Job ID: 191983

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy - Tenure Track

University of New Mexico

  • Aug. 9, 2022
  • Assistant Professor of Pharmacy - Tenure Track
  • College of Pharmacy
  • University of New Mexico
    Albuquerque, NM
  • Aug. 31, 2022
  • Position will remain open until filled
  • Assistant Professor
  • Clinical Sciences

University of New Mexico
College of Pharmacy
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy – Tenure Track

The College of Pharmacy at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center invites applications for a full-time 12-month tenure track faculty position in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program and provide instruction to undergraduate (B.S.), professional (Pharm.D.) and graduate students (M.S., Ph.D.). Additional responsibilities include providing service to the College/University and broader scientific community and contributing to the vision, mission, and strategic plan of the College and the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Toxicology, or a closely related discipline inbiomedical or health sciences
  • A record of research productivity as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications
  • Current authorization to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of an innovative research focus that builds on current programmatic strengths of the College
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well asworking with broadly diverse communities.
  • Experience with extramural grant applications.
  • Strong record of publications.
  • Evidence of leadership.

The UNM College of Pharmacy is highly ranked in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding among US colleges of pharmacy and is part of the UNM Health Sciences Center (HSC), the State’s largest health complex. Junior investigators will find a rich network of collaborators, research resources, and mentored career support to help build/strengthen their research programs. For example, the HSC campus currently has three Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, focused on metals in biology and medicine; autophagy, inflammation, and metabolism; and brain and behavioral health. The College of Pharmacy also boasts an NIH-funded P42 Superfund Research Center and P50 Health Disparities Center. Additional opportunities for collaboration exist with the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the School of Medicine, the Clinical and Translational Sciences Center, and the Center for Biomedical Engineering, as well as researchers outside of UNM at Lovelace Biomedical and local National Laboratories. In addition to the highly collegial and intellectually stimulating academic environment, the University of New Mexico is located in the historically rich Southwest, an area of the country noted for its geographic beauty, pleasant climate, cultural diversity, and year-round recreational activities.

Application Process:

For best consideration applications must be received by August 31, 2022 however the position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply: A complete application consists of: (1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a signed letter of interest that addresses each minimum and preferred qualification for the position; (3) a brief (2-3 page) Research Plan; and (4) the names, addresses and contact information for three references.

For complete details of this position and to apply, access Faculty Posting at: Reference Posting Req20635.

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Anne DiBello, 505-272-0369.

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Contact Information

  • Anne DiBello
    College of Pharmacy, HR Department
    University of New Mexico
    1 University of New Mexico
    Albuquerque, NM 87131
  • 505-272-0369

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