Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Tenure-line (PRN02746F)

Salt Lake City, Utah
Commensurate with experience
September 14 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Utah seeks applicants for a tenure-line Assistant Professor position. We welcome diverse applicants with expertise in any area of Pharmacology or Toxicology, with particular interest in applicants involved in cross-cutting research in genetics/genomics, personalized medicine, analytical sciences, and/or mechanistic and/or translational pharmacology and toxicology, particularly as they relate to cancer, neurological, cardiovascular, and metabolic and inflammatory disorders and diseases. Ideally, the applicant’s research will complement existing departmental research expertise in these areas. Applicants will be expected to develop and sustain an independent, extramurally funded research program as well as teach in the College of Pharmacy PharmD and PhD programs. The University of Utah is ideally suited to support cutting-edge research at the basic and translational levels, with a vibrant and collaborative atmosphere and state-of-the-art healthcare and research facilities. 


The department is strongly committed to promoting diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive, equitable environment within the Department and, more broadly, in Education and Science. A demonstrated commitment to these values will feature prominently in the selection process of applicants. All candidates are urged to put their best effort into providing the required diversity statement for this application.


The College of Pharmacy and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is integrated with the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics and Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children’s Hospital, facilitating research involving human cohorts. The University of Utah Health campus also has a variety of research core facilities and unique curated genetic databases to support multi-disciplinary research efforts. 


For fullest consideration, materials should be received by October 15, 2021. Applicants should provide their curriculum vitae, along with a research and teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a cover letter listing names and contact information for at least three references. Applications must be submitted on-line at: Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Philip Moos, PhD Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology, at

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect.  The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission. 

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