Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Pharmaceutical Sciences

Wilmington, North Carolina
Dec 06, 2017
Jan 05, 2018
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Pharmaceutical
Job Type
Full time

Summary of Position
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for an endowed, tenure track faculty position in the broad area of pharmaceutical chemistry at the assistant, associate or full professor level. The successful candidate is expected to maintain excellence in research with a vigorous, externally funded program, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, particularly in pharmaceutical chemistry. The candidate is also expected to have a significant influence on the development of our new graduate program with focus in pharmaceutical chemistry. For more information concerning the department, please visit

Minimum Requirements
A PhD and post-doctoral and/or significant industrial experience, is required.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Chemistry & Biochemistry at UNCW offers exciting, student oriented programs that award Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS,ACS Certified) and Master of Science (MS) degrees. A significant portion of the training takes place in our laboratories, both those associated with courses, and those involving research in Marine and Atmospheric Science, Biochemistry, Organic and Inorganic Synthesis, Computational and Physical Chemistry, Chemical Education, and most recently, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, all of which incorporate our state of the art instrumentation ( In addition to rigorous courses in all aspects of chemistry, most of our undergraduate students and all of our local graduate students carry out research under the direct supervision of our outstanding faculty.

College/School Information
At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,500 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement
NC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions
Application materials must include a letter of application, CV, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and contact information for three professional references. The statement of teaching interests should indicate courses that the candidate would like to develop in the pharmaceutical chemistry area, and include the topics to be covered. These materials must be submitted through the online application system. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Sridhar Varadarajan ( Contact Libbie Schaffer ( for questions regarding the online application system.
Position details and full applicant instructions can be found at

Priority Consideration Information
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 8, 2018; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.