Conduct studies to determine genetic and epigenetic alterationsin hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) after chemotherapy and radiationand during aging using the state-of-the-art technologies, such asnext generation sequencing (NGS), transcriptome mutation analysis,single cell RNA sequencing, and CHIP-sequencing.Perform bioinformatic data analysis using various NGS tools(such as Bowtie 2, Tophat, cufflinks, STAR, MACS2, SamTools,Seurat, and Galaxy), data bases (for example, TCGA, UCSC, NCBI-GEO,ICGC, Proteomics DB, ELM, JASPAR, and CellMiner), pathway analysis(including DAVID, KEGG, REACTOME, ConsensusPathDB, and GSEA) andstatistical methods.Perform a variety of phenotypic and functional analyses forHSCs, such flow cytometry, HSC and hematopoietic progenitor cellclonogenic assay, and HSC transplantation.Mentor and teach graduate students and undergraduate students.Communicate research progress to colleagues, present research atconferences, and write grant proposals and articles forpublication. Department of Pharmacodynamics is looking for a highly motivatedearly career investigator with research experience in experimentalhematology and leukemia research at the rank of as a ResearchAssistant Professor.This junior, non-tenure-track faculty position will: The ideal candidate will have an excellent record of publication,experiences in experimental hematology and leukemia research,development of new ideas and technologies to gain a betterunderstanding HSC aging, clonal hematopoiesis and leukemogenesis atthe single cell level, and a keen interest in using an researchfaculty position as a resource to not only strengthen aging andcancer research at the University of Florida, but also launch anindependent research career. Strong written and verbalcommunication skills, analytical skills, and creativity areessential. Applicants interested in advancing teaching skills willhave that opportunity. In addition to substantial researchinfrastructure and financial support, the salary for this positionwill be highly competitive according to the applicant’squalifications and experience.Minimum: PhD in biomedical research; some postdoctoral experiencein experimental hematology and leukemia researchPreferred: PhD in biomedical research; 3 or more years ofpostdoctoral experience in experimental hematology and leukemiaresearch; and a strong record of high impact publicationsThe Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediatelyand accept applications until the position is filled. For fullconsideration, applications should be received by 10-15-2020.Interested applicants should apply online at https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu andsubmit: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae;and (3) contact information for at least threeprofessional/academic references. Three letters of recommendationwill be required for final candidates.E-mail inquiries to: Ashley Lavender ( [email protected] )Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript tothe hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not beconsidered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” isvisible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside ofthe United States are required to be evaluated by a professionalcredentialing service provider approved by National Association ofCredential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found athttp://www.naces.org/ .The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institutiondedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty andstaff.The University of Florida is An Equal Employment OpportunityInstitution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed toapply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the FloridaRelay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent uponeligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordancewith Florida’s Sunshine Law.#Category=263The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.