Post-Doctoral Associate in Cell Biology or Cancer Signaling

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Biology/Life Science, Grant or Research Administration
Department:16360100 - LS-PHYSICS-GENERAL

Classification Title:

Post Doctoral Associate

Job Description:

A Post-doctoral Associate position is available for Cell Biology or Cancer Signaling to work on a project in the laboratory of Dr. Juan Guan at the Department of Physics, University of Florida.

This is a 12-month postdoc position and it is available immediately. We especially welcome applicants with a solid background in cell biology or cell signaling.

Research in the Guan lab is at the interface of physics and biology ( The team employs highly interdisciplinary approaches in cell biology, quantitative imaging, and biomaterials to probe the underlying mechanisms in biophysical systems and explore new bio-related applications. The applicant will have the opportunity to learn cutting-edge cell imaging techniques and have the freedom to choose a project applying protein biochemistry or cell biology techniques to exciting biophysics questions including but not limited to novel cancer mechanisms.

The Department of Physics particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.

The postdoctoral fellow will have access to a wide variety of professional development activities at the University of Florida to navigate the academic and industry career path. UF is a highly collaborative environment that provides researchers with many opportunities for learning (e.g., top seminar programs, excellent core research facilities) and research collaborations. The postdoctoral fellow will also have many opportunities to interact with our collaborators across the campus.

Expected Salary: The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.
Minimum Requirements:

Must have Ph.D. in Physics/Biology.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on Apply Now at the top of this posting.

A complete application includes (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on research goals, and (4) the names and email addresses of three references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the submission packet. 

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an 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 educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the 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. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is  needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Health Assessment Required: No


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