Assistant/Associate Professor

Iowa City, Iowa
Salary and rank is commensurate with experience; excellent fringe beneift package
September 11 2019
PTT Tenure-Track #73774
Position Type
Full Time
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Seeks Assistant/Associate Professor

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics invites applications for a twelve-month, tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor with research interests in Pharmacogenomics, to join the Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or other doctorate in a relevant biomedical or pharmaceutical science. The duties of this position include developing and/or maintaining an active research program in genomic science and methodology, including development of collaborations to integrate genomic/genetic/epigenetic science into practice-based and clinical research, as well as advancing knowledge in pharmacogenomic science. In addition to scholarly pursuits, the candidate will be expected to contribute to excellence in the teaching programs of the College of Pharmacy, in mentoring graduate students and post-doctoral scholars, and in providing service to the department, college, university and scientific community.

For consideration at the assistant professor level, applicants must have relevant postdoctoral experience, peer-reviewed publications in relevant journals, and show the potential to develop a highly productive extramurally funded research program.  For consideration at the associate professor level, applicants must have a robust record of peer-reviewed publications in relevant journals and have demonstrated the ability to lead a nationally prominent extramurally funded research program.

The Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics consists of faculty members with expertise in pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, experimental therapeutics, biomaterials, pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry and drug delivery. The Division is home to two Ph.D. subtracks, one focused in Pharmaceutics and the other in the Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences; more than 50 graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and visiting scientists participate in the educational and research programs within the division, and the College of Pharmacy enrolls over 400 students in the Pharm.D. professional degree program. In Fall 2019, the College of Pharmacy will open a new, $124.7 million, research and teaching facility. This building will include state of the art lecture halls/classrooms, laboratories, conference rooms and collaborative spaces (

The University of Iowa is a major national research university. Numerous specialized research centers exist within the university, including the Institute for Human Genetics, Iowa Neuroscience Institute, Interdisciplinary Program in Human Toxicology, Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute, Center for Gene Therapy, Environmental Health Sciences Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Center, Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Center, and Center on Aging. Academic and research programs in the Carver College of Medicine, College of Public Health, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and College of Dentistry provide an outstanding environment for successful collaborations.

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a vibrant community in southeastern Iowa, offering outstanding schools, and an array of cultural, music and sports activities. Iowa City is frequently rated highly in various “best-place-to-live” listings and is a UNESCO City of Literature. We are a university with a world-renowned reputation and The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest and most highly esteemed institutions of its kind in the country. Our aim is to provide a diverse and technologically advanced community where all can work and learn together to achieve excellence. To learn more about Why Iowa please visit: For information about the College of Pharmacy, please visit:

For consideration, applicants must submit an online application including a cover letter, which contains a description of their interests and unique accomplishments in research and teaching, along with a complete curriculum vitae. Names and contact information of three professional references will be required, and references will not be contacted until a later step in the search process. To apply, go to and refer to requisition # 73774.

Rank and salary will be determined commensurate with the candidate’s experience. The University of Iowa offers an excellent fringe benefit package that includes generous paid vacation, sick leave, health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and employer contributions into retirement plans. More information about our benefits may be found at

Potential applicants seeking further information about the position should contact: Professors Ethan Anderson and Jonathan Doorn, Co-Chairs, Search Committee, Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, 115 S. Grand Ave., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242, (;

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.