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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position
University of New Mexico- College of Pharmacy

Date Posted Nov. 13, 2019
Title Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position
University University of New Mexico- College of Pharmacy
Albuquerque, NM, United States
Department Pharmaceutical Sciences
Application Deadline Feb. 15, 2020
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Toxicology

The College of Pharmacy at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center invites applications for a full-time 12-month tenure track faculty position in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program and provide instruction to undergraduate (B.S.), professional (Pharm.D.) and graduate students (M.S., Ph.D.). Additional responsibilities include providing service to the College/University and broader scientific community and contributing to the vision, mission, and strategic plan of the College and the Department.

Minimum requirements are a Ph.D. or equivalent in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Toxicology, or a closely related discipline in biomedical or health sciences, a record of research productivity demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, and current authorization to work in the U.S. Preference will be given to applicants with evidence of an innovative research focus that builds on current programmatic strengths, particularly in the area of environmental health sciences/toxicology, drug delivery, or cancer; experience teaching and mentoring in a relevant academic environment; experience with extramural grant applications; strong record of publications; and evidence of leadership.

The UNM College of Pharmacy is part of the Health Sciences campus in the State’s largest health complex. It ranks 29th among 143 US colleges of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding. This position offers excellent opportunities for collaboration within large programmatic research areas, including the UNM Metal Exposure and Toxicity Assessment on Tribal Lands in the Southwest Superfund Research Program Center, and the UNM Community Environmental Health Program working with the Navajo Nation Communities on the health risks connected to mining. Additional opportunities for collaboration exist with University investigators affiliated with the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the School of Medicine, the Clinical and Translational Sciences Center, and the Center for Biomedical Engineering, as well as researchers outside of UNM at the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute and local National Laboratories. In addition to a highly collegial and intellectually stimulating academic environment, the University of New Mexico is located in the historically rich Southwest, an area of the country noted for its geographic beauty, pleasant climate, cultural diversity, and year-round recreational activities.

Application Process
For best consideration applications must be received by February 15, 2020, however the position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply: A complete application consist of: (1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a signed letter of interest that addresses each minimum and preferred qualification for the position (3) names, addresses and contact information for three references.

For complete details of this position and to apply, access Faculty Posting at: Reference Posting req11194. For inquiries regarding this position, please contact April Rodriguez, 505-272-9767.

UNM’s confidentiality policy ("Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment," UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which included information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at

  • The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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Contact Information

  • April Rodriguez
    University of New Mexico- College of Pharmacy
    1 University of New Mexico
    Albuquerque, NM 87131
  • 505-272-8268
  • 505-272-6581


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