Assistant or Associate Professor, Division of Chemical Biology

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant or Associate Professor, Division of Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry

College/School/Unit: College of Pharmacy
Posted: Sep 6, 2021
Apply By: Open until filled


The Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry is dedicated to emphasizing the study of chemical and biochemical rationales for the design and development of drugs, drawing from the spectrum of sciences, including analytical chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, organic chemistry, and pharmacology through application of modern techniques. To help advance this mission, we are seeking a distinguished applicant to fill one tenure-track, faculty position at the rank of assistant OR associate professor, depending on qualifications. We are particularly interested in recruiting faculty into our interdisciplinary and interactive research environment dedicated to utilizing chemistry to understand the mechanisms of biology. Candidates with interests in the application of Chemical Biology to cancer or infectious diseases are encouraged to apply.


Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in a relevant field field with a strong record of vigorous research accomplishments, publications, and career stage appropriate funding. Candidates are also expected to teach core professional and graduate courses in Pharmacy, including the Pharm.D. program, develop a sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and have a commitment to university and professional service. Additionally, we seek applicants who have a desire to build collaborations with Dell Medical School, the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes, the LaMontagne Center for Infectious Disease, and others. Furthermore, the college has strong clinical partnerships with a number of medical institutions across Texas, including the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

Application Instructions

Interested persons should include a cover letter expressing interest and stating the position for which applying; a detailed curriculum vitae including academic and professional experience and peer reviewed publications; a statement summarizing past contributions to and future plans for promoting diversity; a statement of research; a statement of teaching goals as related to our focus; and the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references. Applications received before December 15, 2021 will be given priority review.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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