Assistant/ Associate/ Professor - Clinical Pharmacy & Translational Science

Memphis, Tennessee (US)
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October 23 2020
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Assistant/ Associate/ Professor - Clinical Pharmacy & Translational Science, Memphis - 20000000TH 

Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics, an investigative unit within the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, invites applications for a twelve-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. Rank will be commensurate with past academic and scholarly record. 

Faculty within the UTHSC College of Pharmacy are committed to the development and improvement of chemical and biological therapeutics through basic, translational, and clinical research. Our faculty are not only engaged in competitive, cutting-edge science, but also the education and training of Pharm.D. and Ph.D. students, fellows, and post-doctoral trainees. Applications will be accepted from scientists engaged in basic, translational, and clinical research.

The successful candidate is expected to have earned a doctorate (Pharm.D., Ph.D., or equivalent), the ability to acquire sustained extramural funding, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and in oral and written communication skills.  Candidates with an existing federally funded research program that complement the current strengths of the department are of high priority.  Existing strengths include research programs focused on molecular mechanisms of fungal pathogenesis, microbiology, novel antifungal drug design, and antifungal drug resistance.  Applicants with expertise in these areas are strongly encouraged to apply.  This position offers excellent laboratory facilities and a competitive start-up package. The successful candidate will have an outstanding opportunity to develop collaborative research programs across the UTHSC campus. Additional research collaborative opportunities in the area exist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Applications will be processed until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, summary of research and teaching interests, contact information, and names of 3-5 references along with their application. For specific questions, please contact Dr. Brian Peters, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science, by email (

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. 

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.

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.

EEO/AA Statement / Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the (OED). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the OED office.

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