Research Track Faculty Position

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Commensurate with experience
March 10 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Michigan seeks qualified applicants for a research track faculty position at any rank (research assistant professor / research associate professor / research professor), whose research interests fall within any cutting-edge area of pharmaceutical sciences.  We are especially interested in applicants working in biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, delivery of complex and large molecules, the gut microbiome, and other emerging strategies to improve drug formulation and delivery, but all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research and teaching by:  building a dynamic, independent, and self-sustained interdisciplinary research program; providing research mentorship to students (PhD, MS, BS, PharmD) and other trainees; contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community; contributing to excellence in our educational programs through teaching select undergraduate and graduate courses and working with others to manage the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS) program and Master of Science in Integrated Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSIPS) program; and providing service to the department, college, university and scientific community.  The successful candidate will devote much of their time to research and mentorship activities, with about 30% to didactic teaching and oversight of the BSPS and MSIPS programs, and a small portion to other service activities. 

The following qualifications are required:

  • PhD degree in pharmaceutical sciences or related fields
  • 3 years of research experience after Ph.D.
  • Demonstrated scholarship, as evidenced by authorship in peer-reviewed journals and other forms of scholarly output
  • Didactic teaching experience, preferably at the graduate and professional level

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research summary/statement (up to 4 pages), teaching statement (1-2 pages), and contact information for three references.  If appointment at research associate professor or research professor is pursued, additional materials will be required at a later date.  Please submit all application materials to:

Please direct inquiries to Patrina Hardy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences: (734) 615-3749;

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the College of Pharmacy, and the University of Michigan seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve our diverse constituents, and to maintain the excellence of the Department, College, and University. The University of Michigan, NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant awardee, is supportive of the needs of dual career couples, and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. It is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status.