Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
Washington State University - Spokane, WA

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The College of Pharmacy at Washington State University (WSU), invites applications for tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor (commensurate with experience) in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active, extramurally-funded research program in the general area of drug discovery, drug delivery and novel targets, to mentor graduate students and fellows, and to teach in the professional and graduate curricula in topic areas related to Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Position Details:
The College of Pharmacy currently is co-located on WSU's main campus in Pullman and its Health Sciences campus in Spokane, and plans to consolidate in Spokane by early 2014. The College's intent is to substantially build its research and graduate education capacity across its four academic units: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy, and Nutrition/Exercise Physiology. Areas of special interest include pharmacogenetics and genomics, drug discovery, delivery and novel targets, quantitative methods, and the interface between nutrition and drug therapy.

Position Details Continued:
Complete with a rich cultural scene, historic neighborhoods, urban appeal, and easy access to four-season outdoor recreation, Spokane supplies a high quality of life with a low cost-of-living. The Riverpoint campus, which lies at the heart of the developing University District and enjoys a premier location along the Spokane River, is home to Washington State University Division of Health Sciences and also houses programs from and Eastern Washington University and the University of Washington. Spokane is also within an easy drive of Seattle, Portland, British Columbia, and the scenic playgrounds of north Idaho and western Montana.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:
Applicants must have an advanced degree (M.D., PharmD., or Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related discipline) before start of employment. The Assistant Professor candidate must possess a track record of accomplishment to demonstrate the potential to become an outstanding scholar and educator. The Associate Professor candidate must possess the a track record of accomplishment demonstrating he/she is an outstanding scholar and educator with an active, nationally recognized, extramurally-funded, research program. The Professor candidate must possess a track record of accomplishment demonstrating he/she is an outstanding scholar and educator with an active, internationally recognized, extramurally-funded, research program.

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Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to applicants who have a demonstrated ability to teach pharmacology and/or pharmacogenomics at the graduate level.

Special Notification to Applicant
Screening of applications will begin March 23, 2013, and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. To apply visit: Applications must include the following materials: 1) A letter of application describing your professional goals, relevant academic preparation, and experience; 2) A current curriculum vitae; and 3) Name, title, organization, phone number and e-mail address for four people willing to serve as employment references.

Please contact Vicki Burnham, Assistant to the Dean, at or 509-335-4750 for questions or confidential expressions of interest about this position.

Screening Begin Date:

Posting Close date
Open Until Filled

Required Applicant Documents
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Reference Contact Info

Background Check
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

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