Faculty search underway for Assistant Professor


Faculty search underway for Assistant Professor

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The Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy and the Center for Tropical & Emerging Global Diseases at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor.

We seek an individual who will build and maintain a strong extramurally-funded research program focused on parasites that applies cutting-edge approaches in chemical biology, molecular pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, or drug discovery. The successful candidate would build on the research strengths of the Department and the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, one of the world’s leading centers for parasite research. A commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels within the College of Pharmacy is also required. The position includes a very competitive salary, excellent laboratory space, and a generous start-up package. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or MD) degree in a biomedical, biological, or pharmacological science, have at least two years of postdoctoral training and a strong publication record.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (up to 3 pages) and teaching philosophy. Three confidential letters of recommendation are required, and applicants should provide email addresses for referees in their application. Application materials submitted in other ways will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Contact pbsearch@uga.edu with questions.

The College of Pharmacy and the University of Georgia is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University of Georgia 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, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or MD) degree in a biomedical or biological science, and have at least two years of postdoctoral training.

Applications will be accepted until December 16, 2018.