Research Assistant Professor of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Neurodegenerative Disorders
University of Florida College of Medicine
United States

Description

Department of Neuroscience is seeking candidates for a full-time position at the rank of Research Assistant Professor (non-tenure track). The candidate must have an established record of independent and collaborative research in the field of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related Neurodegenerative disorders, with a sustained record of peer-reviewed publications related to models of Alzheimer’s disease and studies of proteinopathies in Alzheimer’s disease. Applicants must have expertise in the application of molecular biology (including the cloning of AD-related gene of interest), cell biology (including CRISPR/Cas9 manipulations), recombinant protein productions, biochemical techniques (including assays involving tau biology structure and function), microscopy (including confocal and calcium imaging), and mass spectrometry. Other expertise includes generation of primary neuron and glial cultures. Applicants with experience working with mediators of the unfolded protein response are strongly preferred. The applicant should be proficient in the organization, statistical analysis, and presentation of data. The successful applicant will be expected to lead experimental design and develop a collaborative but self-directed independent research program. Other duties include development of collaborative grant proposals and scientific manuscripts. Participating in the Department of Neuroscience educational programs will include mentoring graduate students and undergraduate researchers.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. and/or M.D. in neuroscience and/or related field

Application Instructions

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting as soon as possible after the posting date. Applicants should submit: (1) a letter of interest; (2) a CV; and (3) contact information for at least three professional references. 

Selected candidate will be required to provide three letters of recommendation and 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 education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approval by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://naces.org/.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.



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