Biological Scientist II

University of Florida
Job Description

JOB NO:522468
WORK TYPE:Staff Full-Time
LOCATION:Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
CATEGORIES:Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Research/Scientific/Grants
DEPARTMENT:28100000 - VM-INFECT DISEASE & IMMUNOLOGY

CLASSIFICATION TITLE:

Biological Scientist II

JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Test new vaccines and therapeutics for Sjögren’s Syndrome in laboratory mice.
  • Collect blood, urine, and fecal samples to determine extent of autoimmune disease development.
  • Measure antigen-specific T cell responses by ELISPOT, ELISA, and flow cytometry methods.
  • Perform various laboratory duties required maintaining proper operation of the lab.
  • Order and inventory supplies.
EXPECTED SALARY:

$44,700; commensurate with experience

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree in biology or a closely related field and three years of relevant experience; or a Master's degree in biology or a closely related field and one year of relevant experience; Doctoral degree in biology or a closely related field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in microbiology.
  • Immunology and flow cytometry experience.
  • Experience with small animal challenge studies.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

Screening will begin June 27, 2022. Salary will be based upon experience and expertise. In addition to submitting an online application, applicants should send: 1) a letter of application describing how their training, expertise, and experience qualify them to fulfill the required and preferred qualifications for the above described positions; 2) a resume or CV; and 3) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

Dr. David W. Pascual
Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology
University of Florida
pascuald@ufl.edu

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This is a time-limited position.

HEALTH ASSESSMENT REQUIRED: No

 

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