Ast/Aso/Full Prof

Sep 26, 2016
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Description:

University of Florida, Department of Medicinal Chemistry

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy (, University of Florida, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level.  Candidates should have a record of a strong independent research program in drug discovery and development or demonstrate outstanding potential to build such a program.  Faculty hires will also participate in professional and graduate instructional efforts of the college.  Area of specialization within medicinal chemistry is open, but should complement the interests of the department and the Center for Natural Products, Drug Discovery and Development and agree with institutional strategies adopted by the University of Florida to foster interdisciplinary research in cancer, infectious diseases, neuroscience and diabetes.

The College of Pharmacy is located within the UF Health Science Center complex that includes the College of Medicine as well as the Emerging Pathogens Institute, Cancer Center, Genetics Institute, McKnight Brain Institute, Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease,  Center for Addiction Research and Education and UF Diabetes Institute. This unique research environment offers excellent opportunities for synergistic collaborations.

Advertised Salary:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Pharm.D, or PH.D.

Preferred Qualifications:

Senior candidates should have a record of a strong independent research program in drug discovery and development, while successful junior candidates should demonstrate outstanding potential to build such a program.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV with names and contact information of referees, and summary of research program through Careers at UF ( and search postings for Requisition Number 493599).  Junior candidates should additionally submit three letters of references to HR Deputy Chief Administrator Elizabeth Moore (  To ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by October 15, 2016; however, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Materials received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

Position questions should be directed to:
Hendrik Luesch, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
University of Florida
College of Pharmacy
PO Box 100485
Gainesville, FL 32610-0486

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The final candidates will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

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