Assistant/Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 04, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Wilkes University invites applicants for a for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in pharmaceutical and/or biopharmaceutical sciences.  The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy’s (NSoP) mission statement is "To educate and develop highly qualified professionals and notably contribute to the ever-changing science and practice of pharmacy." The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the two semesters of didactic pharmaceutics sequence, pharmaceutical calculations, and elective course development in the candidate's area of interest.

Responsibilities include teaching (~60%), scholarly research, service and mentoring students in applied learning experiences. The NSoP is seeking candidates who are enthusiastic about teaching and have experience in implementing pedagogical strategies. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching pharmaceutics/biopharmaceutics courses; strong communication skills; evidence of successful collaboration with an instructional team; the ability to incorporate diversity, cultural competency, and/or social justice into teaching and service; and willingness to adhere to accreditation requirements for competency-based curricula and assessments.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in the area of Pharmaceutical /Biopharmaceutical sciences with a minimum of two years of relevant postdoctoral experience. Candidates with a Pharm.D./Ph.D. degree will be given priority consideration.
  • Research expertise in the areas of pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical nanotechnology, biopharmaceutics, drug delivery, and pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred.
  • Excellent record of teaching, publication, and evidence of potential for success in securing extramural research grants.  A commitment to contributing to the diversity, equity, inclusivity, and excellence of the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy through teaching and service.

Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2,260 students at the undergraduate level and over 1,250 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.

Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.

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Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings.  The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds. Wilkes University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.