Assistant Professor

Virginia Commonwealth University   •  

Richmond, VA

Industry: Education.


Not Specified years

Posted 347 days ago

Position Summary and Qualifications

Mission or Goal of Unit

To provide teaching of the highest quality in Pharmaceutics at the undergraduate, professional and graduate levels, and to perform creative and meaningful research in this field , coupled with service to the department, school, university, the national and international community, and the discipline.

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal

Perform teaching at the highest standards at the undergraduate, professional and graduate levels.
Establish and maintain an extramurally funded, world-class research program with outstanding scholarly work in areas related to Pharmaceutics.
Engage in and provide the highest standard of service at the department, school, and university level, as well as to the discipline at the national and international level.


Perform duties of a tenure-track faculty member in Pharmaceutics (12 month appointment), as outlined below:

1. Teaching
Significant effort is expected to be devoted to teaching at the undergraduate, professional and graduate programs where faculty in Pharmaceutics are involved, including the PharmD curriculum and graduate program in Pharmaceutics and others.

2. Research
Significant effort is also expected so as to establish and sustain a nationally and internationally recognized research program in areas related to Pharmaceutics by securing extramural funding and demonstrating an exceptional record of scholarship.

3. Service
Effort in terms of service to the department, school and university and to the discipline is also expected.

4. Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.)


• The successful candidate will have a Doctoral degree (PhD/PharmD/MD) in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related discipline
• The qualified candidates will also have demonstrated experience or show commitment to work in and foster a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment as a faculty member at VCU.


Those candidates whose research interests expand and complement existing expertise in the department, including nanomedicine and materials science as it applies to the design and formulation of novel drug delivery systems, pharmacokinetics, and drug disposition and transport, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position Number F59410