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Job ID: 128670

Assistant/Associate Professor
University of Iowa

Date Posted Sep. 6, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate Professor
University University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA, United States
Department Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Pharmacy - General

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Experimental Therapeutics invites applications for twelve-month, tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor faculty positions to join the Pharmaceutics program. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, Engineering Sciences, Materials Science, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry or a related discipline. Relevant postdoctoral experience, previous teaching experience or work experience is sought for applicants applying at the Assistant Professor level. A successful candidate is expected to contribute to the professional, graduate and undergraduate teaching programs, to mentor graduate students and post-doctoral scholars, and to establish or have established an externally funded, nationally-recognized research program through securing external research funding and demonstrating an exceptional record of published scholarship.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics currently consists of 20 faculty members, and more than 60 graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and visiting scientists who participate in the educational and research programs within the department. The Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics consists of faculty members with expertise in biomaterials, pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, drug delivery, pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics and experimental therapeutics. The Division is home to two Ph.D. subtracks, one focused in Pharmaceutics and the other in the Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The University of Iowa is a major national research university with academic and research programs in the Carver College of Medicine, College of Public Health, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and College of Dentistry that provide an outstanding environment for successful collaborative research and teaching efforts. The University of Iowa further supports interdisciplinary collaborative research through a number of outstanding research centers and institutes (, which includes: Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Environmental Health Sciences Research Center, Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing, Iowa Neuroscience Institute, Cardiovascular Research Center, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute and others. Preferred applicants will have translational or applied research interests that align with one or more of these interdisciplinary research centers or institutes.

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a vibrant community located in southeastern Iowa, offering outstanding schools, quality entertainment, sports, literary, musical and cultural opportunities. Iowa City frequently appears high on "best-place-to-live" listings in national magazines.

Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their interests and unique accomplishments, their curriculum vitae, a concise description of their proposed research and teaching and a list of three references. Please submit your application electronically by going to and searching for requisition #73765. First review of applications is scheduled to begin on or about October 15 and will continue throughout the search process.

For further information please contact Professor Robert Kerns, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Experimental Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, 115 S. Grand Ave., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242, (

  • The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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  • Dr. Robert Kerns
    Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics
    University of Iowa
    115 South Grand Avenue
    Iowa City, IA 52242


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