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Academic Pharmacometrics Position available

From: Richard Brundage <brund001>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 17:40:36 -0600

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor - Pharmacometrics

College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota

Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology,
The University of Minnesota’s College of Pharmacy (COP), Department=
Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology (ECP) invites applications for the
position of Assistant or Associate Professor. Our faculty are committed to
our common mission which is to advance the science, teaching, and practice
of human pharmacology and therapeutics to improve the safe, effective, and
economical use of medications in patients. Our faculty are also committed
to the education of Pharm.D. and graduate students who together, with our
staff, work to discover, apply and disseminate new knowledge to support our
mission. Candidates who share our Department’s commitment to outst=
research, innovative teaching and leadership in the optimization of drug
therapy, are encouraged to apply. The COP is ranked among the outstanding
pharmacy education and research institutions in the world. It is located
within one of the largest academic health centers in the U.S., with
nationally recognized programs in public health, medicine, nursing,
dentistry, and veterinary medicine.

Major campus research facilities include a Clinical and Translational
Science Institute, the University of Minnesota Super Computing Institute,
Genomics Center and Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Department houses
the Clinical Pharmacology Analytical Services facility and the Center for
Forecasting Drug Response. In addition, numerous affiliated health care
systems with exceptional research and educational programs partner with the
COP. The Twin Cities also has a large number of cutting-edge biomedical
companies eager to collaborate with the academic community. The close
proximity of the College to this research-rich environment provides
unequaled opportunity for faculty to excel.

The Candidate must have research experience or received training that will
enable the establishment of a program of clinical/translational research
with a specific focus of expertise in the area of pharmacometrics. We are
seeking individuals who will complement our existing strengths in
pharmacometrics by contributing to a field-shaping dimension such as
quantitative systems biology, disease modeling, methodological aspects, or
computational skills. Ideal candidates will understand the profession of
pharmacy; will complement other departmental strengths including
pharmacogenomics, drug metabolism and pharmacotherapeutic research
expertise within select therapeutic areas; and will contribute to the
instruction of professional pharmacy and graduate students.

Successful candidates will possess an earned doctorate (e.g., Pharm.D.,
M.D., Ph.D.). A record of strong academic, industrial, or organizational
leadership and collaboration, as well as evidence of excellent teaching and
communication skills will strengthen the application. Candidates must be
eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at
the time of employment. The University of Minnesota offers an exceptional
benefit package including the faculty retirement program and excellent
medical, dental and disability insurance programs. A competitive salary
and start-up package are offered commensurate with the candidate’s
experience and skills.

Application instructions and a complete job description may be found at For specific
questions about this position, please contact the search chair, Richard
Brundage, Pharm.D., Ph.D.brund001

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer

Richard C. Brundage, PharmD, PhD, FISoP
Professor, Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
Distinguished University Teaching Professor
University of Minnesota
717 Delaware St SE; Room 464
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Received on Thu Jan 21 2016 - 18:40:36 EST

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