Assistant/Associate Professor (69948)

Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy ( pc.pharmacy.ufl.edu/ ), University of Florida, invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant or associate professor level. Applicants should have a strong record of an independent research program in Pharmacokinetics and/or Pharmacodynamics and/or Clinical Pharmacology and/or Pharmacometrics and/or Systems Pharmacology or demonstrate outstanding potential to build such a program. The demonstration of or potential for an externally funded research program is essential. Faculty hires will also participate in the professional and graduate instructional efforts of the college.

Areas of specialization within pharmaceutics should complement the interests of the department and the Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology . We seek those with expertise in the areas of pharmacometrics, systems pharmacology, machine learning/artificial intelligence with focus on model-informed drug development. The positions will be located at the Orlando Campus of the University of Florida. Campus information is available at lakenona.ufhealth.org/ .

Additional information on the Department and College is available at the website: pc.pharmacy.ufl.edu/

Minimum: The successful applicant will hold a PhD Degree (or equivalent) in pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical sciences or a related field. Excellent teaching and communication skills are essential. FDLE Criminal Background Check Required. Applicant will have a research and publication record in the field of interest.

Preferred: Training in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences with demonstrated expertise in pharmacometrics and/or system pharmacology and/or machine learning/artificial intelligence will be considered important attributes of successful candidates. Expertise in the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of large and small molecules will also be desirable.

Soft skills as well as clear written and verbal communication are essential to team-based research and communication between, trainees, faculty, and external collaborators. An understanding of patient care will further be helpful for training and mentoring PharmD students, PhD students, and post-doctoral research associates.

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting February 17, 2021.

Applicants should submit: (1) a letter of interest; (2) a CV; (3) contact information for at least three professional references; and (4) a document outlining their proposed area of research. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Stephan Schmidt, sschmidt@cop.ufl.edu , 407-313-7012.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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