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Tenure-Track or Tenured Assistant, Associate Professor or Full Professor

University of Pittsburgh Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Closing date
Mar 4, 2024

University of Pittsburgh

Tenure-Track or Tenured Assistant, Associate Professor or Full Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmacy


The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is seeking a highly motivated individual for an open-rank tenure-track or tenured professor position. The ideal candidate will have research experience in the areas of chemical biology, biochemical pharmacology, or pharmaceutics 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 must have a PhD, 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.


The University of Pittsburgh ranks #3 in the nation in NIH funding. Pitt Pharmacy ranks #5 in total research funding among schools of pharmacy (FY2021) and is a leader in education, research, and practice. It is one of six schools of the health sciences that are located with nine other schools on the Oakland (main) Campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The School of Pharmacy partners with UPMC, which is one of the leading integrated health care delivery networks in the country; the NCI-designated UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI); and the University of Pittsburgh's life sciences innovation project BioForge. The partnerships include state-of-the-art research, pharmacy services, patient care and teaching support. For more information about the School of Pharmacy, 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 #24000019 and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a summary of research accomplishments, as well as a description of 3 future research projects (no more than 5 pages). In addition, statements of teaching philosophy (1 page), and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) (1 page), and the names and contact information of four individuals who will serve as references.



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


The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.

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