, and most comprehensive land grant university. UF is a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization comprising the top 62 public and private institutions in North America. With an enrollment of nearly 50,000 students annually, UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes. In 2012, UF faculty received $619 million in new research awards. UF is located in Gainesville, a city of approximately 250,000 residents in North-Central Florida, 85 miles from the Georgia border, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, and 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean.  It has abundant wildlife, mature forests, prairies, lakes, and opportunities for many outdoor activities, with moderate temperatures almost all year round. Gainesville has an excellent school system, with a number of public schools ranked highly in the state and nation.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws. Search Committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-7056 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary:

Highly competitive salaries and transitional support will be provided commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must possess: (1) an earned doctorate; (2) a distinguished record of scholarly accomplishments; and (3) an established record of federal research funding. Applicants should be at the Associate Professor or Professor rank.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application Process:

To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted on-line at: (Job No. 492530).

Applications must include the following: (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicants qualifications and interest in the position; (2) a complete curriculum vitae; and (3) names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least five references.

Inquiries and nominations about this position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee:

Michael B. Reid

Dean & Professor

College of Health and Human Performance

University of Florida

PO Box 118200

Gainesville, FL 32611-8200

(352) 294-1601

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

This position is a repost of Requisition 0904850 from our previous applicant system. Applicants who submitted their application prior to July 9, 2015 are still under consideration and need not reapply.

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Health Assessment Required:No

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