Assistant/Associate Professor

Gainesville FL, FL
Aug 22, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:


Job Description:

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy (, University of Florida, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level. Applicants should have a record of a strong independent research program in drug discovery and development or demonstrate outstanding potential to build such a program. Faculty hires will also participate in professional and graduate instructional efforts of the college. Area of specialization within medicinal chemistry is open, but should complement the interests of the department and the Center for Natural Products, Drug Discovery and Development and agree with institutional strategies adopted by the University of Florida to foster interdisciplinary research in cancer, infectious diseases, neuroscience and diabetes. The department is located within the UF Health Science Center complex ( This unique research environment offers excellent opportunities for synergistic collaborations.

Advertised Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. related to medicinal chemistry and drug discovery

Preferred Qualifications: Research to be able to foster interdisciplinary research in cancer, infectious diseases, neuroscience and diabetes. Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae with names and contact information for at least three references, and 3) a summary of a research program/proposal. Junior candidates should additionally submit three letters of reference to the HR department ([email protected]). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. To ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by October 16, 2017. Applications submitted after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Chengguo Xing, UF College of Pharmacy, email: [email protected].

Final candidate will be required to provide 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 education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. 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.

Health Assessment Required: No