A Post-doctoral Associate position is available for work in aproject on the medicinal chemistry of nicotinic acetylcholinereceptors led by Dr. Nicole Horenstein in the Department ofChemistry at the University of Florida. We have a positionavailable in our group to work on synthesis of new compoundstargeting the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR). Thisposition will also involve training in assay of activity for thenAChR.The Chemistry Department at the University of Florida particularlywelcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusiveenvironment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, andprofessional service. Please see https://diversity.clas.ufl.edu/diversity-statement/for more information about diversity and inclusion in the Collegeof Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greaterGainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events,restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and socialopportunities.Must have PhD in synthetic organic chemistry or medicinalchemistry. This position will be initially awarded for one year,and, contingent upon strong performance and conduct andavailability of funds, may be renewed for up to two years.For full consideration, applications must be submitted online athttp://apply.interfolio.com/79043and must include: (1) a short (limited to one page) statement ofscientific interests, (2) CV, and (3) three confidential letters ofrecommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submissionpacket.Applications will be reviewed beginning October 23, 2020, and theposition will remain open until filled. Only complete applicationswill be reviewed at this time. Applications received after thisdate may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/orhiring authority.All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employmentscreening which includes a review of criminal records, referencechecks, and verification of education.The selected candidate will be required to provide an officialtranscript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript willnot be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued toStudent” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institutionoutside of the United States require evaluation by a professionalcredentialing service provider approved by the National Associationof Credential 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. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s SunshineLaw. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order toapply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the FloridaRelay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).The 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.