Join Our Research Team
The Center for Translational Science is currently expanding significantly in support of FIU’s overall strategy to become a Top 50 Public University in the National Rankings.
We are hiring new applicants to complement our strong research base and fill multiple full-time faculty positions with a research focus in Lung Vascular & Airway Disease, Brain Injury & Aging, Environmental Medicine, Inflammation, Infection, & Immunity, Bioinformatics, and Mitochondria & Metabolism at the FIU Center for Translational Science (FIU-CTS) in Port St. Lucie, FL.
- Postdoctoral Associate in the laboratory of Dr. Heidi Mansour – ID 528390
- Postdoctoral Associate for Disease Modeling and Therapeutics – ID 527458
- Open Rank Posting for the Center of Translational Science – ID 516691
- Postdoctoral Associate for Center for Translational Science in Port St. Lucie – ID 520686
- Open Rank Posting for the Center of Translational Science – ID523684
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Biomedical Science Metabolomics Research – ID 524279
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow Endothelial Cell Biology Research – ID 523875
- PostDoctoral Associate – ID 523114
Our FIU Center for Translational Science in Port St. Lucie, Florida is about a 2-hour drive from FIU Modesto Maidique’s main campus in Miami, Florida. We often operate remote conferences and seminars at our facility to connect and share information on research projects, to foster new collaborations among faculty and students, and to build up graduate training pathways between campuses.
Founded in 1961, Port Saint Lucie is considered a beautiful community where everyone can work, study, live, and enjoy nature. It is a place to take on life’s chances and follow your dreams.
According to the 2020 United States Census, Port St. Lucie has a population of over 204,851 making it the 7th largest city in Florida and 3rd largest city in South Florida. It is one of the fastest growing cities in Florida, and for the better. The city boasts lovely and quiet neighborhoods, along with a great public school system, making it an ideal area to raise a family and empower the next generation.
With an open-enrollment public school system, parents have the option to choose from the various schools that are nearby their house or work. There are 19 elementary schools, 12 K-8 schools, 3 middle schools and 6 high schools. You can find out more details at this St. Lucie Public schools.
Port St. Lucie is also a highly desirable area due to its safety, low expenses, large open spaces, variety of housing supply, concierge services, and especially because of the optimism of its citizens. Its weather is filled with sunshine and blue skies, it is perfect for peaceful vacations and adventures.
There are many restaurants as well as beautiful beaches near Port St. Lucie such as Jensen Beach, Stuart Beach, Ocean Bay Beachside, Waveland Beach Park, South Beach Park, and more. Please visitstlucie.com to find out more activities. In addition, it has beautiful parks and recreational facilities, wide golf courses, and a growing arts, and performance community. These illustrate the attractive keys for the development of the city in recent years.
Especially, you can plan a trip to a famous Disney World in Orlando with less than two hours driving from this city. Or other trips around the area such as Universal Studios, LegoLand park, and to the South like Hard Rock Stadiums, Marlins Park with the similar time of driving.