Postdoctoral Associate - Pediatrics Cellular & Molecular Therapy (63310)

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 7, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering
Employment Type
Full Time

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Division of Cellular and Molecular Therapy in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine. The work is focused on the development of next generation of AAV vectors for their potential use in human gene therapy. The project+ will involve the use of state-of-the art molecular biology, cell culture, and mouse models.

A highly motivated individual is being sought who is a self-starter, has excellent interpersonal skills, proactive attitude, attention to detail, and good work-ethic. This individual must be dependable, and able to work both independently as well as a team-player.

A strong candidate will have:
  • A PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline, or MD or MD/PhD and relevant experience
  • Prior experience in molecular biology, cell culture, and animal studies
  • Proven ability to present and publish research data
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
Preference will be given to individuals with previous research experience with AAV.

Minimum: Ph.D., or M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. in the appropriate area of specialization.

Preferred: Prior experience with AAV vectors.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three professional references, or three letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin on August 21, 2020 and will continue until a sufficient applicant pool has been established.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an 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 approval 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 System 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.


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