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Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mercer University

Date Posted Feb. 21, 2023
Title Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
University Mercer University
Atlanta, GA, United States
Department Pharmaceutical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences


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Job Title:

Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences


Pharmaceutical Sciences


College Of Pharmacy

Job Details:

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences within the College of Pharmacy at Mercer University, located in Atlanta GA, invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.

The applicant will need to teach within the Pharm.D. professional program and the graduate (Ph.D., M.S.) program in pharmaceutical sciences.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences, with a proven track record and strong potential for maintaining an independent and innovative research program that will be competitive for sustained extramural funding.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is comprised of twelve faculty members with diverse expertise in pharmaceutics, drug delivery, molecular modeling, neuroscience, pharmacogenomics, as well as neuropharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, and molecular pharmacology. Department faculty are broadly funded through a variety of extramural mechanisms, including several currently active federal grants. Departmental faculty mentor approximately 30 Ph.D. and 10 M.S. students in the pharmaceutical sciences graduate program.

The mission of the College of Pharmacy, located on Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional campus in Atlanta, GA, is to advance health through innovations in teaching, research, patient-centered care, and service. The College of Pharmacy is one of the four academic units within the Mercer University Health Sciences Center. Mercer University is a nationally ranked research university and the oldest private university in the State of Georgia, and the College of Pharmacy is one of the top-ranked private colleges of pharmacy in the Southeast. Mercer University is a diverse and inclusive community, and the College is composed of collegial and collaborative faculty. Atlanta is a cosmopolitan, world-class city with a diverse population, temperate weather, extensive cultural amenities, and a relatively low cost of living.

Application materials should include a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a detailed description of research interests and experience, and 4) contact information of three references.

Selection of the final candidate is contingent on a successful background check.


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Job Family:

Faculty Pharmacy

EEO Statement:


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.


Why Work at Mercer

At Mercer University, a Bear is more than a mascot: it's a frame of mind that begins with a strong desire to make the most out of your career. Mercer Bears do not settle for mediocrity or the status quo. If you're seeking an environment where your passion and determination are embraced, then you want to work at Mercer University.

Mercer University offers a variety of benefits for eligible employees including comprehensive health insurance (for self and dependents), generous retirement contributions, tuition waivers, paid time off, technology discounts and so much more! For more information, please visit: .


The University will ensure equal opportunity for applicants and employees in all of its policies and practices, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, compensation, benefits, layoff and recall policies, University-sponsored training programs, education, tuition assistance, and social and recreational programs. Persons needing reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process or for other questions regarding employment at Mercer University, please contact Human Resources.


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