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Career Opportunities - Port St. Lucie, Florida

Careers >> Career Opportunities - Port St. Lucie, Florida

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Principal Investigators

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies (TPIMS) is currently seeking Principal Investigators (Faculty) to join the Institute's new research operation in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

TPIMS is one of several bio-medical research organizations that have established operations as part of the growing biotechnology cluster in the Sunshine State and is now operating in a state-of-the-art 107,000 square foot building in the Florida Center for Innovation at Tradition. Port St. Lucie is a beautiful community on the east coast of Florida in St. Lucie County, about 40 miles north of West Palm Beach.

Start-up funding, relocation packages and other outstanding incentives are available. Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree, preferably with an established record of extramural funding. TPIMS encourages all medical research disciplines to apply.

To apply, send a Curriculum Vitae with a full list of publications, statement of research interests and plans, funding history and names of three references to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or by fax, to the Human Resources office at 772-345-3647.

TPIMS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies (TPIMS) is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Dmitriy Minond, Ph.D., Assistant Member.

Research Description: Our program includes discovery of small molecule leads with subsequent utilization of these molecules in cell based and in vivo studies. We are currently interested in identifying mechanism of action of novel class of compounds in melanoma cells. Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies (TPIMS) provides a unique environment for multi-disciplinary collaborations, with the appropriate facilities to well support the research program outlined above.

Postdoctoral Research Fellows are trained and mentored directly by the Principal Investigator. TPIMS offers a competitive benefits package, as well as the outstanding benefits of life on the Treasure Coast of Florida.

Candidates should have a PhD in cancer (preferably focused on melanoma) or cancer cell biology and published expertise in target identification and validation (small molecule mechanism of action, pathway analysis, molecular biology and biochemistry techniques). Additionally, the candidate should possess good oral and written communication skills and be proficient with basic computer programs (e.g. Word, Powerpoint, Excel, etc).


To apply, please email your curriculum vitae, the contact information for three references, and a brief statement describing research experience and scientific interests to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or by fax, to the Human Resources office at 772-345-3647.

TPIMS is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies is a 501(c)(3) research center dedicated to conducting basic biomedical research for the discovery of vaccines, treatments and cures for leading causes of human disease and suffering, including multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, infectious diseases, pain and inflammation. For additional information, please access the website at www.tpims.org.

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Writer

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies (TPIMS) is seeking a writer for its Florida Drug Discovery Acceleration Program (FLDDAP). Articles will be prepared to provide updated status information as well as success stories with the over 40 Principal Investigator collaborators at 15 research institutions throughout Florida

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Working within the Florida Drug Discovery Acceleration Program, prepares a minimum of one article per week on an aspect of the program. This will involve speaking with TPIMS’ scientists as well as interviewing external collaborators, as appropriate.
  • Assists in the preparation of summary reports for the FLDDAP documenting the successes of the program.
  • Reviews and evaluates written or recorded notes to isolate pertinent facts and details.
  • Verifies accuracy of questionable facts and obtains supplemental material and additional details from files, reference libraries, and interviews with knowledgeable sources.
  • Organizes material and writes story conforming to specified length, style, and format requirements.
  • Discusses story length and format with Director of program.

Preferred qualifications include:

A scientific background is not required, but demonstrated interest and ability in writing or journalism is necessary. Knowledge of web-based platforms and utilization of social media is a plus. Supervision and guidance will be available; however, the ability to work independently is also a plus.

Closing Date: April 15, 2015 or Until Filled

To apply for this position, please follow the application procedures outlined below:

  • Click HERE to download an employment application
  • Reference job #GW-030415 in the subject line of the email or on the envelope
  • Send a completed application form and resume with cover letter by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it < or mail to:

    TPIMS, Attn: Human Resources
    11350 SW Village Parkway
    Port St. Lucie, FL 34987

  • Use only one method to apply (email or mail)

TPIMS is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies is a 501(c)(3) research center dedicated to conducting basic biomedical research for the discovery of vaccines, treatments and cures for leading causes of human disease and suffering, including multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, infectious diseases, pain and inflammation. For additional information, please access the website at www.tpims.org.

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