Associate/Full Professor (Endowed Chair)(TE)(Pharmacology & Toxicology)

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Aug 05, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Associate/Full Professor (Endowed Chair)(TE)(Pharmacology & Toxicology) Posting Numberreq327 DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology Department Website LinkMedical Sub-SpecialityLocationUAHS - Tucson Address1703 E. Mabel, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA Position HighlightsThe College of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona Health Sciences in Tucson invites applicants for a tenured faculty position in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. Applicants form all areas of toxicology will be considered. A highly competitive startup package is available for this recruitment. The incumbent will join a department with current research strength in multiple areas of mechanistic toxicology, including signal transduction, redox biology, epigenomics, xenobiotic biotransformation, toxicogenomics, chemical carcinogenesis, and biomarker research. An endowed chair is available.

Excellent opportunities exist for research collaborations with a large number of toxicology and environmental health sciences research groups including the NIEHS Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center, the Environment, Exposure Science & Risk Assessment Center, the University of Arizona Superfund Research Program, and the University of Arizona Institute of the Environment. The College of Pharmacy is currently ranked 8th nationally in NIH funding.

The successful candidate should have a strong track record of scholarly productivity and demonstrated ability to secure independent, peer-reviewed funding such as NIH grants. The candidate will be expected to produce strong peer-reviewed publications, gain competitive federal grants, and play a key role in national leadership in an area of toxicology. The individual will also participate in the Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Training Program and the NIH Training Program in Environmental Toxicology of Human Disease.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Maintain independent research programs.
  • Maintain strong, extramurally funded programs.
  • Produce strong peer-reviewed publications.
  • Contribute to undergraduate, graduate (Ph.D., M.S.) and professional (PharmD) education.
  • Actively participate in divisional/departmental program metrics in an area of toxicology.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D., PharmD or MD degree
  • Demonstrated ability to secure independent, peer-reviewed research funding such as an NIH R01.
Preferred Qualifications* Record of productivity and innovation in academic accomplishments as evidenced by publications and/or successful, peer-reviewed funding.

* Ability to lead or contribute to "team science" based interdisciplinary research grants/projects.

* Established expertise in an area of toxicology.

* Record of productivity and innovation in academic accomplishments as evidenced by publications and/or successful, peer-reviewed funding.

* Ability to lead or contribute to "team science" based interdisciplinary research grants/projects.

* Established expertise in an area of toxicology.

Rank Professor Tenure InformationTenure-Eligible (TE)FLSAExempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryFacultyBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of PayDOE, salary commensurate with AACP/AAMC public school benchmarksCompensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesXinxin Ding, [email protected] Open Date2/18/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyCurriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.