Florida International University is Miami’s public research university. FIU is focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 35 programs in the top 100 in the nation among public universities, including 15 in the top 50. FIU is a top U.S. research university with more than $200 million in annual expenditures and is designated as an “Emerging Preeminent State Research University” by the Florida Board of Governors. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.
The Torrey Pines Institute at FIU located in Port St. Lucie, Florida is currently recruiting 2 Postdoctoral positions to study neurodegenerative diseases using genetically engineered rats as relevant models for motoneuron disease, frontotemporal dementia, and Parkinson’s disease. Candidates who have received adequate training on molecular biology, neuropathology, or mouse genetics are invited to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with two or more of the following techniques: histology, neuropathology, stereological cell counting, RNA sequencing, RNA in situ hybridization, Northern blotting, and RNA immunoprecipitation.
These positions require a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Molecular Biology or related field. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 520686 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae as individual attachments. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by February 28, 2020. Review will continue until position is filled.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.