Memphis, Tennessee
Salary and start-up are highly competitive and commensurate with experience plus benefits
February 23 2018
PIN 23195
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN, under the new leadership of Dr. Georgi V. Petkov, Professor and Chair, is seeking an outstanding applicant for a twelve-month full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the associate or full professor level. The successful candidate is expected to have an established strong NIH/federally-funded research program. The research of this senior faculty should focus on medicinal chemistry and drug discovery, with an outstanding established and ongoing research program, which includes a track record of sustained extramural funding. The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

Our College of Pharmacy is ranked among the top 20 colleges of pharmacy in the country by US News and World Report. It is also ranked among the top 25 pharmacy programs in total NIH funding. Dedicated laboratory space optimized for medicinal chemistry research in the new 187,000 square-foot College of Pharmacy building will be provided. The college has advanced analytical equipment for drug discovery including multiple NMR and high resolution LC/MS instruments. Further resources are available through multiple Campus core facilities. The UTHSC campus provides excellent opportunities to collaborate with faculty in the College of Medicine and other biomedical-research related disciplines. For further information regarding the College of Pharmacy, go to

This position is available immediately, but the start date is negotiable. Salary and start-up package are highly competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition, UTHSC has an attractive faulty research incentive program including faculty bonus and graduate student stipend support. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please feel free to contact me if you need any additional information. If you are interested to apply, please submit by email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and a list of three references to: 

Wei Li, PhD
Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, UTCOP Drug Discovery Center
College of Pharmacy, UTHSC
881 Madison Ave, Ste. 436
Memphis TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-6027