Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Position Description: We are seeking an individual who has strong commitments to teaching and scholarship. The responsibilities of the position include teaching, research, and service to the university and community. This position has a required teaching contribution in the professional pharmacy (Doctor of Pharmacy) program and in the Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences Graduate Program (e.g. MSc or PhD or PharmD-PhD.) Advising the professional pharmacy or pre-pharmacy students. Establishing an active research program and obtaining external funding. Supervising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in the laboratory. Coordinating a course in the professional pharmacy program and in PCSP Serving on committees at departmental, school and university level, and performing other related job duties as assigned or delegated. Active participation in the departmental, school and university events; Demonstrated ability to work collegially.
Basic Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in physiology or pharmacology or related fields or a closely related discipline such as Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Cell Biology is required. The successful individual is expected to establish an active research program and obtain external funding. Significant opportunities exist for collaborative and multidisciplinary research within the university and with nearby universities and biotech companies in California. Interdisciplinary research is highly desirable in the graduate program and the candidate is expected to participate in existing or new research collaborations
Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to achieve outcomes through effective collaboration Active participation in the preparation of scientific abstracts, manuscripts and/or developing external grant applications Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and a strong work ethic. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Postdoctoral research experience is also desirable.Although research focus is not specified and open to any related fields, applicants with research/teaching expertise in the areas of cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology are desirable.
Physical Requirements: Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All applications and supporting documents are welcome. The University offers a competitive and comprehensive compensation package including tuition remission.
Special Instructions: Your research plan should be submitted with the required documents in one of the Optional documents or with the Teaching Philosophy.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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