Assistant Professor - Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Professor - Pharmaceutical Sciences External Link to Posting Department Chemistry Admin - 32320 Vacancy Number 16F-212 Position Number 479 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Pharmaceutical Sciences, with an emphasis in natural products drug discovery. The successful candidate is expected to maintain excellence in research with vigorous, externally funded programs, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, particularly in pharmaceutical chemistry. The candidate is also expected to have a significant influence on the development of our new graduate program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Minimum Requirements

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or closely related field is required. Post-doctoral experience or significant industrial experience is also required.

Preferred Qualifications Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Chemistry & Biochemistry at UNCW offers exciting, student oriented programs that award Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS,ACS Certified) and Master of Science (MS) degrees. A significant portion of the training takes place in our laboratories, both those associated with courses, and those involving research in Marine and Atmospheric Science, Biochemistry, Organic and Inorganic Synthesis, Computational and Physical Chemistry, Chemical Education, and most recently, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, all of which incorporate our state of the art instrumentation ( ). In addition to rigorous courses in all aspects of chemistry, most of our undergraduate students and all of our local graduate students carry out research under the direct supervision of our outstanding faculty.

College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.

Applicant Instructions

Application materials must include a letter of application, CV, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and contact information for three professional references. The statement of teaching interests should describe the course(s) that the candidate would like to develop in the area of pharmaceutical science, and include example topics for the proposed course(s). In addition, candidates should list current courses in the department that they would be able to teach. These materials must be submitted through the online application system at Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. R. Thomas Williamson ([email protected]). Contact Libbie Schaffer ([email protected]) for questions regarding the online application system.

Position Type Permanent Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions Job Posting Date 02/07/2019 Priority Consideration Date 03/07/2019 Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to Dr. R. Thomas Williamson Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. List of 3 Professional References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Advising Philosophy
Optional Documents
    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington?
      • UNCW LinkedIn Page
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      • UNCW Website
      • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
      • Direct Contact from UNCW HR Representative / Recruiter
      • UNCW Employee Referral
      • Craigslist
      • Other Social Media Tools
      • Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Other
    2. * Do you hold a doctorate in Chemistry or closely related field?
      • Yes
      • No




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    Posted: 5/1/2019
    Application Due: 7/2/2019
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