Assistant Adjunct Professor - Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR)
University of California San Diego
Position overviewPosition title: Assistant Adjunct Professor Application Window Open date: June 17th, 2021
Next review date: Monday, Aug 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Jun 16, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Position description The Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) in the Division of Health Sciences at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. SSPPS accepts only post-baccalaureate students, has a joint curriculum with the UC San Diego School of Medicine, and is competitive nationally for the top tier of pharmacy school applicants. Current enrollment is 240 Pharm.D. Students, 60 Ph.D. students, and 25 pharmacy residents. The NAPLEX national board exam passing rate for first time takers among our students has been approximately 100% since the first graduating class. The School is ranked among leading pharmacy schools in its research endeavors and grant funding. A large proportion of its graduates engage in post-graduate training and pursues joint degrees. SSPPS is based at the world-renowned La Jolla campus of UC San Diego with year-round access to both winter and summer recreational activities. UC San Diego Health System is the only academic medical center in San Diego providing leading-edge patient care, biomedical research, education and community service through two hospital locations and a network of outpatient facilities. UC San Diego Health System is a designated Level 1 Trauma and Regional Burn Center; Joint Commission accredited Stroke Center, and provides comprehensive cancer care at the Moore's Cancer Center. In 2020-21, UC San Diego Health System is ranked in the top 50 in the nation by US News and World Report in 16 adult specialties; the Health System is ranked first in San Diego metro area and sixth in California.
The UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) is recruiting an outstanding applicant at the Assistant Adjunct Professor Level with analytical chemistry, clinical chemistry, forensic, and toxicology experience. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent laboratory research program complementing current SSPPS and institutional strengths in cannabis science, substance abuse and addictive disorders, neurobiology, clinical pharmacology, clinical chemistry, forensics, and toxicology. Expertise in validating laboratory developed tests (LDTs) in a high-complexity accredited laboratory setting is required, including the development, validation, and implementation of targeted and untargeted mass spectrometry assays for cannabinoids and other small molecules. Training and/or knowledge in informatics and/or experience with successful implementation and maintenance of QA/QC programs is highly desirable.
The successful candidate will be expected to play a leadership role in the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR)/SSPPS Cannabis Reference Laboratory, which will support California's cannabis laws and regulations. Candidate will develop collaborative relationships with academic and staff at a levels within SSPPS, the School of Medicine, and the CMCR. Duties will also include active participation in the educational mission of SSPPS including the teaching of pharmacy students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows.
Review of applications will commence on July 19, 2021 and will be ongoing based on the needs of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf QualificationsBasic qualifications (required at time of application)
Doctorate degree or its equivalent, including but not limited to PhD, or PharmD, or its field of study.
Completion of a postgraduate residency or fellowship
Experience in analytical chemistry, clinical chemistry, forensic, and toxicology
Demonstrates outstanding scholarly achievement by publications and research products
Expertise in laboratory developed tests (LDTs), informatics, and the implementation and maintenance of a QA/QC program
Knowledge in the development, validation, and implementation of targeted and untargeted mass spectrometry assays for cannabinoids and other small molecules.
Possess a strong clinical service, grant funding, and teaching and/or mentoring experience
Ability to develop an independent laboratory research programs
Leadership skills demonstrated by the experiences described in the application
Ability to build a collaborative relationships with all academic and staff levels within the SSPPS, School of Medicine, and CMCR.
American Board of Clinical Chemistry certified or eligible for certification
Application RequirementsDocument requirements
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
3 letters of reference required
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