Assistant Professor (60397)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Ophthalmology invites applications for a tenure-accruing/non-tenure accruing faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate would be joining a highly interactive group with an effective balance between mechanistic basic research and translational research. The ideal candidate will have research interests in addressing the visual disorders affecting our daytime vision and color vision and will provide insight into rational treatment options.

Completion of an approved doctoral program. A strong background in vision research demonstrated by a strong publication record and successful funding. In addition to research, candidate should have a strong commitment to teaching in an academic setting. Experience with the study of disease mechanisms by which cone opsin mutants cause cone dystrophy and will test gene therapy methods for rescuing cone function. Prefer expertise with inherited retinal degenerations and gene therapy rescue of these diseases.

Candidate must upload the following documents:

  • An application letter summarizing research interests and goals
  • Curriculum Vitae that includes a complete list of publications and funding

The final candidate will be required to provide 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 approved 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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