Open Rank Faculty Position

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Chicago, Illinois
Commensurate with experience
October 26 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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Open Rank Faculty Position

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences seeks candidates for an open rank, tenure-track faculty position in the fields of pharmaceutics and drug delivery. The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences comprises the basic science disciplines within the UIC College of Pharmacy.

The Department's reputation as a top-ranked, research-active unit is bolstered by its collaborative environment. The UIC College of Pharmacy is based in the heart of the Illinois Medical District, which is also home to the UIC's Hospital & Health System, College of Medicine, and five other health science colleges. The College of Pharmacy is ranked among the top ten U.S. colleges of pharmacy in total Federal funding. For more information about the College of Pharmacy and the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, see

The College of Pharmacy has synergistic strengths in analytical and medicinal chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacology, proteomics, and clinical pharmacy with emphases on cancer, women's health, neuropharmacology, and infectious diseases. We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests that will complement these Departmental, College, and University research efforts and focus on novel methods of cell delivery, biopharmaceutical delivery, pharmaceutical biotechnology and/or pharmacokinetics. Depending on rank sought, candidates should be prepared to develop or maintain an independent, extramurally funded research program. Teaching in the professional and graduate programs of the College of Pharmacy is an expectation of faculty in the Department.

The minimum qualifications for this position include training and ongoing research in pharmaceutics, drug delivery, and/or pharmacokinetics; a doctoral degree in a related area; and a record of peer-reviewed publications. Applicants to the ranks of Associate or Full Professor would be expected to demonstrate a sustained track record of sponsored research funding.

For fullest consideration, applicants should submit a CV, cover letter describing current research including funding history, the names and contact information of three references, and a description of planned research including possible collaborations within the program and University to: by December 6, 2021.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University's Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate's successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

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

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An employment offer is contingent on the timely submission of proof of vaccination. If unable to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, an exemption may be sought in accordance with applicable University processes.