Assistant Professor: Molecular Organismal Biology - Univ. Florida

The Department of Biology at the University of Florida seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Molecular Organismal Biology to begin August 16, 2018 as part of the UF preeminence initiative. The successful candidate will be researching the molecular and cellular bases of classical problems in organismal biology. We are especially interested in scientists working on invertebrates, animal cell culture, and/or microbial systems.

The assistant professor will be expected to establish an extramurally-funded, internationally recognized research program. The candidate will also be expected to develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Florida is among the top ten public universities in the United States. Research in the biological sciences at the University of Florida is conducted by faculty in many departments, across several Colleges and Institutes, providing a rich intellectual environment and extensive opportunities for collaboration. The University of Florida provides state of the art infrastructure and core facilities for molecular biology, and possesses a world-class supercomputing facility.

The University of Florida counts among its greatest strengths – and a major component of its excellence – that it values broad diversity in its faculty, students and staff and creates a robust, inclusive and welcoming climate for learning, research and other work. UF is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access, and seeks individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders and other attributes who, among their many exceptional qualifications, have a record of including a broad diversity of individuals in work and learning activities.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida’s ‘Government in the Sunshine’ and Public Records Laws. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.