Postdoctoral Associate (65980)

Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 21, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine is seeking applicants for a Research Postdoc. This position will report to Dr. Carl Atkinson’s laboratory and support the research aims of the NIH research grants related to his new bench science program in transplant immunology. Dr. Atkinson’s research is centered around mouse heart and lung transplant surgeries.

The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in cancer, cardiology, gastroenterology, kidney disorders, and pulmonology. UF Health was 121th on the Forbes list of best places to work, one of only a few university health systems with med schools to be on the list. In addition, Shands Hospital is ranked among the top-50 in eight specialties in the 2010 edition of America's Best Hospitals, published by U.S. News & World Report. Resources available for professional development at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center include leadership, education, and research tracks within a Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), formal mentorship programs, and supported opportunities for teaching and research. These faculty positions may be based at our University teaching hospital or at our immediately adjacent VA Hospital, both of which serve a designated shortage area and/or a medically undeserved area/population. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork and a desire to train tomorrow's doctors.

The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive living, nationally ranked schools, and multiple year around recreational opportunities.

Foreign national candidates whose employment conditions meet federal and University requirements under an immigrant classification are eligible to apply.

PhD in a relevant field of study.

Please attach curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation.

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 the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .

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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