Postdoctoral Associate

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 14, 2022

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Postdoc Aso

Job Description:

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. We strongly encourage historically underrepresented groups to apply.

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The Edelmann laboratory of the Microbiology and Cell Science Department at the University of Florida is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral researcher. The position requires knowledge pertaining to research and function of extracellular vesicles in host-pathogen interactions. The position is to work on the project entitled “The Function of Host-derived Extracellular Vesicles in Trafficking of Bacterial Antigens to Stimulate the Antibacterial Immune Response” funded by NIH.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants should have a PhD or MD-PhD degree in immunology, infectious diseases, or eukaryotic cell biology. Candidates must be supportive of the mission of the Land-Grant/Sea-Grant systems. Candidates must also have a commitment to UF/IFAS core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience with flow cytometry and pre-clinical murine models is required. In addition, experience in extracellular vesicles is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

Application Information

Individuals wishing to apply should go to and submit:

  • Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualifications relative to the credentials listed above
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A research statement identifying the research synergy with the project described above
  • Names and contact to three references

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 approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under Florida Sunshine and Public Record laws.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.

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