Memphis, Tennessee
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
August 14 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization 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 outstanding applicants for two twelve-month full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant, associate or full professor level. The ideal candidate will possess 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.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research and teaching interests, names and contact information of 3-5 references online at the UTHSC website ( Apply for position number 19000000XN.

For specific questions, please contact Dr. Hassan Almoazen, Chair of Faculty Search Committee, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, by email (

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


The successful candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

The successful candidates are expected to have strong NIH funded (NIH R01 grant/s or similar equivalents) research programs in an area related to the research strengths of the department, included but not limited to pharmacology, PK/PD, drug discovery and development, medicinal chemistry, physiology, electrophysiology, drug delivery,  or other related disciplines with the overarching goal to develop novel therapeutics for unmet medical needs.

Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT’s doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. 

UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state’s largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.

Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.

Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley’s Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.