Postdoctoral Associate

Gainesville, Florida
Salary will be based upon the successful candidate’s professional qualifications and experience.
Nov 20, 2020
Jan 25, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Entry Level

University of Florida Department of Physiological Sciences invites applications for a highly-motivated post-doctoral researcher to join our group working to develop new technologies to study and manipulate bladder function. The postdoctoral researcher would have the opportunity to lead studies developing and implementing optogenetic tools to study and target peripheral circuits critical to voiding function. We work closely with material and electrical engineers to develop implantable systems to move towards closed-loop control of bladder function in spinal cord injury models.

Applicants should have recently obtained (or be about to receive) a Ph.D. in neuroscience, physiology, biomedical engineering or equivalent. Experience with cell culture, viral production, molecular cloning, and small animal surgery is desired but not required. Candidates should be self-motivated, and have excellent communication skills. We highly value hard work, curiosity, innovation, teamwork and professional development, in combination with a healthy work/life balance.

For consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three letters of professional references for job number 58233 online at Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Aaron Mickle ( For more information on the lab please visit

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

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.