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Assistant Professor

University of Florida-Neuroscience
Gainesville, Florida
Salary and rank are commensurate with credentials and experience
Closing date
Aug 6, 2022
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The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful candidate will be positioned to develop an innovative research program that complements or expands existing strengths in neurodegeneration, cognitive and psychiatric vulnerabilities across the lifespan, traumatic brain injury, and neurovascular diseases. We seek colleagues who are highly collaborative, will conduct outstanding, extramurally supported research, and who will contribute to our growing graduate programs.


Department of Neuroscience at University of Florida. 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 located 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 10 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.




Qualifications and Applications. Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. or equivalent, and will demonstrate excellence in research as well as the potential to contribute to the department’s education and service missions. Highly competitive start-up packages will be offered. To apply, visit 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 application process, please contact Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil at



Our Commitment. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to nondiscrimination 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. The “government in the sunshine” laws of Florida require that all documents relating to the search process, including letters of application/nomination and reference, be available for public inspection


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