School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
The School of Pharmacy at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) invites applications to fill a full-time faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. This is a tenure-track position in the Division of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The successful applicant will have an M.D, D.V.M., Pharm.D., or Ph.D. in Biology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology, or equivalent.
We solicit applications from individuals studying fundamental questions in Pharmacology that range from the molecular to organismal level, and we are particularly interested in those whose research program uses large-scale data and/or computational analysis/modeling and broadly addresses questions relating to pharmacogenomics. The primary attributes we seek in candidates are (1) demonstrated excellence in research, as the faculty member would be expected to initiate or continue an independent, extramurally funded research program, and (2) potential or demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring at the professional and graduate level.
The School of Pharmacy Sciences grants degrees at the graduate and Pharm.D. levels. Ph.D. degrees are granted in Pharmacology or Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.