Apply now Job no: 526510
Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Medicine/Physicians
Department:29020100 - MD-NEUROSCIENCE-GENERAL

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Job Description:

The University of Florida is the flagship campus of the State of Florida University System and is ranked as the #5 best public US university according to US News and World Report. The University of Florida Health Sciences Center is the country’s only academic health center with six health-related colleges on a single, contiguous campus. The Department of Neuroscience in the College of Medicine is the second-oldest neuroscience department in the country and ranks among the top 5 in NIH research funding. The Department offers a rich academic environment in molecular, cellular, and systems neuroscience. Excellent opportunities exist to collaborate with Ph.D. and physician-scientists through the McKnight Brain Institute and faculty in basic and clinical departments in the College of Medicine and across campus. The successful candidates will be part of an academic community that prioritizes innovation, creativity, and collaboration, and that fosters each individual’s professional goals.

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for multiple open-rank, tenure-track faculty positions. The successful candidate will be positioned to develop an innovative research program that complements or expands existing strengths in neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation, cognitive and psychiatric vulnerabilities across the lifespan, traumatic brain injury, and neurovascular diseases. UF is committed being on the leading edge of research and development in artificial intelligence and neuroscience researchers who can interface with, and contribute to, this initiative are particularly encouraged to apply. We seek highly collaborative colleagues, who will conduct outstanding, extramurally supported research, and who are excited to contribute to our growing training programs.

Expected Salary:

Consummate with experience

Minimum Requirements:

Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to receive applications until the positions are filled. For further information about the positions, the scope of the search, and the application process, please contact Dr. Benoit Giasson at

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references.

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.

This is a time limited position.

This posting will fill multiple positions.

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

Health Assessment Required: yes


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