The University of Kansas, School of Pharmacy seeks an Assistant Professor in Pharmacology and Toxicology for a full-time, tenure-track position to commence in August 2018. The position comes with state supported salary for nine-months and an opportunity for grant supported summer salary (for an additional 3 months). Individuals with research expertise in all fields of pharmacology will be considered with a preference for candidates with experience in electrophysiology, chemical biology, inflammation and the immune system, epigenetics, gut microbiome or blood brain barrier. The position requires teaching graduate and pharmacy students, establishing an active externally funded research program and service. See detailed position description and application instructions at https://employment.ku.edu/academic/10293BR. The position will remain open until filled. KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.
Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree in an appropriate discipline, such as Pharmacology or Toxicology, Neuroscience, Physiology, Biochemistry, or Cell and/or Molecular Biology.
Research experience; 3 years (minimum) post-doctoral experience in one of the following areas: pharmacology, toxicology, cell and molecular biology or a closely related field.
Candidates should demonstrate outstanding potential for obtaining external funding for their research proposals with translational impact.
Demonstrated success in publishing research findings in nationally and internationally recognized journals.
General expertise or comparable experience that supports an interest in, and an ability to teach, broad aspects of general pharmacology and toxicology in the context of a professional Pharm. D. program.
Candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills in English as demonstrated by application materials, phone interviews and on-campus interviews.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
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