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Assistant/Associate Professor
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

  • Nov. 10, 2016
  • Open until filled
  • Jul. 1, 2017
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Position Summary:
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences within the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at ACPHS invites applications for two full-time tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to begin in July 2017 (Albany campus). Although all areas of expertise in pharmaceutical sciences will be considered, preference will be given to those in pharmacogenomics, drug delivery and drug metabolism. Applicants with an interest in cancer therapeutics are also preferred. New faculty members will be provided their own research lab and a competitive start-up package.

Required Qualifications:
Qualified candidates should possess a Ph.D. degree with demonstrated excellence in research, as well as the potential to be an excellent teacher and mentor.

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences:
The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences operates across two campuses: one in Albany, New York and the other in Colchester, Vermont. It is composed of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and two Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences (one on each campus). In addition to the PharmD program, the School offers BS and MS degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Founded in 1881, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is a private, independent institution committed to the advancement of healthcare and a cornerstone of the Capital Region of New York state - within a dynamic educational and medical campus environment. There are numerous research capabilities both within and outside the College, including the Albany Medical College, University at Albany, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Pharmaceutical Research Institute (part of ACPHS) that has state of the art core labs in genomics and proteomics. The historic College is rapidly growing in degree programs offered, facilities, and faculty specializations that span the full spectrum of pharmacy and health sciences from drug discovery to patient care. Students pursue a wide range of career pathways in health related fields through undergraduate and graduate programs in pharmacy, biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, laboratory diagnostics, and health outcomes research. A new 2015 report ( from the Brookings Institution ranked ACPHS the #1 school in the country for contributions to students’ outcomes.

Approximately 1,300 students are enrolled at the College’s main campus located in the heart of the Capital District in Albany, New York, and approximately 200 students are enrolled at the satellite campus in Colchester, Vermont.

Under new leadership, the College is seeking to expand its research enterprise in a vibrant and growing community that offers opportunities for collaborative research within the college as well as with local academic institutions, health related organizations and state government. ACPHS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package in areas such as health insurance, retirement, and tuition reimbursement for faculty and the children of faculty members. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications and Nominations:
Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
To be considered, please visit .
You will be prompted to complete an online application and upload documents as listed in the posting.
For questions about the online application process, please contact

Required Documents Include:
o     Letter of Intent
o     Current curriculum vitae;
o     List of References
o     Brief Description of Research Interests

Optional Documents Include:
o     Letters of Recommendation

Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number and email address of the nominee to:

James M. Gallo, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Chair
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany, NY 12208

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  • ACPHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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