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Director of the Center for Environmental & Human Toxicology

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida, US
Closing date
Jul 5, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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Job Description
The University of Florida is seeking a new Director of the Center for Environmental & Human Toxicology. The position is a 12-month, state-funded, tenure-track faculty position (Associate or Full Professor) in the Department of Physiological Sciences within the College of Veterinary Medicine. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with experience of the successful candidate. The successful candidate will have an established, independent, externally funded research program in any area of human, veterinary, or environmental toxicology, proven leadership skills, and demonstrated teaching experience in professional and graduate programs. The ideal candidate will have experience in applied or regulatory toxicology with established interactions across diverse stakeholders such as industry, the regulatory community, and community organizations.

The successful candidate will join the diverse toxicology faculty in the campus-wide Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology. The center acts to facilitate collaborative research, graduate education, and outreach in toxicology across multiple Colleges, including Medicine, Engineering, Public Health and Health Profession, and Veterinary Medicine. The Center operates research support cores in aquatic and analytical toxicology. The University of Florida is a Comprehensive Research Institution and among the few in the United States with all health professions on a single campus. The University of Florida includes 16 colleges with more than 150 research centers and institutes. It is a dynamic and thriving academic institution with more than 60,000 students and is ranked in the top 5 of Public Universities. Additional major institutes and centers located at the University of Florida include the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the Institute of Child Health Policy, the UF Health Cancer Center, the UF Genetics Institute, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the McKnight Brain Institute, and the UF Artificial Institute Initiative Center, all of which provide state-of-the-art research resources.

All applicants must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. For full consideration, a letter of interest that specifies research accomplishments, teaching background and future goals, along with a CV and the names of three references is required. The letters of recommendation should be from individuals that can speak to all aspects of a candidate's abilities based on the above job description. Applications for requisition number 520558 and supporting documents must be submitted online at and sent electronically to Chris Vulpe, Search Committee Chair, ().

Applications will be evaluated as they are received, beginning May 1, 2022, until such time as the position is filled.

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 dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call or the Florida Relay System at (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. Job Requirements
Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline. Please don't forget to mention Bio Careers when applying.
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