Assistant Professor

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL

Job posting number: #7160800 (Ref:Job ID 1020082)

Posted: July 31, 2023

Application Deadline: October 16, 2023

Job Description

The University of Illinois Chicago, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of medicinal chemistry. A PhD degree in Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, or a related discipline and relevant postdoctoral experience are required. Priority will be given to research in synthetic medicinal chemistry. Successful candidates will have the potential to develop and maintain a strong, extramurally funded, independent research program. Teaching in the professional and graduate programs of the College of Pharmacy is required.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences comprises the basic science disciplines within the College of Pharmacy at UIC. Located in the heart of the Illinois Medical District in Chicago, the UIC College of Pharmacy consistently ranks in the Top Ten U.S. Colleges of Pharmacy in total funding from the National Institutes of Health. The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is a collaborative, research-active unit with faculty organized across four program concentrations: Chemistry in Drug Discovery, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, and Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutics. Additional information about the Department is available at

The Department is committed to supporting its faculty at all levels and has a structured mentoring program in place for junior faculty. The new faculty member is expected to establish strong collaborations with the UIC faculty and will benefit from close interactions with the UICentre, UIC’s Campus-wide Drug Discovery Enterprise:
Applicants should complete an application package that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, concise description of research proposal(s), statement of teaching philosophy, statement describing their past and future efforts to support diversity, and the contact information for three references. Questions may be directed to [email protected]. For full consideration, submit the complete application dossier by Monday, October 16, 2023.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all position candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for employment to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, please visit

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Job posting number:#7160800 (Ref:Job ID 1020082)
Application Deadline:2023-10-16
Employer Location:University of Illinois at Chicago
United States
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