Assistant/Associate Professor

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan
September 13 2018
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Assistant/Associate Professor
Nanotechnology (Pharmaceutics) and Chemical Biology (Medicinal Chemistry)

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences invites applications for two 12-month tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants are expected to have earned a PhD, MD/PhD, PharmD/PhD or equivalent degree in pharmaceutical sciences, medicinal chemistry or a related discipline.  Preference will be afforded scientists with a record of high impact research in nanotechnology and pharmaceutical chemistry at the chemical biology interface, particularly in our strengths of drug discovery, delivery and development, metabolic disease, neurosciences and oncology.  These Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty positions are part of a broader initiative in which the departments of Chemistry and Pharmacology are also expanding existing excellence in Chemical Biology.  The finalists are expected to have or develop a vigorous externally funded research program and provide valued teaching in the PhD and PharmD programs.  We offer an uncommonly collegial academic culture, competitive start-up and compensation package, generous benefits, excellent laboratory facilities and extensive research support.  Submit applications via under Department H1822-Pharmaceutical Sciences posting #043817.  Further details are available by contacting Dr. Aloke Dutta at or (313) 577-1064. 

Wayne State University is a Carnegie Highest Research Activity (R1) institution and a premier public, urban research university in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds enjoy a rich, high quality education. The College is located in midtown, one of the dynamic urban communities leading the Detroit renaissance.  The cosmopolitan environment is rich in cultural offerings, strong schools and outstanding affordable housing, all within the beautiful Great Lakes region. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities that prepare students for success in a diverse and global society. We encourage applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented groups.  

Wayne State is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application review will begin October 21, 2018 with a target faculty start date in August 2019.  The positions will remain open until filled.