Associate/Full Professor (77936)

University of Florida (Gainesville)

United States

August 21, 2021


Job Description

The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research ( invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month tenure-eligible faculty position at the rank of Associate or full Professor. This is an exciting opportunity to join the PTR faculty at the Gainesville campus of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida.

The selected candidate will be expected to establish a program of research in areas relating to cancer health disparities and health equity. Responsibilities include research, teaching, and active participation in the department and College. The successful candidate will have the opportunity for a leadership role in the Florida-California Cancer Research, Education & Engagement (CaRE2) Center. The CaRE2 Center is a collaboration between the University of Florida (UF), Florida A&M University (FAMU), and the University of Southern California-Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center (USC- NCCC) to eliminate cancer health disparities in Florida, California and nationally. The long-term goals of the CaRE2 center are to reduce cancer disparities in Blacks and Latinos, to train and increase the pool of underrepresented Black and Latino scientists conducting health disparity research, to increase research capacity at FAMU, and to increase cancer disparity research at UF and USC-NCCC.

The University of Florida is a comprehensive research-intensive university that includes a full range of academic departments and programs. The University of Florida, a member of the AAU, is the largest and most comprehensive public university in the State of Florida, with large undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate educational programs. The UF Health Science Center is comprised of six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. They include the colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine.

The College of Pharmacy is partnered closely with major centers and institutes located at the University of Florida, including the UF Health Cancer Center, the UF Genetics Institute, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and the Emerging Pathogens Institute, all of which provide state-of-the-art environments and access to large data sets for faculty collaboration. Gainesville offers an unparalleled college town environment with outstanding private and public schools, inexpensive housing, superb year-round recruitment opportunities and a temperate climate.

Job Qualifications

Applicants should have a doctoral degree (e.g., PharmD, PhD) and experience that merits appointment as an associate or full Professor. Excellent teaching and communication skills are essential. The well-qualified candidate will have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement, academic program administration, teaching and mentoring, and leadership experience consistent with the rank of associate or full professor. FDLE Criminal Background Check Required.


Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a viable applicant pool is established and the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit an online application that includes a cover letter summarizing accomplishments and qualifications for this position; current and future research plans; curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references. Applications will be kept confidential, and references will not be contacted without the permission of applicants. All applicants should include a statement regarding experience, goals/plans to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the cover letter.

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy strives to stimulate a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within an exceptional community of students, faculty, and staff. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to developing leaders who respect, support and have a positive impact on all individuals.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript 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 https:// www.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment 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.


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