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Job ID: 155224

Postdoctoral Fellow
Auburn University

Date Posted Mar. 8, 2021
Title Postdoctoral Fellow
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Admin - Pharmacy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Pharmacy - General

Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy (HSOP) is pleased to announce the "Pathway Program," which will provide the opportunity for highly qualified scholars from historically underrepresented groups to move from postdoctoral positions into full-time faculty positions in academic pharmacy and pharmaceutical research.

This program offers the participants a unique opportunity for a customizable postdoctoral experience that provides individualized professional development and mentoring and is tailored to each participant’s academic career goals. HSOP is recruiting to fill two postdoctoral positions that will be offered as one-year appointments, renewable twice for a total of up to three years in a trainee position. Following the postdoctoral appointment, participants will be considered for tenure-track or clinical faculty positions within the school depending on funding and performance and in accordance with school and university policies and practices for faculty appointments.

The Harrison School of Pharmacy offers the Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Philosophy, and Master of Science degrees. The school is comprised of three departments: Pharmacy Practice, Drug Discovery and Development, and Health Outcomes Research and Policy. The school’s main educational and administrative facilities, as well as a state-of-the-art Pharmacy Research Building, are located on the Auburn University main campus in Auburn, AL. The school also has a branch campus in Mobile, AL.

The school’s Practice-Ready Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum integrates foundational knowledge, clinical sciences, behavioral sciences and emphasizes critical-thinking, problem-solving, and team-learning. Our graduate programs offer four curricular options: Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, and Health Outcomes Research and Policy. The school has a variety of clinical practice sites in the region that provide patient-centered care to a diverse patient population. Our research labs have been successful in securing extramural funding on cutting-edge topics including cancer drug development, neurosciences, implementation science, and practice-based research just to name a few.

More information about the school can be found at:

1. These are full-time (40 hrs/wk), 12-month positions located on-site in Auburn, Alabama
2. The positions will be assigned .8 FTE to a combination of the school’s research laboratories, clinics, or Learning Communities depending on the career goals of the applicant and the needs of the school
3. The positions will be assigned .2 FTE to activities related to professional development, mentoring, and other targeted activities to support success depending on the career goals of the applicant and needs of the school
4. The positions are administered by the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Strategic Initiatives

To assure full consideration, applications must include a curriculum vita, a letter of interest specifically addressing qualifications and experience, career goals, areas for professional development, and why the Pathway Program is of particular interest; three (3) examples of scholarly writing; full contact information of five (5) professional references. Interested candidates should apply online at the following link: Review of applications will begin March 5, 2021, and continue until a suitable candidate is selected and recommended for appointment.

For more information, please contact: Dr. Daniel Surry, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives,

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