Associate Professor Biochemistry-Neurodegeneration

Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton)

United States

November 29, 2021


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Position Summary:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor position starting Spring Semester, 2022. The position is a collaboration between the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute (SNBI), and the David and Lynn Nicholson Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research.

The successful candidate will serve as Scientific Director of the FAU Advanced Cell Imaging Core (ACIC). The department is particularly interested in candidate research efforts that merge advanced optical approaches with biochemical and physiological methods for the study of neurodegenerative disease mechanisms. In addition to establishing a productive research program and overseeing the ACIC, the successful candidate will engage in undergraduate and graduate student teaching, the mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in bioanalytical chemistry. State-of-the art research space and shared resources will be provided for the successful candidate in the SNBI research facility located in Jupiter, Florida.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must possess Ph.D. degree from an accredited institution in biochemistry, neuroscience or a closely related discipline is preferred.

Candidates to be considered will demonstrate a track record of ongoing scholarship, supported by externally funded grants, and innovation in the development and application of novel approaches to study synaptic effects of disease mechanisms.

At least two years of experience in the oversight of imaging research core facilities.


$90,000 - $110,000

College or Department:

College of Science


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:


Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

Required Documents: FAU's Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) diversity statement, (4) research statement, (5) teaching statement, (6) names and contact details of three potential references.

Transcripts: The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution is required for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Background Screening: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

Accommodations: Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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