The Department of Pharmaceutics at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy has immediate openings for two tenure track positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek those with expertise in the areas of targeted drug/gene delivery or nanomedicine. Under the leadership of Dr. Thomas Schmittgen, the Department of Pharmaceutics is developing a research focus area in nanomedicine/targeted drug delivery to complement our existing strengths in pharmacokinetics/pharmacometrics/systems pharmacology. Applicants should have a record of a strong independent research program or demonstrate outstanding potential to build such a program. Faculty hires will also participate in professional and graduate instructional efforts of the college. Additional information on the department and college is available at: https://pc.pharmacy.ufl.edu/. The department's pharmacometric’s expertise is located in both Gainesville and Orlando https://cpsp.pharmacy.ufl.edu/ and the nanomedicine/drug delivery positions are aimed to build/enhance our program in Gainesville though integration with other units in the UF Health Science Center complex http://www.health.ufl.edu/.
Individuals interested in applying should provide a letter briefly outlining their interest in the position, a statement on research, current curriculum vitae, a preferred email address for confidential correspondence and the names and contact information of three references. Application materials should be combined in a single pdf file and uploaded to https://apply.interfolio.com/68346. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. Specific questions may be directed to the Faculty Search Committee Chair, Dr. Thomas Schmittgen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
Minimum: The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. Degree (or equivalent) with relevant post-doctoral training in biomedical research. Excellent teaching and communication skills are essential. FDLE Criminal Background Check Required.
Preferred: Training in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences is desirable to team-based research in order to provide clear verbal and written communication between, trainees, faculty and external collaborators. The successful candidate with an understanding of patient care is helpful for training and mentoring Pharm.D. students, PhD and post-doctoral research associate trainees.
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