Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical and Translational Science, College of Pharmacy

Employer
University of Texas at Austin
Location
San Antonio, Texas
Salary
DOE
Closing date
Dec 4, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty
Specialty Area
Pharmacology
Work Setting
College / University

The UT Austin College of Pharmacy's Pharmacotherapy Division is dedicated to training and educating pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists to provide specialty pharmacotherapeutic services and to conduct translational, transdisciplinary, and other types of innovative research. Our faculty pursue clinical and translational research to help solve some of today's greatest pharmacotherapeutic challenges, with research expertise in infectious diseases, cancer, immunology, aging, metagenomics, substance use disorder, and various acute and primary care clinical specialties. The Pharmacotherapy Division is located in San Antonio, TX and faculty are jointly appointed with the UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA) School of Medicine. To help advance our mission, we are seeking a distinguished applicant to fill one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications.

Qualifications
Preferred candidates will have earned a PharmD degree from an ACPE accredited college/school of pharmacy and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas, plus a PhD degree or evidence of equivalent research experience. The candidate will be expected to compete for independent and collaborative funding from public and private sources in support of their research program, and following a start-up period, be able to support 25% of their annual salary. Experience or expertise in clinical or translational science in one or more of the following fields is preferred: infectious diseases, omics approaches to microbes and/or their hosts, immunology, aging/geroscience, oncology, or substance use disorder. Applicants wishing to be considered for appointment as an Associate Professor must have evidence of sustained extramural funding as a Principal Investigator.

The successful candidate will engage in productive interdisciplinary research, provide high-quality teaching in the College's professional and graduate educational programs, including the Translational Science PhD Program, and actively participate in university service. Rich research collaborations occur on both the UTHSA and UT Austin campuses, and in collaboration with the UT Health School of Public Health. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive start-up package and generous office and laboratory space on the UTHSA campus. We seek candidates who are committed to, and will contribute to, diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.

How to Apply
This institution is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants may access this position at apply.interfolio.com/115269. Applicants will be prompted to submit their letter of intent; a detailed curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; a statement summarizing how their research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service contributes to diversity and inclusion; and a summary of current and planned research directed to an extramurally funded research program in Clinical and Translational Sciences. Applicants must submit a list of five references. Applications received before January 15, 2023 will receive first consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 2023.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. Background check conducted on applicant selected.

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