Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Pharmacology (Tenure-Track)

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Based on experience, accomplishments, and faculty rank
Closing date
Mar 12, 2022

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The University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Sciences ( invites applications for a full time tenure, 12 month per year, tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level with research expertise in pharmacology. Of particular interest are candidates with the capability of working in a multidisciplinary department with chemists and biologists and with others in academia and industry. Candidates should have postdoctoral experience in pharmacology. The successful candidate is expected to develop or already displayed an internationally recognized and externally funded research program. Special attention will be given to candidates with research programs complementing and expanding existing departmental strengths in drug design and discovery, safety pharmacology and drug toxicology, drug delivery and biopharmaceutics, bioinformatics, leading to therapeutic translational opportunities in medicinal product development. Teaching responsibilities include mentoring postdoctoral fellows and graduate students in the pharmaceutical science, and teaching basic and advanced coursework in pharmacology at the professional, graduate and postdoctoral levels. Participation in teaching with our growing undergraduate course offerings in the pharmaceutical sciences is also available.

USC offers cutting-edge opportunities for multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and translational research collaborations, including an NIH-sponsored Clinical and Translational Science Institute, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, two NIH-sponsored Liver, and GI Diseases Center, the Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, the Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute, USC Institute of Addiction Science, and the Zilka Neurogenetics Institute. The USC Provost's Initiative provides core infrastructure support in several areas, including Biomedical Imaging Sciences, Biomedical Nanoscience, and Neurosciences. USC also offers access to one of the widest varieties of affiliated private and public hospitals in the United States (

Interested candidates, please apply online at  Requisition ID#: REQ20110969. Interested individuals should electronically submit a letter of intent/personal statement, current curriculum vitae, summary of research accomplishments, future research, and educational goals and the names of three to five references with current contact information. Applicant screening will begin immediately and continue until each position is filled. Further information may be sought through Dr. Enrique Cadenas (

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of Southern California is actively committed to equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion within its faculty hiring practices, so qualified candidates from underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

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