Posting Number: req927 Working 9 months per year Faculty Tenure Track Biomed & Pharmaceutical Sciences Pocatello – Main
Primary Purpose The Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (BPSCI) in the College of Pharmacy at Idaho State University (ISU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Medicinal Chemistry at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2020.
The Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical sciences (BPSCI) is located within the College of Pharmacy at ISU. This position will be based on the main campus in Pocatello, ID. The BPSCI department is currently in a phase of substantial growth. The department is equipped with core facilities that facilitate research in medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and bioinformatics. The ISU College of Pharmacy pioneered the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) program, and is committed to the education of outstanding future pharmacists and researchers. The college offers pharmacy education at three campuses located in Pocatello, ID; Meridian, ID; and Anchorage, AK using state of the art distance delivery, and will celebrate its centennial in Fall 2020, recognizing 100 years of excellence in pharmacy research and education. The Pharm.D. program is delivered through a dynamic, modular curriculum that is continually evolving to keep pace with the rapidly changing scope of practice in Idaho. Grounding within the basic sciences is a fundamental component of Pharmacy education at ISU. The College of Pharmacy offers a competitive start-up package designed to help new faculty establish productive research enterprises.
KeyResponsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to establish, maintain and direct an externally funded research program in Medicinal Chemistry; provide service to the department, college and university; and participate in teaching in the professional curriculum in the College of Pharmacy (PharmD) as part of a multidisciplinary team. Additional teaching duties will include research and didactic instruction in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills. In addition to possessing a commitment to teaching excellence, the candidate is expected to demonstrate the potential to strengthen medicinal chemistry research with a goal of developing novel drugs for unmet therapeutic needs.
A Doctoral degree in Medicinal Chemistry or a related discipline with Medicinal Chemistry training.
At least two years of postdoctoral training in an academic research laboratory or an equivalent position in the pharmaceutical industry.
Prior teaching experience, particularly in a PharmD curriculum.
Prior expertise in drug discovery and development with demonstrated skills in computational chemistry.
Please submit the following documents with your application: CV/Resume, Cover Letter, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.
Review of applications will begin on March 30, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled. The anticipated appointment date is August 2020. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.