Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee
Highly competitive salary and benefits.
September 19 2018
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 (UTHSC) in Memphis, TN, is seeking an outstanding applicant for a twelve-month full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant, associate or full professor level in the area of drug discovery or medicinal chemistry. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong established and ongoing NIH/federally-funded research program. Research strengths of the department, include but are not limited to drug discovery and development, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, physiology, electrophysiology, ion channel research, urological research, smooth muscle function and regulation, renal (both kidney and lower urinary tract), gene therapy, epigenomics, metabolomics, nanotechnology or other related disciplines. The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, the ability to maintain competitive extramural funding, a commitment to excellence in teaching in Pharm.D. and graduate programs, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Qualified candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

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 partial graduate student stipend support. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. If you are interested to apply, please submit by email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research and teaching interests, name and contact information of three references to the search committee chair:

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

Full application packages should be sent by email ( to Ms. Mary Newell, administrative assistant to Dr. Georgi V. Petkov, Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, UTHSC