The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy invites applications for an assistant or associate professor of pharmaceutics in the Department ofPharmaceutical Sciences.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute significant effort to departmental teaching responsibilities including coordination and delivery of pharmaceutics I and II didactic and laboratory components, and the training and oversight of graduate teaching assistants. Course topics include thermodynamic principles, drug physical properties, acid-base chemistry, solubility, buffers, biopharmaceutics, rheology, solutions, semisolids, transdermal/ocular/otics, nanoparticles/liposomes, manufacturing methods, and USP compounding.
Applicants must have a Ph.D., Pharm.D., or equivalent degree in a pharmaceutical sciences discipline or closely related field and have experience teaching related topics. Applicants must have strong communication and teaching skills to contribute to the PharmD and PhD degree programs. Preferred candidates will have a significant history of teaching in a professional pharmacy curriculum, a record of meaningful involvement in the education of graduate students, a history of funding and/or peer-reviewed scholarship, and at least two years of post-graduate training. Current research interests within the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences include: liposomal/alveolar delivery methods, environmental and immunotoxicology, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease, PTSD/pain, food intake regulation with obesity and/or aging, drug transport/interactions, radiopharmaceutical theranostics, host-pathogen interactions, antimicrobial agents/resistance, wound healing, and anticancer drug development. Further information on faculty research interests in the College of Pharmacy is available at https://pharmacy.ouhsc.edu/research.
New faculty will have the opportunity to establish collaborative research initiatives with faculty across campus, and may complement or align with existing strengths within the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, the Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging, the Stephenson Cancer Center, or other health-related programs on campuses in Norman and Tulsa, and Biotechnology companies in the adjacent University Research Park. The OU College of Pharmacy is located on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) campus near the vibrant and growing downtown area of Oklahoma City known for its cultural and sports attractions and for its low cost of living. The OUHSC is the hub of the Oklahoma Health Center, which includes many public and private health institutions. It is one of only a few academic medical centers in the nation with seven schools of health in contiguous space (Pharmacy, Public Health, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Allied Health, and Graduate College). OUHSC has multiple state-of-the-art core facilities available to support faculty research endeavors.
Questions regarding the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Michael Ihnat (Michaelemail@example.com). Individuals interested in applying should send a letter directed to the chair outlining their teaching and research interests, qualifications, and current curriculum vitae. Please include a preferred email address for confidential correspondence and the names and contact information of three references. All materials should be emailed in a single PDF file to Ms. Michelle Roundy (Michelle-Roundy@ouhsc.edu). Review of candidates will begin immediately, with applications accepted until the position is filled.
University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply
Ph.D., Pharm.D. or equivalent degree in a pharmaceutical sciences discipline or closely related field
Must meet requirements to work in the United States
A strong track record of teaching in a professional pharmacy curriculum
At least 2 yr of postdoctoral training or fellowship experience
A record of meaningful involvement in the education of graduate students
History of scholarship of teaching and/or research, with a track record of research productivity, project design and implementation
History of extramural research funding
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 286641
The College of Pharmacy is located within the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges plus comprehensive cancer and diabetes centers, and the only one with an in-house nuclear pharmacy (radiosynthesis and nuclear imaging labs). OUHSC serves approximately 4,000 students in more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The College offers the PharmD (professional) and Pharmaceutical Sciences (MS/PhD) graduate degree programs. The Pharmaceutical Sciences department includes all the basic science disciplines and provides a collegial, collaborative and supportive environment in which to flourish.