Research Assistant Professor - Pharmacy - (FAC001274)

The Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Houston is accepting applications for a Research Assistant Professor position, available immediately. The department is nationally and internationally recognized for research in drug discovery and development, experimental therapeutics, and pharmaceutical sciences. The research team within the department includes experts in medicinal chemistry, analytical chemistry, drug discovery and development, cancer biology, preclinical and clinical pharmacology, toxicology, and pharmaceutical sciences.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. The candidate is expected to develop a dynamic and innovative research program, garner peer-reviewed funding, and publish papers in high impact peer-reviewed journals during his or her probationary period.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Qualifications :

PhD in chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, chemical biology, molecular biology, cancer biology or related field with 3+ years of postdoctoral or industrial research experience; Significant experience with protein-ligand interactions, conformational and structural analysis, virtual screening, compounds design, synthesis, purification, and characterization by chemical and biophysical methods; excellent publication record, strong organizational and excellent communication skills for assisting and collaborating with molecular biologist, pharmacologist, and pharmaceutical scientist in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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