Job description


Job no: 100029-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the ranks of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the area of Drug Delivery. The successful candidate will establish a high quality, independent, externally funded research program, teach courses in the professional and graduate program, and supervise graduate students. University and community service will be expected as appropriate.

Research interests that will be considered include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following fields: drug delivery, advanced materials, nanomedicine or PK/PD.

Principal Duties:

Establish a high quality, independent, externally funded research program; supervise graduate students; and teach courses in professional and graduate program within the School of Pharmacy ( University and community service will be expected as appropriate.

Applicants' areas of research interest that will be considered include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following fields: drug delivery, advanced materials, nanomedicine or PK/PD. These fields complement existing strengths in the School and campus-wide translational research in drug development in various diseases.

The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop collaborative research on campus, including projects with a newly established center (Wisconsin Center for NanoBioSystems or WisCNano), closely interacting with the center faculty members and students. For more information about WisCNano, visit:

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical or Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or related areas

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

One year minimum of postdoctoral experience in a research program that pertains to the study of drug delivery, materials science, nanomedicine, pharmaceutical sciences, or related areas. A strong track record in publications and research experience is required.

More senior rank will be also considered for exceptional candidates who have credentials that meet criteria for tenure and rank at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW School of Pharmacy.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate will join a world-class academic institution that encourages, values, and supports interdisciplinary basic and translational research, and attracts scholars and students from around the world. The School of Pharmacy is committed to excellence in research and teaching and its faculty, staff, and students reflect the global population represented within the university. For information on working and living in Madison, visit: and

The School of Pharmacy encourages applications from candidates whose skills and/or background prepare them to work effectively across socially diverse atmosphere and economic classes. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.



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Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2020


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, please click on the "Apply Now" button. Applicants should upload the following:
(1) A cover letter referencing PVL-100029 and addressed to: Professor Seungpyo Hong, Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty Search Committee, UW-Madison School of Pharmacy, 777 Highland Avenue, Madison WI 53705-2222
(2) A curriculum vitae
(3) A summary of current and planned research
(4) A statement of teaching interests
(5) Contact information of three references

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is December 15, 2019, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Seungpyo Hong
[email protected]
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Aug 9 2019 Central Daylight Time
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Posted: 8/21/2019
Application Due: 11/19/2019
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