Assistant Professor of Medicine, Metabolism and Human Health

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Position Number 37956
Class Title Assistant Professor of Medicine, Metabolism and Human Health
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences (BSBS) in the College of Medicine at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. Candidates will be considered that have a research focus on any area of metabolism that is related to human health, including, but not limited to, cardiovascular sciences, endocrinology, nutritional sciences and toxicology.

In addition to developing or maintaining a well-funded research program, candidates are expected to actively participate in undergraduate and graduate education. The College of Medicine provides faculty with highly competitive state-supported salaries, generous startup packages, and laboratory space that includes transgenic animal facilities and BSL3 space.

The Burnett School has 60 full-time faculty, 3,000 undergraduate majors and 150 graduate students in M.S., Ph.D., and M.D./Ph.D. programs. Further information on the BSBS can be found at

The school is located on both the main UCF campus and at the Lake Nona campus. On the main campus, BSBS is ideally located for cross-discipline collaborations with researchers in physics, chemistry, nanotechnology, biology and optics. The BSBS at Lake Nona is a new state-of-the-art research center and is the cornerstone of the biomedical cluster at “Medical City” that includes the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, the new Veterans Administration Medical Center and the Nemours Children’s Hospital. Together they provide a hub for biomedical innovation that is transforming Orlando into a global destination for health care, research, and biomedical education.

UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities with nearly 66,000 students enrolled in 177 bachelor’s and master’s degrees, 31 doctoral programs, and an M.D. program. UCF is located in Orlando, a progressive metropolitan area and a major player in high-tech industry with a top-ranked research park.

Position Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline appropriate to the Burnett School.

Special Conditions
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

To apply, candidates must complete an online application at In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a CV, a brief statement of future research plans, and the names and contact information of three or more professional references at the time of application.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

For more information about this position, please contact Victor Davidson at

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701165
Job Open Date 10/27/2017
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Medicine (COM)
Department COM - Biomedical Sciences
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Lake Nona
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