The UIC College of Pharmacy, with campuses in Chicago and Rockford, IL, is one of seven health sciences colleges in the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, which is one of only five academic health centers in the US with a full complement of the human health professions. The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is a research-intensive academic unit that is home to multiple research centers and facilities, reflective of the Department's emphasis on the training of students and postdoctoral researchers in state-of-the-art translational biomedical science.
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks candidates for open rank (tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) position. Our department is rooted in natural products drug discovery and boasts a highly collaborative environment. Faculty members are expected to interact extensively with other laboratories in the department and affiliated research centers while developing/maintaining externally funded, independent research programs. Teaching in the professional and graduate programs of the College of Pharmacy is required.
Candidates must possess a doctorate in chemistry, pharmacognosy, chemical or molecular biology, or a related discipline.
Candidates must possess expertise in natural products, with a preference for those with extensive experience in the integration of mass spectrometry data with existing natural products bioinformatics platforms. The candidate should be prepared to collaborate with PIs in the following fields: natural product drug discovery and biosynthesis, chemical biology, and microbial cell to cell communication.
For full consideration, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information of three references, research plan limit to 2-3 pages by March 31, 2021 to:
The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer employments. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899