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Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Please include contact information for 3 referees. Letters of reference will be requested from your referee if you are selected as a finalist.

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Classification Title
FLSA Exempt

Position Summary Information

PositionTitle Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Position Number FACULTY000083
Job Description Summary

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (DPS), to begin on or about January 1, 2018. The candidate is expected to participate in a newly redesigned competency-driven integrated professional pharmacy (Pharm.D.) curriculum using innovative teaching approaches and also contribute to teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs (M.S. and Ph.D.). In addition, opportunities to mentor undergraduate research in the department are available.

DPS is comprised of 16 faculty members who teach and carry out research in the Pharm D as well as the BS Pharmacology/Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Sciences programs. The department has newly renovated teaching lab space and a fully equipped manufacturing/industrial pharmacy lab that are used for teaching and academic/contract research. We have a state of the art AAALAC-accredited vivarium, cell culture facilities, and a wide array of analytical instruments including HPLCs, electrophysiology, Surface Plasmon Resonance, flow cytometer, absorbance and fluorescent plate readers, ultracentrifuge, RT-PCR, image analyzers, fluorescence microscope, mass spectrometer, and a scanning electron microscope. Access to NMR and computational facilities are available through the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Interested individuals are encouraged to visit our web site at for additional information. Each candidate should submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, description of teaching and research experience and contact information for at least three references.

Application review will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until October 31st 2017.

Required Qualification Summary

The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in an area relevant to pharmacology and/or toxicology.

The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.

Preferred Qualification Summary

Prior teaching experience in cardiovascular pharmacology and/or medicinal chemistry is preferred.

Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, Females and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Physical Demands
Essential Duties
Licenses and/or Certifications
Work Setting Classroom and office setting
Job Status Full Time
Percent Duty Time 100%

Position Details

Reports to (Title) Department Chair
Work Schedule 9-5
Position End Date (if temporary)
Tenure Track No
Length of Appointment (Faculty) 10 Month

Posting Details Information

University of the Sciences EEO Statement

The University of the Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Employer.

Open Date 09/05/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Type Faculty
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include contact information for 3 referees. Letters of reference will be requested from your referee if you are selected as a finalist.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents