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Job ID: 177211

Assistant/Associate Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biology
University of Florida

Date Posted Jan. 24, 2022
Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biology
University University of Florida More About This Institution...
Gainesville, FL, United States
Department Animal Sciences
Application Deadline The position will remain open until a viable applicant pool is determined.
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Biology - Molecular
    Biology - Cell Biology

This is a 9 month tenure-accruing position that will be 20% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences) and 80% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) available in the Department of Animal Sciences, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent, nationally and internationally recognized extramurally-funded research program in one or more areas of molecular and cellular biology. Among the areas of interest are reproductive biology, muscle biology, immunology, stem cell biology, epigenetic regulation, microbe-host interactions, endocrinology, metabolism, and digestive physiology. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to areas of research excellence in the department and university, have an interest in models relevant to agriculturally-important species and who have a track record in obtaining funding from agencies such as NIH, NSF and USDA. The incumbent in the position will be expected to build interdisciplinary collaborations with other faculty in Animal Sciences and in other centers and programs across the UF campus. Tenure will accrue in the Department of Animal Sciences.

The successful candidate will engage in scholarly activities related to instruction, including teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, participating in curriculum revision and enhancement, seeking funding for the teaching program, supervising undergraduate and graduate research and creative work, publishing teaching-related scholarship, producing learning tools, and engaging in professional development activities related to teaching and advising. Faculty are encouraged to support and participate in the CALS Honors Program, distance education, and international education.

Because of the IFAS land-grant mission, all faculty are expected to be supportive of and engaged in all three mission areas-Research, Teaching and Extension-regardless of the assignment split specified in the position description.

  • The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. We strongly encourage historically underrepresented groups to apply.

    If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD) or visit Accessibility at UF .

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Contact Information

  • Peter J Hansen
    Animal Sciences
    University of Florida
    PO Box 110910
    Gainesville, FL 326110910


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