Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York
Closing date
Oct 23, 2022

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Life Sciences, Pharmacology
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Department of Pharmacology

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Pharmacology. The successful applicant will join a vibrant, collaborative and growing Department, and be expected to develop a well-funded translational research program that complements existing strengths. These include molecular pharmacology, drug development and delivery, nanomedicine, gene therapy, cancer biology and therapeutics, cardiovascular science, epilepsy, metabolic diseases, wound healing, sepsis, immunotherapy and cell signaling. The applicant will also be expected to contribute to graduate and medical teaching. The position is state-supported with a guaranteed full salary, excellent health and retirement benefits, and competitive start-up funds. SUNY Upstate Medical University is the leading academic medical center and largest healthcare provider in central New York. Proximity to Syracuse University, SUNY ESF and VA Medical Center campuses fosters productive scientific interactions and unique collaborative funding opportunities. Syracuse provides a diverse, dynamic, and affordable metropolitan environment with easy access to outstanding recreational opportunities. Further information can be found at

Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent, outstanding postdoctoral experience, a strong publication record, a track record of grant funding, and a clear commitment to promoting a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Please apply online and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a research statement (up to three pages) consisting of a summary of accomplishments and description of future plans to job # 71088 at Also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the attention of Dr. Richard Wojcikiewicz, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Pharmacology, at

Review of applications will begin Oct 15 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. 

At SUNY Upstate Medical University we strive to promote a professional environment that encourages varied perspectives from faculty members with diverse life experiences. A respect for diversity is one of our core values. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a rich community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We actively seek applications from women and members of underrepresented groups to contribute to the diversity of our university community in support of our teaching, research and clinical missions.

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