Assistant Scientist in Physiological Sciences

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jun 8, 2022

Job Description:

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Job Description:

The Department of Physiological Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking to hire a full-time non-tenure track Assistant Scientist.

The successful candidate will work in the laboratory of Dr. Donald Bolser in the areas of neural control of breathing and airway protective behaviors. The individual will conduct integrative physiological experiments in an anesthetized feline model.

Expected Salary:

Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must hold a PhD degree and should have 2 or more years of postdoctoral training.

Preferred Qualifications:Experience includes: EMG placement, recording and analysis from multiple upper airway muscles, experience with custom multiple electrode arrays and simultaneous electrophysiological recordings from multiple neurons in several brainstem sites, advanced spike train analysis, pharmacological methods and maintenance of normal acid-base status in anesthetized animals.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications will be considered as they are received, but for full consideration, applicants should send a single PDF file containing a current curriculum vitae and the names of three references. Applications for requisition number 521860 and supporting documents must be submitted online and sent electronically to Dr. Donald C. Bolser ( Search Committee Chair. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants from backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in STEM fields are especially encouraged to apply.

Final candidates 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.

This is a time-limited position. Time limited positions are based on circumstances, such as funding sources, which control the length of time for which the position is available.

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

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required:Yes.