Job Description

Open Rank of Pharmacy

Posting Numberreq11193
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentSOM Faculty Affairs (117A)
Academic LocationCollege of Pharmacy
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The College of Pharmacy at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center invites applications for a full-time 12-month tenure track faculty position in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Associate/Full Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to grow an established extramurally funded research program and provide instruction to undergraduate (B.S.), professional (Pharm.D.) and graduate students (M.S., Ph.D.). Additional responsibilities include providing service to the College/University and broader scientific community and leadership to the College and the Department.

The UNM College of Pharmacy is part of the Health Sciences campus in the State’s largest health complex. It ranks 29th among 143 US colleges of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding. This position offers excellent opportunities for collaboration within large programmatic research areas, including the UNM Metal Exposure and Toxicity Assessment on Tribal Lands in the Southwest Superfund Research Program Center, and the UNM Community Environmental Health Program working with the Navajo Nation Communities on the health risks connected to mining. Additional opportunities for collaboration exist with University investigators affiliated with the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the School of Medicine, the Clinical and Translational Sciences Center, and the Center for Biomedical Engineering, as well as researchers outside of UNM at the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute and local National Laboratories. In addition to a highly collegial and intellectually stimulating academic environment, the University of New Mexico is located in the historically rich Southwest, an area of the country noted for its geographic beauty, pleasant climate, cultural diversity, and year-round recreational activities.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Toxicology, closely related discipline in biomedical or health sciences
  • Currently funded research program
  • Current authorization to work in the U.S

Preference Qualifications

  • Evidence of an innovative research focus that builds on current programmatic strengths, particularly in the area of environmental health sciences/toxicology, pharmacogenomics, or cancer
  • Strong publication record
  • Experience teaching and mentoring in a relevant academic environment
  • Academic leadership.
Application InstructionsA complete application consist of: (1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a signed letter of interest that addresses each minimum and preferred qualification for the position (3) names, addresses and contact information for three references. For inquiries regarding this position, please contact April Rodriguez,

amrodriguez@salud.unm.edu

505-272-9767.
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 1/15/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

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