Open Rank

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

December 23, 2021

Description

Posting Information Department SOP-DPMP - 452400

Posting Open Date 11/22/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Open Rank Appointment Type Open Rank Vacancy ID FAC0003806 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on experience and qualifications. Proposed Start Date 02/07/2022

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (www. pharmacy.unc.edu) is one of five health science schools (Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, Medicine) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is one of the oldest health science academic programs at Chapel Hill. The School teaches approximately 600 PharmD students, 100 PhD students, and 20 Master's students. The School has built a reputation for its continued pursuit of excellence, rigorous education and training programs, cutting-edge multidisciplinary research, progressive pharmacy practices, efficient business operations, and its outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The School was named the number one School of Pharmacy in the U.S. by the U.S. News and World Report. The School has experienced unprecedented growth and success and continues to strategically position itself for sustained impact, as articulated in the School's Strategic Plan (https: // pharmacy.unc.edu/about/ospa/strategic- plan/)

Our vision is to be the preeminent school of pharmacy where leaders in practice, education, and research are developed and nurtured. We are Advancing Medicine for Life through innovation and collaboration in pharmacy practice, education, research, and public service.

Position Summary

The Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics (DPMP) (https: // pharmacy.unc.edu/divisions/dpmp/) in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy invites applications for a 12-month tenure track, open rank position. The ideal candidate will have research expertise in drug delivery and/or pharmaceutics with a significant focus in neuroscience. Research focus in neuroscience is of strategic importance within the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well as the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Specifically, priority areas of focus for neuroscience research within the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy include neurodevelopmental disorders, leveraging existing UNC expertise in epilepsy, rare neurological diseases, and autism; neurodegeneration, building off existing work in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease; and opioid use disorders. Additionally, candidates with machine learning, synthetic biology, or computational modeling approaches applied to drug delivery will be of particular interest. We are seeking a candidate who has already established or possesses the potential to establish a competitive and independent research program. The successful candidate must have a strong track record of publications that demonstrate innovation and an interest in translating novel technologies into real-world impact for patients. Candidates are expected to contribute to the education and training of students in both the Doctoral of Pharmaceutical Sciences (PhD) graduate program and the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) professional program in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

PhD. degree in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Engineering, or a closely related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

- A strong track record of publications that demonstrate innovation and an interest in translating novel technologies into real-world impact for patients. - Established or possesses the potential to establish a competitive and independent research program. - Candidates with machine learning, synthetic biology, or computational modeling approaches applied to drug delivery will be of particular interest.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority in accordance with the Clery Act. This position will be required to report Clery crimes to the Clery Compliance Manager and complete annual training about reporting responsibilities.

Special Instructions

Apply online at https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/216337 with a cover letter, CV/resume, a list of at least four (4) professional references with their full contact information, and a detailed statement of research program and interests. Direct all inquiries to the search committee chair:

Juliane Nguyen, Ph.D.

E-mail: julianen@email.unc.edu

Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The School's vision is grounded in our aspiration to be a diverse and inclusive community of people who accelerate new thinking and ideas in education, research, and practice that have a positive impact on human health worldwide. We envision a school that reflects, in all its dimensions, the population it serves.

In your application materials please include a separate diversity statement that outlines examples of your commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, as well as how you will contribute to an inclusive environment at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Upload your diversity statement as “Other Document”

Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/216337

Department Contact Name and Title Mac Balatico, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email mac.t.balatico@unc.edu Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Other Document
  • List of References
  • Research Statement
  • Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest degree?
  • PhD
  • MD
  • PharmD
  • DDS
  • DVM
  • JD
  • MLS/MIS
  • Masters
  • Other
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