The Department of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences at Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP) seeks highly motivated applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Natural Products and Alternative Medicine. This is a 12 month, tenure track, faculty position beginning Fall 2017.
CUSP offers a professional PharmD program and MS and PhD programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The department currently employs 19 full-time faculty with research interests in drug discovery and development, pharmacology, structural biology, immunology, drug delivery, pharmacokinetics, and social and administrative sciences.
Located on the Chapman University Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine, California, CUSP will engage students in a science-based, personalized, and interdisciplinary education using flipped classroom model. Chapman University has made significant infrastructure investments to enhance biomedical and pharmaceutical research programs at the CUSP. The brand new facilities consist of modern classrooms and state-of-the-art research laboratories, vivarium, core facilities, and equipment. Additionally, the Health Science Campus is strategically located near a number of biopharmaceutical, diagnostics, and medical devices companies. More information about CUSP is available at http://www.chapman.edu/pharmacy.
Chapman University offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition for its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about Chapman University is available at http://www.chapman.edu.
A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the area of natural products, drug metabolism, or pharmacogenetics, at least two years of relevant postdoctoral experience, strong research, and a publication record commensurate with a graduate program are required. Demonstrated ability to teach at Pharm.D./graduate level and expertise complimentary to existing faculty preferred.
We are particularly interested in applicants with research and/or teaching expertise in the areas of natural products (plant, marine, or microbial) with interests in pharmacology; drug metabolism/pharmacogenetics; complementary, alternative, or integrative medicine; or nutrition.
Candidates with previous experience in pharmacy education and those having completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in pharmacy will be given priority consideration. Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s credential. For appointment at the rank of Associate professor, the candidate should have significant prior records of teaching and research experience, including transferable research grants.
The successful applicant is expected to teach in the Pharm.D. and graduate programs, mentor professional and graduate students (MS and PhD), develop and maintain a strong, extramurally-funded research program, and participate in the service activities of the department, school, and university.
Qualified applicants should electronically submit a curriculum vitae, summary of research and teaching interests, and names/titles and contact information of three references electronically at:
Dr. Reza Mehvar, Search Chair
Please use “Faculty Position Code BPS-2” in as the e-mail subject. Review of applications starts immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is planned on August 1, 2017 but is negotiable. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate.
Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.