Postdoctoral Associate

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jan 4, 2023

Job Description:

Classification Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Description:

The Schachner Lab is seeking to recruit one highly motivated postdoctoral researcher interested in studying the evolution, anatomy, and biology of the avian respiratory system for a 3-year position. Possible projects include 3D modeling of bronchial tree anatomy and pneumatizing tissues or evaluation of function in non-ventilatory diverticula. The position will include opportunities to mentor undergraduate, graduate, and veterinary students, as well as develop educational outreach initiatives. The successful applicant will have access to Avizo and VGStudio workstations in the Schachner Lab, multiple microCT scanners through UF’s Research Service Centers, the Florida Museum of Natural History, and the animal facilities through the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Interested candidates may contact Dr. Emma Schachner at [email protected] or visit the Schachner Lab website for details:

Individuals from underrepresented groups, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and disabled individuals are encouraged to apply.

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:
  • PhD in biology, bioengineering or a related field
  • Experience with R
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with segmentation of microCT data (e.g., Avizo, Dragonfly, or VGStudio)
  • Proficiency with R
  • Some background in anatomy and dissection
Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications for job number 525083 should be both emailed to [email protected] and submitted online. Applicants must submit: 1) a current CV; 2) a cover letter describing your research interests and how they align with our lab group and your career goals; 3) a recent publication; and 4) contact information for three professional references.

Screening of applicants will begin January 31, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Start date: July 1, 2023

Final 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), which can be found at

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

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.

Health Assessment Required: No