Preeminence neuroscientist search

The Department of Biology ( at the University of Florida (UF) seeks to attract a neuroscientist, preferably one working on invertebrate or lower vertebrate animal models, as part of a campus-wide preeminence hiring initiative in neuroscience and brain research. The position is aimed at individuals who recently received, or are just about to formally receive, tenure in the traditional academic setting or at the equivalent level in other types of institutions. The successful candidate will study neural systems at the cellular and/or molecular level and interface with UF’s wider, biomedically-oriented neuroscience community, yet have a suitably broad appreciation of the biological/behavioral context in which they work to feel at home in our biology department.

Interested applicants are requested to apply as detailed in the parent announcement for the UF’s Initiative in Neuroscience and Brain Research (attached). Individuals may submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of research, teaching goals and synergy with potential UF collaborators, and the names and email addresses of three or more references to Neuroscience and Brain Research Search Committee c/o Ms. Lorie Martin, P.O. Box 100185, Gainesville, FL 32610, at: Ph: 352-273-6198; Fax: 352-273-6535; Email: Applications will be reviewed and considered on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.

For more information about the position prior to formally applying, or to nominate someone else for the position, contact Dr. Barry Ache, Chair of the Dept. of Biology Neuroscience and Brain Search Committee, at: Email:

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The selection process will be conducted in accordance with Florida’s “Government in the Sunshine” and Public Records Laws.