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Assistant/Associate Professor in Dept. Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

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To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3-5 page summary of research plans, and contact information for 3 references. Preference will be given to those applications received by October 15, 2017.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Posting Number 2017_00426F
Posting Type
Official Title Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Dept. Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department PHARMACEUTICAL & BIOMED SCIENC
Salary Range
Job Summary

Job Description:
TWO Tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with a particular interest in individuals who employ chemical, biochemical, genetic, computational, molecular and cellular, or pharmaceutical techniques to develop new therapeutics, study drug functions and metabolism, or improve treatments for diseases.

The Department offers a unique multidisciplinary environment with strengths in medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, pharmacokinetics, pharmaceutical analysis, cancer and neurosciences. Strong research resources include new state-of-the-art facilities, a generous start-up package, and a PhD-granting graduate program.

Candidates at the Assistant Professor level are required to have a PhD, MD or equivalent in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology, Synthetic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Neuroscience or related disciplines. Candidates at the Associate Professor level are required to have the same as above with at least 4 years at the rank of Assistant Professor, currently an Associate Professor or equivalent experience. Successful candidates are expected to have a significant record of publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals to establish and maintain a competitive extramurally-funded research program and have a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

Assistant Professor – PhD, MD or equivalent in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology, Synthetic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Neuroscience or related disciplines and at least 1 year of postdoctoral training or equivalent experience.
Associate Professor – Same as above with at least 4 years at the rank of Assistant Professor, currently an Associate Professor or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful candidates are expected to have a significant record of publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, to establish and maintain a competitively extramurally-funded research program and have a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Degree Level
Posting Date 08/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Three Letters of Recommendation
  2. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy