The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology invites applications for two new tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor to full Professor Levels. Candidates must hold Ph.D. and/or M.D. degrees; will be expected to develop an extramurally funded research program; and will be expected to participate in our graduate and teaching program in the area of neuropharmacology. Preference will be given to those applicants with active extramural funding and research interests in the development of new treatments for dementia, neurodegenerative diseases and stroke. Successful candidates may qualify for space and a joint appointment in a newly formed Neuroscience Institute that occupies space in a new research building. Serious consideration will be given to outstanding applicants from other areas that are complementary to the department’s current research efforts in cardiovascular, cell signaling, renal and cancer drug development. Information about the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is available at http://pharmacology.umc.edu. Review of applications will begin in May 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. Send Curriculum Vitae and contact information for three references to: Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Pharmacology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216-4505 or email email@example.com. EOE, M/F/D/V.
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About University of Mississippi Medical Center
The University of Mississippi Medical Center, located in Jackson, is the state's only academic health science center. UMMC includes six health science schools: medicine, nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies and pharmacy. (The School of Pharmacy is headquartered on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford) Enrollment in all programs is more than 3,000 students.
The Medical Center's missions are to improve the lives of Mississippians by educating tomorrow's health-care professionals, by conducting health sciences research, and by providing cutting-edge patient care. A major goal of the Medical Center is the elimination of differences in health status of Mississippians based on race, geography, income or social status.