Endowed Chair of the Pharmacology and Neuroscience Department

The University of North Texas Health Science Center
Fort Worth, Texas
July 26 2019
Health Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
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Endowed Chair of the Pharmacology and Neuroscience Department

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) invites applications and nominations for endowed chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience within the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

UNTHSC is one of the nation's distinguished graduate academic health science centers, located on 33 acres in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. UNTHSC’s mission is to create solutions for a healthier community by being an extraordinary team, committed to excellence and unafraid to challenge conventional wisdom. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at UNTHSC, established in 1993, is proud of its prominent role in shaping the future of the biomedical workforce. The graduate curriculum is individual development plan (IDP)-driven and competency-based. It provides students with a broad foundation of knowledge in the biomedical sciences and promotes a team approach to solving complex problems essential to understanding the biological principles that govern health and disease.

The Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience is internationally recognized and committed to biomedical research, education of future health care providers, graduate training and community outreach. The P&N department is a faculty home for two research institutes that organize and sponsor translational multidisciplinary research efforts in aging and neurodegenerative disease (Institute for Healthy Aging) and visual sciences (North Texas Eye Research Institute). The pharmacology and neuroscience faculty maintain active research programs in the following areas: aging and Alzheimer’s disease; drug discovery; glaucoma and ocular pharmacology; learning and memory; neurobiology of drug and alcohol abuse; neuronal degeneration and protection; neuropsychopharmacology; pharmacogenetics; and receptors and ion channels.

The desired candidate will qualify for tenure at the full professor level in an academic department at UNTHSC and have demonstrated ability to mentor and develop faculty, a distinguished record of extramural funding such as NIH, NSF, EPA, etc., demonstrated experience in building externally funded multi-disciplinary and translational research programs that span multiple research paradigms and models, prior experience fostering and creating highly successful cross-disciplinary teams spanning basic, applied, clinical, population health and other expertise for programmatic translational research and the capacity to build a culture of collaboration across disciplines, departments and schools for research and education.

How to Apply

Applications and nominations are now being accepted. For best consideration, please submit application materials prior to September 9, 2019. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting University of North Texas Health Science Center in this search. Initial screening of the applications and nominations will continue until an appointment is made. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination including contact information for the nominee. Application materials should include a letter addressing how your experiences match the position requirements, a curriculum vitae or resume and five references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged.

Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Jan Greenwood, Partner and President

Alex Matthews, Senior Executive Search Consultant
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272
Email: jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com 
Email: alexmatthews@greenwoodsearch.com  

The University of North Texas Health Science Center enjoys a smoke-free campus and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Institution.

For more information on University of North Texas Health Science Center, please visit https://www.unthsc.edu/

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