The College of Pharmacy has four departments: Departments of Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmacotherapy, and Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. The College has been among the nation’s top recipients of NIH research support for more than 40 years. It continues to be a leader in research, currently ranked #8 in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The college is a national leader in applying science to personalized medicine to improve health care delivery through optimized medication outcomes. To learn more: https://pharmacy.utah.edu/
About the Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry:
The Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry plays a critical role in the major initiatives of U of U Health and the College of Pharmacy. It is one of the most recognized departments of its type in the nation. The department includes nine tenured or tenure-track faculty, three Distinguished Professors, two members of National Academies, one clinical faculty member, six research faculty members, and two adjunct faculty (on site). Research and teaching within the department include diverse disciplines that contribute to the development and optimization of novel drug delivery systems, from the systemic to the molecular level. Areas of research emphasis in the department include, among others, therapeutics design and targeting, polymeric drug delivery, nanomedicine, diagnostics, and gene therapy.
The global market for drug delivery technologies will reach $26 billion ($7.7 billion in the U.S.) by 2020. This year, 39% of all pharmaceutical sales will involve drug delivery technologies (GBI Research). The enormous global market and numerous examples of pharmaceutics addressing patient needs underscore the significance of the University of Utah’s research and teaching endeavors. To learn more: https://pharmacy.utah.edu/pharmaceutics/
Selected department highlights include:
New, state-of-the-art Skaggs Pharmacy Research Institute building;
Ranked as the #1 department in Research Impact at the University of Utah (Academic Analytics);
Ranked “Top 4” department for two decades (Academic Analytics);
Faculty Rated #1 in Productivity - “the most productive faculty among all U.S. pharmaceutical chemistry sciences,” from The Chronicle of Higher Education and Academic Analytics;
Two Elected National Academy Members: Sung Wan Kim, National Academy of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering; Jindrich Kope?ek, National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Inventors;
H-index of top three faculty >86 with over 83,000 cumulative citations;
174 patents filed, 233 patent disclosures with 14 licensed (exclusive), several companies started;
Active collaborations with ~100 scientists locally, nationally, and internationally.
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; parties who apply by August 20, 2019 will be given first consideration. Please submit a PDF version of your current CV and a letter of interest that includes a brief statement of leadership, educational, and research goals. All applications and nominations will be held in confidence. To apply online: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=su165
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Internal Number: PRN01803F
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