Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, NMR Spectroscopy
The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, Department of BioMolecular Sciences is searching for an assistant, associate or full professor for a fulltime, 12-month, tenure-track/tenured position. We seek candidates with expertise in innovative use of NMR and other spectroscopic techniques, natural products sourcing and bioactivity evaluation, with applications in particular to the four key areas of research in our School of Pharmacy, cancer, cardiometabolic disorders, neuroscience/drugs of abuse and infectious diseases. The candidates should demonstrate a distinguished and innovative research program (as evidenced by a significant publication record and the potential to secure extramural funding) and a commitment to excellence in education. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to graduate education in NMR. Applicants applying for the higher ranks should have a nationally-recognized research program with recurrent success in securing extramural funding and excellent teaching credentials.
The University of Mississippi is the flagship university for the State of Mississippi, and is a world-class public research university. The School of Pharmacy is on the main campus in Oxford, a community of approximately 19,000 residents that has been recognized nationally as one of America’s best places to live. The Chronicle of Higher Education has named The University of Mississippi as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For.” The Department of BioMolecular Sciences has 14 full-time faculty with research emphases in medicinal chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacology, and environmental toxicology. The faculty have affiliations with the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and collaborative opportunities in the National Center for Natural Products Research, USA’s only such center. The department has teaching responsibilities in the Pharm.D. (Doctor of Pharmacy) program as well as in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
A Ph.D. in NMR spectroscopy, Pharmacognosy, Natural Products Chemistry, or a related field and postdoctoral research experience is required.
Applicants should provide a cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position and also submit: a one-page executive summary of research plans; a five-page statement of future research plans; a statement of teaching philosophy; a list of teaching experience or teaching dossier; a curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of four references. We strongly encourage applicants from all underrepresented groups. Applications must be submitted through The University of Mississippi’s online employment site at https://jobs.olemiss.edu. Prior to applying for the position, prepare electronic versions of the documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. Review of applications will continue until an adequate applicant pool has been reached. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application. Upon hire, faculty members of the University must provide official transcripts of their prior education. For additional information please contact, Prof. Robert Doerksen, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org, 662-915-5880.
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