University of Florida: Postdoctoral associate in aquatic biomechanics

Posted on July 8, 2022
Expires: September 01, 2022

The Strother Lab at the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience is hiring a postdoctoral associate to conduct research in aquatic biomechanics. We seek a highly motivated applicant who has obtained a Ph.D. in biology, physics, engineering or a related field. Research experience at the intersection between biology and engineering or physics is preferred.

The Strother Lab focuses on questions at the interface between physiology, neurobiology, and physics in fishes and other aquatic organisms. We are located at the UF Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, a research center dedicated to studying fundamental problems in biology and applying that knowledge to issues of natural resources, the environment, and human health. This unique center is situated on the coast of St. Augustine, Florida and researchers enjoy access to a unique diversity of animals and plants.

The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience is committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment that promotes diversity in many forms. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to this environment through their scholarship and professional service.


Job Qualifications:

  • PhD in Biology, Physics, Engineering or a related field
  • Research experience in biological fluid dynamics
  • Ability to implement complex analysis through programming
  • Strong communication and writing skills


To Apply:

Please send inquiries and applications to Dr. Strother at Applications will be reviewed immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education. The selected candidate will be required to provide an 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 educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.


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