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Midwestern University Assistant Professor - AZ - Pharmacology in Glendale, Arizona


The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the College of Pharmacy Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree, candidates with postdoctoral experience will be preferred. Candidates must have at least 1-2 years of previous pharmacology related experience. Individuals in all areas of pharmacological research are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to candidates who have demonstrated research efforts and productivity in the broad areas of Toxicology or Pharmacology with a focus on neurophysiology, neurodegenerative diseases, CNS disorders, primary and secondary mitochondrial diseases, cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

Besides pursuing his or her research interest, a major role of the successful candidate will be teaching students within the professional pharmacy program in the areas of Pharmacology and Pathophysiology of major human diseases.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are expected. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and develop a rigorous research program capable of attracting extramural funding. Midwestern University has an active research community with diverse interests that provides ample opportunity for collaborative research. A start-up package, office and research space, core facilities, and technical support will be provided.

Qualified and interested applicants should submit their application through In completing the online application, please include:

  • A separate cover letter clearly stating the academic rank sought

  • CV

  • Brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy

  • Summary of research plans

  • Three references

Any questions can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair:

Volkmar Weissig, Sc.D., Ph.D.Professor and ChairDepartment of Pharmaceutical

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and postgraduate education for students in the health sciences. Please visit our website at for more information about our campus and programs.

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

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