The University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy invites applications for a fulltime, 12-month, tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to conduct research and teach in the Department of Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Sciences (www.usc.edu/schools/pharmacy/departments).Â
Description and Qualifications:
The USC School of Pharmacy, the #1 private pharmacy school in the country, is seeking a tenure-track or tenured scientist with research interests in pharmacology and toxicology. Of particular interest are candidates with the demonstrated capability of working in a multidisciplinary department with chemists and biologists.Â Candidates must have a doctoral degree and postdoctoral experience in pharmacology, biochemistry, or a related discipline. The successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, and at the Associate Professor level must have already established such a national/international record of accomplishments with clearly impactful publications and funding that warrant tenure consideration. Special attention will be given to candidates with existing or proposed research programs that complement and expand on current departmental strengths, and leading to collaborative therapeutic translational opportunities in drug discovery/development. Successful candidates are also expected to have demonstrated strength and participate in teaching at the graduate and professional levels, especially in the areas of basic and advanced pharmacology.
USC offers cutting-edge opportunities for multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and translational research collaborations, including an NIH-sponsored Clinical and Translational Science Institute, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, two NIH-sponsored Liver and GI Diseases Center, the Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, the Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute, and the Zilka Neurogenetics Institute. The USC Provost's Initiative provides core infrastructure support in several areas including Biomedical Imaging Sciences, Biomedical Nanoscience, and Neurosciences. USC also offers access to a wide variety of affiliated private and public hospitals, and primary care and specialty clinics. These include the Keck Hospital of USC, Norris Cancer Hospital, Doheny Eye Institute and the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, along with many other off-campus institutional affiliations.
Benefits and Application Process:
The University of Southern California offers a competitive salary within an academic environment based on the candidateâs experience, accomplishments, and faculty rank. The University also offers excellent benefits to employees, which include: health, dental and life insurance; tuition assistance; disability and retirement plans; credit union membership; and participation in cultural and social events, as well as access to athletic and recreational facilities.
For consideration, interested applicants must utilize the online portal using the following link: https://usccareers.usc.edu. Potential candidates should electronically submit a letter of intent/personal statement, current curriculum vitae with bibliography, research/scholarship accomplishments and plan, a statement of teaching philosophy and educational goal, and the names of five references with current contact information.Â Applicant screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Southern California isactivelycommittedto equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion within its facultyhiring practices. Qualifiedcandidates from underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree and postdoctoral experience in pharmacology, biochemistry, or a related discipline.
Internal Number: REQ20089431
About University of Southern California (USC)
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.