Postdoctoral Associate, Environmental Health Sciences Laboratory

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Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.


Postdoctoral Associate, Environmental Health Sciences Laboratory


A Postdoctoral position is available within the department of Environmental Health Sciences, and under the supervision of Dr. Guilarte, for a highly motivated candidate to perform work related to the impact of early life lead exposure and psychiatric disease.  This postdoctoral position is available because of a new NIEHS funded 5-year grant entitled” Neurobiology of Lead Exposure and Risk of Psychiatric Disease”.  This position is for 2 years and can be extended based on performance. Dr. Guilarte directs the Brain, Behavior & the Environment program and is professor in the department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work at Florida International University in Miami, Florida.


Requirements:  PhD in Neurotoxicology or Neuroscience with interest in the role of environmental toxicants in neurodevelopmental disorders.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 532436 at and attach cover letter, academic resume or curriculum vitae, and provide names and contact information of references upon submission of application, in a single pdf file. Review will continue until position is filled.  For inquiries, please contact Dr. Guilarte via email:


FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.