Assistant/Associate Professor of Biotherapeutics/Immunotherapeutics (Tenure-track/Tenured) The Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, at the University of Cincinnati seeks applicants for a faculty position in Biotherapeutics and Immunotherapy research at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor (rank commensurate with credentials). Our research and graduate education programs span diverse aspects of multi-disciplinary research in Experimental Therapeutics and Biomembrane Sciences. The department is seeking to bolster its research related to biopharmaceuticals, which may include, but is not limited to mRNA, siRNA, monoclonal antibodies, antibody-drug conjugate with relevance to immunotherapies and targets therapies for cancer. This research will facilitate optimization of formulation and various delivery systems and contribute to translational research and precision medicine efforts of our Academic Health Center. Research areas that align with the focus programs in the division include neuropharmacology/neurotoxicology, cancer biology/cancer pharmacology and biomembranes/skin science. The College provides ample opportunities for collaborations with both basic and clinical programs, including the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute and Neurobiology Research Center as well as the Cancer and cell biology program.
Essential Functions The successful candidate will be expected to • Develop/maintain a competitive, externally-funded research program in their area of expertise; • Teach graduate and professional education courses in the areas of biotherapeutics and drug delivery for the MS/PhD and PharmD programs; • Establish research collaborations with agencies and investigators at UC and in the industry; • Provide service to the college and university such as on committees and peer-review panels/study sections.
The UC Academic Health Center (AHC) includes the College of Medicine College of Nursing, College of Allied Health, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy. The overall environment is conducive to excellence in teaching/mentoring and research and scholarship activities. The AHC infrastructure includes several Research Centers/Institutes including UC Cancer Center, Gardner Neurosciences Institute, Heart, Lung, and Vascular Institute and the Cincinnati Clinical and Translational Sciences and Training Institute (CCTST) and state-of-the-art of Core Facilities (https://med.uc.edu/research/core) conducive to cutting-edge collaborative/multidisciplinary research. This faculty member would potentially play a critical role in the UC Cancer Institute, Gardner neurosciences institute, CCHMC, CCTST and with biomedical engineering faculty on the West Campus. Applications materials including cover letter, CV, detailed statement of research program and interests, teaching statement (for applications at the rank of Associate Professor) and the names and contact information of three references should be submitted.
For inquiries, please contact the search committee chair.
Search Committee Chair: Dr. Nalini Kotagiri, Ph.D Email: email@example.com
Minimum Qualifications: Prior to the effective date of appointment, all of the following are required:
MD or PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field;
At least 2 years of postdoctoral experience in an area related to biotherapeutics; and At least 2 peer-reviewed publications as first author in a related research area.
To be considered at the rank of Associate, in addition to the above, all of the following are required prior to the effective date of appointment. • Experience teaching at least one graduate level course in a related area. • Evidence of prior extramural funding.
Additional Salary Information: 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.
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).
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Internal Number: 94042
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