Postdoctoral Associate

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Work type: Post Doc
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Education/Instructional, Other
Department:28050000 - VM-PHY SCI

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Job Description:

The Department of Physiological Sciences at the University of Florida is looking for a motivated and independent person to join the laboratory of a newly established Principal Investigator.  The incumbent will be responsible for conducting multidisciplinary in vivo and ex vivo experiments focused on the interplay between the nervous system and immune system in hypertension. The candidate should possess in depth knowledge of cardiovascular system and autonomic nervous system, and be trained in mouse surgical techniques such as radiotelemetry. Prior experience with immune techniques and microscopy is desirable. Cell culture and molecular biology experience is an asset.  Must be dependable and open to constructive feedback.  Willingness to work in a team-oriented environment is required. Position is NIH-funded through December 2018 and will start as soon as possible.

Advertised Salary:

$47,476/year; commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements:

The postdoctoral researcher candidates must have a recently obtained PhD, DVM or other equivalent degree. 

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. For formal applications, interested applicants must provide a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately. Email inquiries to Dr. Jasenka Zubcevic ( are welcome; however, applications must be submitted online. 

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

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Health Assessment Required: No


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