Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (T/TE)

Tucson, AZ
Oct 16, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (T/TE) Posting Numberreq2763 DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology Department Website LinkMedical Sub-SpecialityLocationUAHS - Tucson AddressUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA Position HighlightsThe Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is actively seeking a dynamic individual for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position in any area of Pharmaceutics. The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong research program with extramural federal (e.g. NIH, NSF, FDA, etc.) funding and provide instruction to PharmD professional, graduate pharmaceutical sciences students, and BSPS undergraduate students.

Excellent opportunities exist for research collaborations within an active community of basic and clinical scientists in academic departments across the University, as well as participation in numerous Centers of Excellence that include Arizona Center for Drug Discovery, Arizona Cancer Center, BIO5 Institute, Sarver Heart Center, Arizona Arthritis Center, Arizona Respiratory Center and Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center.

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!

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Duties & Responsibilities

TheUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences have proven interdisciplinary strengthsin imaging, bioinformatics, genomics, and precision medicine

  • Provide instruction in professional, graduate and undergraduate degree programs.
  • Develop interdisciplinary research programs.
  • Maintain a strong extramurally-funded research program.
Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in Pharmaceutics/Molecular Pharmaceutics/drug delivery.
  • Educational background and demonstrated research track record in pharmaceutics.
  • Post-doctoral experience required.
  • Demonstrated track record of presentations and peer-reviewed journal publications in pharmaceutics and drug delivery.

Preferred Qualifications*Commitment to excellence in teaching and professional service. *Ability and dedication to develop an extramurally-funded research program. *Commitment to excellence in teaching and training of pharmaceutical sciences graduate students, PharmD students, postdoctoral fellows, and undergraduate students. Rank Tenure InformationFLSAExempt 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 CandidatesHeidi Mansour - [email protected] Open Date10/14/2020Open 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.

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