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Neuroscience Faculty | Accepting Applications at All Career Stages

UF Scripps Biomedical Research
Palm Beach, Florida
Salary is negotiable with an excellent benefits package
Closing date
Aug 3, 2022
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Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

JOB NO:522507
WORK TYPE: Tenure-Track Faculty
LOCATION: Palm Beach


The Department of Neuroscience at UF Scripps Biomedical Research, a division of the University of Florida is seeking outstanding applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels. This is a full-time, twelve-month, 1.0 FTE tenured track faculty position. We invite applications from ambitious and interactive investigators from all areas of modern neuroscience applying molecular, genetic, biochemical, biophysical, cellular anatomical, and behavioral approaches to elucidate the mechanisms underlying nervous system function and its disorders. UF Scripps embraces diversity & recognizes it as being a key to our success. We especially encourage applications by women and candidates otherwise underrepresented in neuroscience and are deeply committed to providing them with the resources for a successful career. This position is located in Jupiter, FL.

The Department of Neuroscience at UF Scripps offers a dynamic environment and is committed to providing a multi-disciplinary, collaborative atmosphere for fostering cutting edge neuroscience research. Current strengths of the Department include a range of genetic animal models to study neuronal structure and function, model neuropsychiatric disease, analyze neural circuit organization and behavior, as well as CNS drug discovery and development. We host substantial expertise in sensory neuroscience, addiction biology, learning and memory, neural control of metabolism and animal models of neurodegenerative, psychiatric and neurological diseases.  The state-of-the-art facilities at the institute provide assistance with proteomics, next-generation sequencing, structural biology, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, medicinal chemistry, rodent behavior, and ultra high-throughput small molecule screening for drug discovery.

UF Scripps Biomedical Research shares its campus with a vibrant neuroscience community, which includes the world-renowned Max Plank Florida Institute for Neuroscience and the Florida Atlantic University Brain Institute. In addition, UF Scripps partners with The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA for graduate education running one of the most prestigious graduate programs in the country.

Detailed information about the Department of Neuroscience can be found at

EXPECTED SALARY: Salary is negotiable with an excellent benefits package.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Ph.D. or M.D. in the areas of neuroscience or related field. At least 3 years of postdoctoral experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of research productivity and well formulated plans for launching or sustaining innovative research program.


a.  To apply to this position, please select the option below that best fits your qualifications and experience:

  i.   Assistant Professor

  ii.  Associate Professor

  iii. Professor

These positions are open until filled.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Using the link to the posting provided, interested candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae and statement of research interests. Candidates should also include contact information for at least three professional references.

We also encourage applications from established investigators; inquiries about opportunities and nominations can be directed to Department Chair Dr. Kirill Martemyanov at

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 Systems 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.

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 position is open until filled.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Open until filled 


A New Era for Biomedical Research

The scenic Jupiter, Florida campus of UF Scripps Biomedical Research encompasses three buildings on 30 lush acres within Palm Beach County’s innovation corridor. Here hundreds of leading scientists and students explore the biochemical underpinnings of health and disease. Empowered with state-of-the-art drug discovery resources, they don’t just study causes of illness, they work to find new treatments.

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