Associate/Full Professor

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Health Profession, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:28050000 - VM-PHY SCI

Classification Title:

Aso/Full Prof

Job Description:

The University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is recruiting an established researcher for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in regenerative medicine at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. Applicants must hold a PhD, DVM, MD or equivalent degree with post-doctoral research training and have an established, productive and extramurally funded research program in a subfield of regenerative medicine. Applicants with a well-established research focus on translational research using animal models, especially in the areas of stem cell therapies, gene therapy, neural/organ regeneration, neuroplasticity and/or tissue engineering, are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with significant transferable federal funding, a track record of applied research, and tenured status will be given preference.

This is a new faculty position created under UF’s Preeminence Initiative, a $900 million state initiative to increase research excellence at UF. This recruitment is part of a growing commitment by UF to investigate and provide solutions to health challenges that involve humans, animals, and their environments in dynamic local, national, and international settings. The successful candidate will be a member of the CVM faculty with a likely appointment in the Department of Physiological Sciences, which is located within the UF Health Science Center. Current CVM faculty have strong, federally funded collaborations with investigators in other UF colleges, including Medicine, Public Health and Health Professions, Engineering and Dentistry. These research collaborations include neural regeneration, respiratory/visceral physiology/pathophysiology, dermatology, cardiology, ophthalmology, oncology, toxicology, mucosal immunology. Additionally, there are opportunities to collaborate in sports medicine, biomedical engineering, orthopedic surgery, arthritis, neuro-muscular injury/disease, cancer and/or aging. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in mentoring and teaching graduate and professional degree students. This position offers outstanding opportunities for research and teaching scholarship in a collegial environment with well-established programs supported by state-of-the-art facilities. The city of Gainesville has excellent recreational opportunities, a low cost of living and a pleasant climate. A competitive salary and start-up package will be provided at a level commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.

Advertised Salary:

Rank and salary will be determined based upon qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must hold a PhD, DVM, MD, or equivalent degree, and have significant post-doctoral research experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Well-established research focus on translational research using animal models, especially in the areas of stem cell therapies, gene therapy, neural/organ regeneration, neuroplasticity and/or tissue engineering; a track record of applied research.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. Applications for this position must include the applicant’s current curriculum vitae as well as a letter of intent that includes the applicant’s vision and philosophy about the position, a summary of major accomplishments and future goals related to research and education. Applications must also include the names and contact information of three references. Complete applications will be considered until the position is filled, but for best consideration, should be submitted online by November 1, 2017 and sent electronically to Dr. Richard Johnson, Chair, One Health Search Committee (rdjohnso@ufl.edu).

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcripts 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 an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No

 

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