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The mission of the Department of Biomedical Sciences is to be "a community of scholars who educate future physicians and scientists and who advance knowledge through discovery." Increasingly, faculty are working together to deliver an innovative, student-centered medical education curriculum taking maximum advantage of technology.


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Employment Opportunities

The Florida State University College of Medicine invites applications for

The Mina Jo Powell Endowed Chair in Neuromuscular & Neurodegenerative Disease

in the Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Successful candidates will have an M.D. and/or a Ph.D. degree, qualifications consistent with a tenured full professor, international recognition as a leader in neuromuscular or neurodegenerative disease research and a strong history of extramural research support. The candidate will be expected to participate in medical and graduate education. Opportunities to continue clinical practice may be available for qualified and eligible applicants.

The ideal candidate will have experience with human fMRI imaging, and specialize in human neuroimaging as a component of their research program. The hire will have full access to a new 3T MRI system (Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma) in a new MR facility housed at the College of Medicine, and will work with a facility manager: a research faculty who specializes in MRI research.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one-page overview of current and future research plans, and a list of at least three references in a single PDF file to If interested please apply to Florida State University at, job ID #40003.

The mission of the College of Medicine is to prepare compassionate physicians who discover and advance knowledge and deliver the highest quality patient-centered medicine to communities with the greatest need. The Research and Discovery mission of the College is facilitated by more than 150,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art laboratory space and core labs in proteomics, genomics, advanced microscopy, flow cytometry, animal care, and cell culture. Research in the Department of Biomedical Sciences covers a broad spectrum of disciplines, offering a rich, diverse, and collegial environment.

The Department’s research is broadly focused on understanding the molecular bases of human diseases (, with neurological and psychiatric disorders being the focus of research at the Center for Brain Repair (

Many Departmental faculty participate in the FSU Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience ( Other resources available include structural and functional MR imaging facilities at the FSU National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (, exceptional animal imaging facilities and expertise at FSU, and a statewide, collaborative Clinical Research Network (

The Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Contact Information

Program Associate
Phone: (850) 644-4934
Fax: (850) 644-5781

For Prospective Graduate Student Inquiries:

Academic Program Specialist
Phone: (850) 645-6420