The Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at High Point University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Pharmacology (Cardiovascular) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (commensurate with experience) in the Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however, candidates are encouraged to submit their application materials prior to July 1, 2021, to ensure full consideration. The tentative start date is Fall 2021. The Department has a strong commitment to education and research and seeks to recruit individuals with particular interest in biochemical and cellular analysis, in vitro and/or in vivo models, receptor-ligand interactions, target characterization, analytical chemistry and/or bioinformatics. The Department is strongly research-oriented with faculty from diverse scientific disciplines and backgrounds who share a common interest in discovering, developing and optimizing drug therapies. Research programs span various aspects of drug design and synthesis, in silico and PK/PD modeling, molecular and systems pharmacology, drug delivery and analysis.
Cover letter describing your professional goals, academic preparation, and experience
Current curriculum vitae
Statement of research interests and philosophy
Statement of teaching/mentoring philosophy
Contact information for three professional references
For additional information regarding this position, please contact the Dr. Aurijit Sarkar (firstname.lastname@example.org), chair of the faculty search committee.
PhD. in pharmacology, physiology, toxicology or related biomedical science field
Experience and Training:
Postdoctoral experience and strong academic credentials in the discipline of pharmacology, physiology, toxicology or related field
Medical or pharmacy academic teaching experience.
Potential to procure and sustain extramural research funding
Develop and maintain a research program
Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Contribute to the educational and research missions of the Department, School and University
Record of excellence in teaching and research, and a commitment to excellence in biomedical education and research.
Prior success in extramural funding
Participation in didactic, computational, and laboratory teaching activities covering pharmacology, physiology, and related courses within the HPU School of Pharmacy curriculum as determined by the Department Chair.
Mentor and advise students in the School of Pharmacy.
Communicate teaching and research activities through frequent and effective communication with the Department Chair.
Procure and/or maintain an externally funded research program in pharmacology or areas related to the discipline of pharmacy.
Publish scientific findings in high-quality peer-reviewed journals and present research at national and international meetings.
Integrate and enhance interactions between the basic sciences, clinical sciences and pharmacy practice in areas of research, education, and service. Translate novel technologies into clinical investigation and collaborate with other basic researchers or clinical investigators.
Advance the service missions of the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy and High Point University to meet community needs. Act as a representative and advocate for the department, the school of pharmacy and the University.
Actively participate in committees within the department, School, University and in professional and governmental organizations.
Supervise and annually evaluate support staff in the laboratory.
Undertake other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chair of BPS.
Internal Number: R0002168
About High Point University
High Point University is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher learning located in High Point, North Carolina. Founded in 1924, the university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers 47 undergraduate majors, 51 undergraduate minors and 12 graduate-degree majors. At High Point University, the faculty and staff are devoted to ensuring every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. High Point University is a God, family and country school. The Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy is located in the Congdon Hall which also houses the Congdon School of Health Sciences. Faculty members within the department have expertise in pharmacology, with particular emphasis in metabolism and neuroscience, medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutics. High Point University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses. The University consi...ders a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core component of our mission and encourages all applicants to apply.