Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

St. John's University
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Closing date
Jun 3, 2022

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Health Sciences, Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry
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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Institution

St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

Commitment to Inclusion

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Industrial Pharmacy/Pharmaceutics

Responsibilities: The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at St. John's University, NY invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in Industrial Pharmacy/Pharmaceutics starting fall 2022. An earned Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical technology or industrial pharmacy is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred. All candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research with the potential to establish an independent research program and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Responsibilities include establishing an active research program in Industrial Pharmacy/Pharmaceutics that will attract external funding, mentoring students, and teaching graduate and undergraduate students in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. Areas of specialization within pharmaceutics should complement the interests of the department. Representative areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:



  • Design, development, evaluation, and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products
  • Solid-state characterization, materials science and engineering
  • Drug targeting, nanotechnology
  • Drug transport, drug metabolism, drug delivery
  • Characterization, formulation development, stability and analysis of biologics, molecular pharmaceutics


An excellent startup package is available and a large fraction of the department's graduate students are supported by graduate assistantships, teaching fellowships and university fellowships.

The Department has 34 faculty with research interests in medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmacology, and industrial pharmacy/pharmaceutics. The Department offers both the MS and Ph.D. degrees. Modern instrumentation and AAALAC-accredited facilities are available.

Application Process

All applications must be completed online. A complete application must consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a short description of research plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruiting process.

This position is subject to a comprehensive background screen, with employment contingent upon satisfactory results. St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

To apply, visit https://jobs.silkroad.com/StJohnsEdu/Careers/jobs/218954

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