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Assistant Professor, Research, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Neuropharmacology

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Job Overview

The James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences. We seek an interdisciplinary scientist with expertise in neuropharmacology. Research areas of particular interest include neuroinflammatory processes, neurodegenerative disorders or substance abuse. The College is located in the heart of the Academic Health Center, providing modern infrastructure and ample opportunities for collaborations with both basic and clinical programs, including the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute and Neurobiology Research Center.

Faculty members are expected to develop/maintain a competitive, externally-funded research program, have a strong commitment to graduate and professional education (MS/PhD and PharmD programs), and contribute to our vigorous collaborative environment.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct and teach assigned undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses and seminars.
  • Attend meetings, participate in governance, prepare materials for teaching.
  • Evaluate and develop curriculum for department and/or college.
  • Serve as an academic adviser for students and evaluate student coursework.
  • Serve on college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Serve on graduate committees, supervise laboratories (where appropriate),
  • Independent study activities, and off-campus learning.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of his or her responsibilities.
  • Render service to the professional or lay community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all university-related communications.
  • Other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

PhD, MD, or equivalent degree in Pharmacology or related field; minimum of 2 years of postdoctoral experience; and evidence of significant and relevant research accomplishments.

Required Education

Doctorate or terminal degree from a regionally accredited college or university of recognized standing in a field appropriate to the requirements of the position. For positions within Performing and Studio Arts or Nursing, an appropriate Master’s degree may replace the Doctoral requirement.

Application Process

Review of applications will begin in February 2022, and the search will remain open until an appointment is made. Applicants should refer to the College of Pharmacy website (https://pharmacy.uc.edu/) to learn more about the College of Pharmacy and UC.
To be considered for this position please upload:
•    CV/Resume
•    Cover Letter
•    List of three references (including contact information)
•    A summary of future research plans
•    a personal statement summarizing your contributions (or potential contributions) to diversity, inclusion and leadership


Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.


Questions regarding the open faculty position should be directed to Dr. Gary Gudelsky, Faculty Search Committee: Gary.Gudelsky@uc.edu





Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 79841


Assistant Professor, Research, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Neuropharmacology

Date:  May 13, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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