Endowed Chair

UCI Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Irvine, California
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jan 15, 2023

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Job Type
Full time
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The University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position at multiple ranks (assistant, associate, or full professor) in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Final candidate will be nominated for an Endowed Chair in the Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute and the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute in the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences at UCI offers integrative healthcare that incorporates research, teaching, and education into patient care, in the classroom and local community. The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and pharmacists involved in cutting-edge drug discovery research.

Ideal candidates will have an exemplary record of scholarly activities leading toward a deeper understanding of human health and wellness through translational studies that reveal the molecular mechanisms of bioactive compounds or complementary interventions combining atypical practices with conventional medicine.

Research areas of particular interest include:
● Discovery/synthesis of biologically active natural products
● Chemical biology tool development for elucidating drug MOA / molecular
● Synthetic biology approaches to drug discovery
● Discovery of novel biomarkers that advance early disease detection
● Molecular approaches that couple translational research to clinical trials
● Identification of bioactive natural products (esp. plant-derived)
● Plant chemistry, biotechnology and phytochemistry

Institutional Reference Check

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence; where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. In support of this commitment, and as a means to address all forms of academic misconduct, UC Irvine will conduct an institutional reference check on recruitment finalists of Senate Ladder-Rank Professor and Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e. assistant, associate, full), prior to extending a formal offer of appointment. Applications submitted via AP Recruit must include a signed copy of the Authorization to Release Information Form for consideration.

Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD, PharmD, MD, or combinations thereof.

Application Requirements Document requirements

Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)

References will not be contacted prior to discussion with applicant.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07901 Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location Irvine, CA

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