Assistant Professor

University of Houston - College of Pharmacy
Houston, Texas (US)
Competitive salary will commensurate with experience
October 22 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy
University of Houston

The Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Houston seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The Department is positioned to undergo continued growth in the coming few years, with state-of-the-art infrastructure and cutting-edge core research facilities. We invite all applicants who have research programs that complement department interests, in areas such as cancer biology, cardiovascular disease, immunology, medicinal chemistry, neuroscience, pharmaceutics, skeletal muscle physiology, or any other area relevant to drug discovery and development, to apply.

Competitive applicants will have an earned doctoral degree, postdoctoral training, a strong publication record, extramural funding, and will be expected to build a vigorous research program. Applicants should be committed to teaching graduate and professional students, and should expect to contribute to a robust program of graduate-level research training. The appointment will include a competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits, an attractive start-up package, and modern laboratory space.

The University of Houston is Carnegie-designated Tier 1 public research university and is a member institution of the world-renowned Texas Medical Center, that houses major academic research programs in pharmacology, cancer, genetics, and neuroscience.  Outstanding opportunities exist to collaborate with researchers in the highly interactive research environment at the University of Houston.

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter containing a brief statement of how their research will synergize with the Department, a statement of research accomplishments and future goals (limit 2 pages), a statement of teaching expertise, philosophy and interests (limit 1 page), a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Houston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.


Eligible candidates for an Assistant Professor position must have earned a doctoral degree, and demonstrated a strong track record of scholarly productivity.  Candidates with extramurally-funded research programs are preferred.

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