Open Rank Faculty Position in Pharmaceutics, Drug Delivery, or Therapeutic Bioengineering

Chicago, Illinois
Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Mar 09, 2018
Apr 08, 2018
Field of specialization
Biotechnical, Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Polymers
Job Type
Full time

The University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences ( invites applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position in the field of pharmaceutics, drug delivery, or therapeutic bioengineering. Of particular interest are candidates with training and research interests in the areas of biologics, biopharmaceutical processing, formulation, and delivery. Special attention will be given to candidates whose research complements and expands our research in the areas of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and/or the human microbiome.

Applicants must have a PhD, or related doctoral degree, as well as postdoctoral training in pharmaceutics, drug delivery, or a related discipline. The ideal candidate will have already established a funded, independent research program, or possess the clear potential to do so, while demonstrating the ability to create and maintain a highly collaborative research team.

Applicants should have significant peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate productivity and the ability to perform cutting edge research. Candidates are expected to establish strong collaborations with department and college faculty. Teaching in the professional and/or graduate programs of the College of Pharmacy is required. Applicants should complete an online application and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a concise description of research interests and plans, a description of possible departmental and college collaborations, and the contact information for 3 references via the online application process at: Applications via email or fax will not be accepted. Questions may be directed to Richard A. Gemeinhart, Ph.D. (, Chair, Search Committee. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until filled. For fullest consideration, submit full application materials by April 16, 2018.

The UIC College of Pharmacy is in the heart of the Illinois Medical District, and is an integral member of the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System which also includes the UIC Medical Center, College of Medicine, and four additional health science colleges. The College of Pharmacy is ranked among the top five U.S. colleges of pharmacy in total funding from the National Institutes of Health and among the top six overall by the US News & World Report.

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer (AA/EOE). Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.