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Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Pharmaceutical Sciences

UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

July 26, 2023
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The faculty member will develop an independent research program in an area of biomedical or pharmaceutical sciences that is in line with or complements current research laboratories in the department and UAMS. While the primary focus of this position is scholarship, commitment to education activities and service to the College, University, and profession are also expected.

The successful candidate will provide functions in teaching, research/scholarly activities, professional development, academic citizenship, and administrative academic service.  Candidates with research programs in an area of cancer research, including but not limited to cancer (molecular) biology, development of novel cancer therapeutics, cancer immunology, the tumor microenvironment, or the study of effects of cancer therapy on normal (non-cancer) tissues are especially encouraged to apply.

This is a tenure-track faculty position. Other research and/or institutional opportunities may be available depending on candidate experience and interests. The faculty appointment will be in the Department in the College of Pharmacy. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.


Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate will have a PhD and/or PharmD or terminal degree with expertise in a biomedical or pharmaceutical science.
Experience as postdoctoral fellow or independent researcher in academia or industry preferred.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Application Process & Requirements: 

To assure full consideration, applications must include:

a curriculum vitae or resume

Applications will be sought until the position is filled. Nominations and applicant inquiries can be sent to Robert Moore via e-mail at [email protected] or at 501-686-7272.

This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).