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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The salary for this calendar-year appointment will be commensurate with experience and qualification
Closing date
Jan 2, 2023
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The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is seeking candidates for a Tenure Stream/Tenured position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. The ideal candidate will have research experience in the areas of chemical biology, biochemical pharmacology, pharmaceutics, or medicinal chemistry with the potential for translational applications. Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in proteomics and/or post-translational protein modifications in the context of diseases. Candidates should have a Ph.D., MD, PharmD, or equivalent with postdoctoral training experience with a degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, or a related field.

The successful applicant is expected to establish and lead an independent laboratory, which will be sustained by extramural funding. In addition to research, applicants are also expected to teach in the graduate and professional degree programs of the School of Pharmacy. The University of Pittsburgh is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their leadership, research, teaching, mentoring, and service. We offer a competitive start-up package. The salary for this calendar-year appointment will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Pitt Pharmacy is one of six Schools of the Health Sciences located in the Oakland main campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  The University of Pittsburgh ranks #11 in the nation in NIH funding. Pitt Pharmacy ranks #5 in total research funding among schools of pharmacy and is a leader in education, research, and practice.  The School of Pharmacy partners with UPMC, which is one of the leading integrated healthcare delivery networks in the country. For more information about the School of Pharmacy and the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, please visit

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at Home | Talent Center: Careers at Pitt | University of Pittsburgh Requisition #22008523. The application should include a cover letter describing their interest in the position, a complete curriculum vitae, a two-page research statement that describes past, current, and future research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of 3-4 individuals who will serve as references.

For specific inquiries about this position, please contact Christian Fernandez, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair: University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Email:

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