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Assistant Scientist

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 30, 2023

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
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Full Time

Assistant Scientist

Job No: 525441
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Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: RealCat
Department: 11900000 - RE-EMERGING PATHOGENS

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Job Description:
The Emerging Pathogens Institute at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Scientist to serve as Program Director for the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS). This position requires the candidate to work independently as a scientist while providing leadership and oversight to various faculty investigators in SCCAHS Cores. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in occupational health research, specifically in the areas of outreach, worker safety/health, and psychosocial aspects of disease and disaster, and a demonstrated track record in the development of impactful solutions for affected communities, particularly in urban, rural and coast, populations of the South.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate with have a minimum of a master's degree in public health or a related field and 7 years of experience in public health and transdisciplinary occupational health research.

The candidate will have a strong track record of working collaboratively leading to peer-reviewed publications, presentations at scientific conferences and extramural funding applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in occupational health and safety research with a focus on heat stress, renal and respiratory diseases, and population surveillance.

Up-to-date knowledge of federal programs, initiatives, and regulations designed to monitor and improve quality of care for adults and children in public insurance programs.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a research-funded position and is annually renewable based on research funds. Interested applicants should upload their letter of interest and CV.

Interested applicants should apply online and submit: a cover letter and a CV.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

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

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.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

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