Faculty Position – Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee
November 16 2020
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The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (https://www.stjude.org/research/departments-divisions/pharmaceutical-sciences.html) invites applications for open rank faculty (commensurate with experience) in the areas of anticancer and anti-infective therapeutics. The successful applicants may perform basic, translational, or clinical research related to pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenomics, drug transport, metabolism, or drug resistance. Candidates interested in applying innovative technologies and platforms to study drug response are particularly encouraged to apply, including but not limited to single-cell profiling, functional genomics, and microbiome genomics.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (www.stjude.org), a private nonprofit academic research institute and hospital, supports a range of research programs. The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.

St. Jude offers outstanding opportunities and support to collaborative research programs in pharmacogenomics, developmental therapeutics, cancer genomics, solid malignancies, hematological malignancies, brain tumor, infectious diseases, neurobiology, non-malignant hematology, bone marrow transplantation & immunology, late effects of cancer therapy, preclinical genetic models of pediatric disease, and computational biology. Interdisciplinary research programs, along with outstanding shared resources, facilitate collaborations among a highly collegial group of scientists across the institution. The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences includes multiple independent laboratory-based faculty members with dedicated and shared contiguous laboratory space and houses the Clinical Pharmacokinetics laboratory, the Cancer Center Pharmacokinetics Shared Resource, and the Pharmacotyping Resource.

The positions include full salary support, a generous start-up package, and an ongoing commitment of research support and space, laboratory resources, and support positions. The successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain vigorous, extramurally-funded, independent research programs. St. Jude provides outstanding core laboratory support and an unparalleled environment for collaborations among basic, translational, and clinical scientists and for the translation of discoveries from the lab into the clinic.

How to Apply

A curriculum vitae, concise summary of research contributions with links to three publications, well-articulated research plan (3-5 pages), and names and contact information of three references (for assistant member positions) should be submitted directly online.

Minimum Education

  • Successful candidates should have a PhD, PharmD, or PharmD/PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology, or a related discipline and appropriate post-doctoral training.


St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer