Assistant Professor – Tenure Track (Medicinal Chemistry)

St. John's University
New York City, New York (US)
commensurate with qualifications
Sep 14, 2017
Oct 14, 2017
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Field of specialization
Medicinal / Clinical
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at St. John’s University, NY invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in medicinal chemistry starting Fall 2018. An earned Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry or related area is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Responsibilities include establishing an active research program in medicinal chemistry that will attract external funding, mentoring students, and teaching graduate and undergraduate students in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. All fields of medicinal chemistry will be considered with a preference for candidates with expertise in bioconjugate chemistry and immunotherapeutics. An excellent startup package is provided by the University and a large fraction of the department’s graduate students are supported by graduate assistantships, teaching fellowships and university fellowships.

The Department has 37 faculty with research interests in medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmacology, industrial pharmacy/pharmaceutics. The Department offers both the MS and Ph.D. degrees. Modern instrumentation and AAALAC-accredited facilities are available.

All applications must be made online. A complete application must consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a short description of research plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruiting process.

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.