Position title
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Univ. Utah

Position/Rank Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Tenure-line
Department 00276 - Pharmacology and Toxicology
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin 7/1/2022
The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Utah seeks applicants for a tenure-line Assistant Professor position. We welcome diverse applicants with expertise in any area of Pharmacology or Toxicology, with particular interest in applicants involved in cross-cutting research in genetics/genomics, personalized medicine, analytical sciences, and/or mechanistic and/or translational pharmacology and toxicology, particularly as they relate to cancer, neurological, cardiovascular, and metabolic and inflammatory disorders and diseases. Ideally, the applicant’s research will complement existing departmental research expertise in these areas. Applicants will be expected to develop and sustain an independent, extramurally funded research program as well as teach in the College of Pharmacy PharmD and PhD programs. The University of Utah is ideally suited to support cutting-edge research at the basic and translational levels, with a vibrant and collaborative atmosphere and state-of-the-art healthcare and research facilities.
The department is strongly committed to promoting diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive, equitable environment within the Department and, more broadly, in Education and Science. A demonstrated commitment to these values will feature prominently in the selection process of applicants. All candidates are urged to put their best effort into providing the required diversity statement for this application.
The College of Pharmacy and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is integrated with the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics and Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children’s Hospital, facilitating research involving human cohorts. The University of Utah Health campus also has a variety of research core
facilities and unique curated genetic databases to support multi-disciplinary research efforts.
For fullest consideration, materials should be received by October 15, 2021. Applicants should provide their curriculum vitae, along with a research and teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a cover letter listing names and contact information for at least three references. Applications must be submitted on-line at: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/122058 . Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Philip Moos, PhD Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology, at philip.moos@pharm.utah.edu .
The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.
EEO/Non-Discrimination Information
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.
To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:
Director/ Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)
135 Park Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu
For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/
To inquire about this posting, email:employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Please attach the following documents to your application:
-Cover Letter
-Curriculum Vitae
-Research Statement
-Teaching Statement
-Applicant Document – Other (Please attach Diversity Statement here)
NOTE : We do NOT require letters of reference at the application stage – only candidates who move forward in the interview process will be asked to have letters sent.
Open Date 09/01/2021
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02746F
Type Faculty





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Date posted
September 27, 2021
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