The University of Minnesota’s College of Pharmacy, Duluth campus (CoPD), Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences (PPPS) invites nominations and applications for the position of Full (tenure), Associate (tenure) or Assistant Professor (tenure-track) for a 12 month (100%) appointment. This opening represents a dynamic opportunity for an individual to complement our Department’s commitment to outstanding research, innovative teaching and leadership in the optimization of drug therapy.
Candidates with scholarly interests in neuroscience are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with research expertise complementary to existing PPPS Department, College of Pharmacy, Twin Cities and University of Minnesota, Duluth Bio-Medical research programs. These research programs include: pain; neuromuscular disease; brain barriers biology; drug transport in the central nervous system; neurologic disease drug development; and neurodevelopment. Additionally candidates with research expertise in the areas of neuro-oncology; neuro-inflammation; neuro-immunology; muscular dystrophy; and myotonic dystrophy will be given preference.
Candidates are expected to develop/maintain an independent, vigorous, externally-funded research program and contribute to the department’s goal of building a thriving collaborative cadre of scientists. The candidate is expected to work with faculty on both the Duluth and Twin Cities campuses and is encouraged to develop national and international collaborations.
Didactic teaching in the Doctor of Pharmacy and graduate programs relevant to the candidates’ area of disciplinary expertise and within the pharmaceutical sciences discipline will be required and assigned under the direction of the Department Head.
In addition to teaching, the candidate will serve on Department and College committees as well as engage in other service.