Assistant/Associate Professor

Location
Gainesville, Florida
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Posted
September 15 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level. Candidates should demonstrate outstanding potential to establish an externally funded research program, or have a record of a strong independent research program in drug discovery and development. The faculty hire will participate in professional and graduate teaching for the college. Area of specialization within medicinal chemistry is open and is expected to foster interdisciplinary research, ideally complement to current research programs. Current research programs in the department, including the Center for Natural Products, Drug Discovery and Development and the Translational Drug Development Core, span all stages of drug discovery and development, and molecular therapeutics. The department is located within the UF Health Science Center. This unique research environment offers excellent opportunities for synergistic collaborations.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. related to medicinal chemistry and drug discovery

Preferred Qualifications: postdoctoral research experience, mentoring/training students, research related to machine learning, including general omics, natural-product related omics, and toxicology in medicinal chemistry and drug discovery OR the development and application of other innovative drug discovery platforms.

Application Instructions

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Formal review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a viable applicant pool is established.  

Interested applicants should submit an online application to https://apply.interfolio.com/94265 that includes

  1. A cover letter
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A statement of research, including a Research Summary about past research accomplishments (3 pages max) and a Research Plan about future research directions (9 pages max)
  4. Three letters of recommendation
  5. A statement of teaching
  6. A statement of contributions to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts in the sciences.

E-mail inquiries to: Candice Butler candice.butler@cop.ufl.edu

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida, College of Pharmacy, strives to stimulate a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within an exceptional community of students, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to developing leaders who respect, support and have a positive impact on all individuals. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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