Drug Discovery – Tenure leading position / Rank DOQ
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the College of Pharmacy, University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha, NE) invites applications for a tenured/tenure-leading faculty position (open rank) in drug discovery, broadly defined. Applicants whose research areas complement current strengths in the Department are of special interest; for example, these include chemical biology, biophysics, computational chemistry and target validation. The candidate should have a PhD and postdoctoral experience. The ideal candidate is expected to establish a dynamic, cutting-edge, externally funded research program and actively participate in graduate training. The College is currently ranked 10th overall in the U.S among U.S. pharmacy schools in NIH research support. The Department is a highly collaborative environment and the candidate will be expected to foster collaborations with faculty members within the College of Pharmacy and the wider UNMC campus. In addition, teaching within the professional and graduate program is required.
All highly qualified applicants will be considered. The search committee will begin evaluation of applications on May 1st, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit an electronic application which includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three individuals willing to provide letters of recommendation and a detailed description of their research plans at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/40996. For questions concerning this position, please contact our departmental administrator at email@example.com. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. ... Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.