Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track

Pomona, California
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
July 05 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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Applications are invited for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Western University of Health Sciences.  Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Immunology or a closely related field with postdoctoral training.  Applicants must possess strong written and spoken communication skills.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Research Requirements:  The successful candidate for the Assistant Professor level will be expected to establish an independent research program leading to extramural funding.  The successful candidate for the Associate Professor level will be expected to have an active research program with a proven track record of extramural funding.  Candidates should have a research focus that will complement the existing research in the Department.   A listing of department faculty and their research interests can be found at The College of Pharmacy provides competitive startup funds.  

Teaching Requirements:  Candidates must be highly motivated to teach in both the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) and the Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences program, with the ability to teach topics in immunology and potentially other topics in pharmaceutical sciences. Candidates with prior teaching experience are preferred. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Requirements:  Candidates for the faculty position are expected to demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing DEI.  Western University of Health Sciences’ core values promote the discipline of learning and the art of caring in an environment that supports excellence in all of its faculty, staff and students.  Applicants should be able to describe their past, present, and planned contributions to DEI. 

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit: (1) a letter of intent, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, (4) a research statement, and (5) a DEI statement, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent via email to: Dr. David J. Sanchez (, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Western University of Health Sciences, 309 East Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766.  Statements provided should each be no longer than 2 pages long. 

The review process will start on July 6, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is expected to start in January 2022.

Western University of Health Sciences ( is a vibrant and growing graduate health professions university with more than 20 programs in Osteopathic Medicine, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Graduate Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Dental Medicine, Optometry, Podiatric Medicine, and Biomedical Sciences.

It is the policy of Western University of Health Sciences to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, full-time and part-time without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.  Members of groups that have been underrepresented in science are particularly encouraged to apply for this position. 

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