The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the College of Pharmacy Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree, candidates with postdoctoral experience will be preferred. Individuals in all areas of pharmaceutical research are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to candidates who have demonstrated research efforts and productivity in the broad areas of Nanomedicine, Nanobioengineering, Non-viral Gene Therapy, Nanoscale Formulations and Drug Delivery Systems, which will complement the MWU Nanomedicine Center of Excellence. Candidates with expertise in Drug Design and Drug Discovery are also encouraged to apply. Besides pursuing his or her research interest, a major role of the successful candidate will be teaching students within the professional pharmacy program in the areas of pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical dosage forms and compounding which includes laboratory course work.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are expected. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and develop a rigorous research program capable of attracting extramural funding. Midwestern University has an active research community with diverse interests that provides ample opportunity for collaborative research. A start-up package, office and research space, core facilities, and technical support will be provided.
Qualified and interested applicants should submit their application through www.midwestern.edu. In completing the online application, please include:
-A separate cover letter clearly stating the academic rank sought
-Brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy
-Summary of research plans
Any questions can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair.
Volkmar Weissig, Sc.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and postgraduate education for students in the health sciences. Please visit our website at www.midwestern.edu for more information about our campus and programs.