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Assistant Professor in Pharmacology and Toxicology

University of Kansas


Position Overview

The University of Kansas Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology seeks to fill a tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level to commence by August 2018. 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.

Job Description

Development and maintenance of an active, externally funded research program in pharmacology as described below. (40% effort)
Preparation and presentation of lectures and other teaching approaches in graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. (40% effort)
Participate in service activities at the level of the Department, School, University and profession. (20% effort)

Required Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree in an appropriate discipline, such as Pharmacology or Toxicology, Neuroscience, Immunology, Physiology, Biochemistry, or Cell, Chemical 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 oral and written communication skills in English.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to conduct or contribute to interdisciplinary research projects and a record of collaborative interactions with scientists in diverse fields
Potential for productive collaborations with investigators in the home department, the School of Pharmacy and the University of Kansas.

Contact Information to Applicants

Professor Rick Dobrowsky, 785-864-3531

Additional Candidate Instruction

Only complete applications will be reviewed. A complete application will contain a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including record of external funding), a detailed statement of research interests and future plans, and the names of three referees familiar with the candidate’s qualifications.
Referees will not be contacted without the permission of the candidate. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue as necessary to fill the positions.

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