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TT Faculty position - Chem Bio - Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University/Pharmacology Dept
Cleveland, Ohio
Negotiable with experience
Closing date
Mar 10, 2024

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Medicinal / Clinical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Pharmacology at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for an open-rank tenure or tenure-track faculty position. The search seeks to identify outstanding applicants with expertise in innovative chemical biology techniques to advance mechanistic understanding of disease and develop new therapeutic and diagnostic tools. The approaches may include chemoproteomics, the design and development of novel chemical probes, synthetic medicinal chemistry, protein engineering, and advanced computational methods. The candidate's research area will align with the department’s existing strengths in molecular oncology, visual sciences, infectious diseases, cellular signaling, and neurological disorders.


Synergy exists with other interdepartmental research centers throughout the university, including the Therapeutics Discovery and Development Collaborative, the Chemical Biology Program, the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Center for Mitochondrial Disease and Therapeutics, the Cleveland Center for Membrane and Structural Biology, and the Center for RNA Science and Therapeutics. The Department has vigorous interdisciplinary graduate programs (MS and PhD), and actively engages in medical and dental education. Graduate education is supported by two NIH sponsored training grants administered within the department. The Department of Pharmacology offers competitive startup packages, excellent laboratory space and core facilities, and a highly collaborative environment.  


Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD with a strong record of research accomplishments. Successful candidates are expected to develop innovative and externally funded research programs, participate in departmental education programs, and contribute to service opportunities. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level will have significant postdoctoral research experience with the potential for developing an extramurally funded and nationally recognized research program; candidates at the Associate Professor level will lead a funded and nationally recognized research program; and candidates at the Professor level will be internationally recognized leaders. Rank and tenure designation will be commensurate with experience.


How to Apply: Please send a cover letter for your application, curriculum vitae, description of research plan (2-4 pages), and a statement of commitment to teaching and diversity to: 




Pharmacology Faculty Search Committee



Applicants for an Assistant Professor position should also arrange for three references to send recommendation letters separately to the same address. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis. The candidate’s diversity statement should address how their research, teaching, or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field. Questions may be directed to


Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. The University is dedicated to fostering an environment of inclusive excellence. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216.368.3066 or to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis. 




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