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Assistant Professor Pharmacological/Drug Development Approaches for Aging or Aging-related Diso...

Binghamton University, State University of New York
Binghamton, NY

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Category:: Faculty
Department:: Pharmaceutical Sciences
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: Oct 13, 2023
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 3258
Position ID:: 168743

About Binghamton University:

The state of New York provided $60 million to establish a School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Binghamton University. The school, which enrolled its inaugural PharmD class in 2017, is housed in a state-of-the-art, 105,000 square-foot building dedicated to research and education and located at the University's new Health Sciences Campus. The school's outstanding pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences leaders use contemporary medication management and innovative research to transform human health locally and globally. The research and clinically focused school is training the next generations of graduates to deliver evidence-based, patient-centered pharmaceutical care to diverse groups of patients, especially those in underserved rural and geriatric communities. Our new pharmacy simulations laboratory houses a hospital pharmacy with a 797-compliant sterile room, community pharmacy with a robotic dispenser, patient home setting, and three hospital rooms complete with electrocardiographic/respiratory/hemodynamic monitoring and high-fidelity manikins.

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). MS and PhD programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences launched in fall 2022 to further advance the School's translational, clinical and outcomes research within the changing landscape of drug development, pharmacy practice and clinical science.

In alignment with the School's strategic plan and the University's mission, the School is committed to core values including a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and service, as well as through engagement with faculty, students, and staff. We are seeking individuals with a vision for the education of diverse adult learners with a range of backgrounds and worldviews.

Job Description:

Binghamton University is a top-ranked public university in New York. As part of an expansion of graduate programs in the health sciences, the State of New York has supported new facilities at the Johnson City Health Sciences Campus, including the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the neighboring Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The school's basic and translational science laboratories include extensive state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to carry out cutting edge research.

As part of an exciting expansion of research at SUNY Binghamton University, the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is searching for an Assistant Professor-level tenure-track faculty member to contribute to the research, teaching, and service missions of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. We invite applicants with pharmacological, drug development, drug target identification/validation and/or related expertise with a research focus in aging, frailty, and/or aging-related disorders. Examples of aging-related disorders may include (but are not limited to) neurodegenerative disorders, cancer, progressing or advanced cardiovascular disease, muscle wasting, hearing loss, dementia, and osteoarthritis. Extensive facilities for pharmacological and interventional development, pre-clinical and clinical, are available to support the successful applicants.

The School is housed in a newly constructed research and education building funded by the State of New York. The faculty member will join a collaborative research group with expertise in muscle, neuromuscular disorders, addiction, cancer, inflammation/inflammatory disorders, drug and biomarker development, pharmacokinetic modeling, and pre-clinical and clinical trials. Applicants with a strong record of research contributions including publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals and extramural support are desired. A commitment to departmental teaching and service, diversity and inclusion, and student mentoring is important. Previous experience in teaching is welcomed, but not required; we are willing to mentor and train engaged and motivated individuals to excel in their teaching. Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive lab startup funding is available.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:

Demonstrate a commitment to research excellence and innovation by developing and sustaining a rigorous research program that creates new knowledge, processes, tools, or translation to address unmet needs or gaps in the therapeutic development and understanding of aging or disorders of aging.

Demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, including developing, teaching and assessing didactic and laboratory components in courses within the PharmD, MS and PhD programs (content areas for teaching will be determined by the successful applicant's expertise, interests and departmental needs).

Develop and provide research mentorship for students in PharmD, MS and PhD graduate programs

Demonstrate excellence in interpersonal communication skills and participate in service activities at the Department, School and University levels, as appropriate.

Demonstrate a commitment to the diversity of students, faculty and staff and actively promote an inclusive academic environment.


Applicants must have a PhD, PharmD, MD or equivalent degree with post-doctoral, industry, or other research-related post-doctoral or principal investigator experience. Candidates will contribute to the University's Health Sciences, or a related, Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence (TAE). For more information on TAEs, please visit this link:

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply via the university's applicant tracking system, Interview Exchange:

Candidates should submit: 1) cover letter, 2) statement of research philosophy, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) diversity statement (the candidate's individual experience, participation in, promotion of and/or impact of diversity in their own lives), 5) curriculum vitae, and 6) contact information for three (3) professional references.

Applications submitted by November 27, 2023 will receive full consideration. Applications submitted after this date may be reviewed until the position is filled. This position is eligible for visa sponsorship.


Working at Binghamton University

Message on working at Binghamton University from President Harvey Stenger    


Binghamton University opened its doors as Triple Cities College in 1946, to serve the needs of local veterans returning from service in World War II. Originally located in Endicott, N.Y., five miles west of the present campus, the fledgling school was a branch of Syracuse University.

Four years later, the college was incorporated into the State University of New York (SUNY) and renamed Harpur College in honor of Robert Harpur, a Colonial teacher, patriot and pioneer who helped settle the area west of Binghamton.

In 1961, the campus moved across the Susquehanna River to Vestal. Growing enrollment and a reputation for excellence soon led to the selection of Harpur College as one of four doctorate-granting University Centers in the SUNY system.

In 1965, the campus was formally designated the State University of New York at Binghamton, and in 1992, Binghamton University was adopted as our informal name.

Mission Statement

Binghamton University is a premier public university dedicated to enriching the lives of people in the region, state, nation and world through discovery and education and to being enriched by partnerships with those communities.

Vision Statement

Binghamton as an institution is dedicated to higher education, one that combines an international reputation for graduate education, research, scholarship and creative endeavor with the best undergraduate programs available at any public university.

We are an academically selective community that shares ideas across departments, disciplines and borders. We encourage faculty, students and staff to ask unexpected questions, foster open dialog and develop innovative solutions to important problems.

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