Postdoctoral Associate - Pediatrics - Child Health Research Institute (70316)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Florida, Department of Pediatrics, Byrne Research Laboratory seeks a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate to join a team working to develop novel therapeutics for neuromuscular disease and disorders. The candidate will be working on:

  • Adeno-associated viral vector design and delivery
  • Conducting molecular and histological experiments
  • Management of animal colonies
  • Completion of animal studies
  • Data analysis
  • Writing articles for publications
  • Submitting extramural funding proposals

Highly motivated applicants with a recent Ph.D. and strong background in cellular/molecular neuroscience are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should be self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team

Minimum: Ph.D. in the appropriate area of specialization.

Preferred: Prior experience with animal work, molecular experiments, histology, AAV, and neuromuscular disease and disorders

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit: a cover letter/letter of interest including a statement of your research accomplishments and interests, CV, and three professional references with the online application.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. 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.

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 .


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