Research Assistant Professor

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jul 2, 2024

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Research Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy (pc.pharmacy.ufl.edu/), University of Florida, invites applications for a non-tenure-track, Research Assistant Professor position. Applicants should have experience in Pharmacokinetics (PK) and/or Pharmacodynamics (PD) and/or Clinical Pharmacology and/or Pharmacometrics and/or Quantitative Systems Pharmacology and be able to teach these topics to graduate students and students enrolled in the online certificate/MS programs.

Areas of specialization within pharmaceutics should complement the interests of the Department of Pharmaceutics and the Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology. We seek those with expertise in the areas of Pharmacometrics and Quantitative Systems Pharmacology with focus on model-informed drug development. This position will be located at the UF Research and Academic Center at Lake Nona in Orlando, FL. Campus information is available at lakenona.ufhealth.org/.

Additional information on the Department of Pharmaceutics and the College of Pharmacy is available at the website: pc.pharmacy.ufl.edu/

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy values the benefit of having a team that consists of diverse talents, skills, strengths, points of view and experiences. The college is committed to cultivating an environment where everyone is respected for their intrinsic value, and developing the next generation of clinicians and scientists who will positively impact the health of others. We’re committed to creating a working environment where everyone can be heard and recognized for their contributions. In recognition of such efforts, the College of Pharmacy is the 3-time recipient of the Insight into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Employment Benefits include:

  • Health Insurance: UF participates in state- and university-sponsored benefits programs for individuals, families and domestic partners, and offers voluntary insurance that includes vision, dental, long-term disability and more.
  • Retirement Options: Attractive options include Florida Retirement System Pension Plan, State University System Optional Retirement Program, Florida Retirement System Investment Plan, and Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan.
  • Leave: UF Faculty and Staff enjoy a generous paid leave plan as well as access to a sick-leave pool, maternity/paternity leave, and leave payouts.

To learn more visit: hr.ufl.edu/benefits

Minimum Requirements:

The successful applicant will hold a PharmD or PhD Degree (or equivalent) in pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical sciences, or a related field. Training in Quantitative (Pre)Clinical Pharmacology with demonstrated expertise in Pharmacometrics and/or Quantitative System Pharmacology will be considered critical attributes of successful candidates.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicant will have a strong research and publication record in Quantitative Pharmacology. Proficiency in various quantitative modeling techniques or understanding PK and PD of large and small molecules will be beneficial. Excellent teaching, communication, and administrative skills are highly desirable. Prior experience in delivering online education and proof of externally funded research is desirable.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Application review will begin when a viable candidate pool is established.

Interested applicants should apply online and submit:

  • A letter of interest (limited to 2 pages)
  • A curriculum vitae (please see statement below regarding CV requirements)
  • Document outlining their teaching philosophy (1 page)
  • Brief statement of research interests (2-3 pages)
  • Contact information for at least three professional/academic references. Three letters of recommendation will be required for final candidates.

As a part of our review for research and research support positions, we look for a full CV which includes all professional appointments/engagements, all post-secondary education, and all publications from post-secondary education and all respective dates. Please be sure to not use acronyms in your CV. This CV should include names of entities associated with any projects.

This position will be located at the UF Research and Academic Center at Lake Nona in Orlando, FL

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript / proof of degree to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy values the benefit of having a team that consists of diverse talents, skills, strengths, points of view and experiences. The college is committed to cultivating an environment where everyone is respected for their intrinsic value, and developing the next generation of clinicians and scientists who will positively impact the health of others. We’re committed to creating a working environment where everyone can be heard and recognized for their contributions. In recognition of such efforts, the College of Pharmacy is the 3-time recipient of the Insight into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.

Health Assessment Required: No