Assistant Professor of Pharmacy (req14887)

  • University of New Mexico
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

 Posting Number

Employment Type: Faculty

Faculty Type

Hiring Department
COP Pharmaceutical Sciences (553A)

Academic Location
College of Pharmacy

Benefits Eligible
The 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 Assistant Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program and provide instruction to undergraduate (B.S.), professional (Pharm.D.) and graduate (M.S., Ph.D.) students. Additional responsibilities include providing service to the College/University and broader scientific community and contributing to the vision, mission, and strategic plan of the College and the Department.

UNM has one of the most diverse student bodies of any flagship university in the nation, and is one of only a handful of Hispanic-Serving Institutions in the U.S. that has a Carnegie Classification of Highest Research Activity ("R1"). The UNM College of Pharmacy is highly ranked in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding among US colleges of pharmacy and is part of the Health Sciences Center (HSC). Junior investigators will find a rich network of collaborators to help build/strengthen their research programs. For example, the HSC campus currently has three Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, focused on metals, autophagy and metabolism, and brain and behavioral health. Additional opportunities for collaboration exist 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 the 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.


Minimum Qualifications :

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Toxicology, or a closely related discipline in biomedical or health sciences
  • A record of research productivity as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications
  • Current authorization to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Evidence of an innovative research focus that builds on current programmatic strengths of the College.
  • A demonstrated record of teaching experience and mentoring in a relevant academic environment with diverse groups of students.
  • Experience with extramural grant applications.
  • Strong record of publications.
  • Evidence of leadership.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application Instructions

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A complete application consists of: (1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a signed letter of interest that addresses each minimum and preferred qualification for the position; (3) a brief (2-3 page) research plan; and (4) the names, addresses and contact information for three references.
For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Anne DiBello, 505-272-0369.

For Best Consideration
For best consideration, please apply by 5/15/2021. This position will remain open until filled.


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