Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Midwestern University

The Department of Pharmacology at Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in pharmacology or a closely related field, at least two years of post-doctoral experience, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the delivery of team-taught pharmacology courses for osteopathic medical, pharmacy, and other health professions students. In addition, the individual will fill a critical role in the development of an ophthalmological pharmacology course for Midwestern University’s new Chicago College of Optometry. Applicants are expected to establish an independent research program capable of attracting extramural/NIH funding. Field of research is open, but ideally will complement ongoing departmental projects in the areas of toxicology, molecular pharmacology, immunopharmacology, and cardiovascular pharmacology. Applicants are expected to participate in course administration and service activities within the university and the general scientific community. Tentative start date is January 2018.

Interested applicants should submit an application packet through MWU’s online job board:
1. Visit www.midwestern.edu
2. In the Quick Links section, select ’employment at MWU’
3. Under Resources, select ’employment at MWU’
4. For a list of current openings, select ‘click here’
5. Select Faculty for Category and Illinois for location

Your application packet should include:
• Cover letter
• CV
• Contact information for 3 references
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Statement or research interests and plans

Applicants may send inquiries to: Phillip Kopf, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Pharmacology, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, 555 31st St., Downers Grove, Illinois, 60515, pkopf@midwestern.edu.

Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and post-graduate education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses, one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,000 full-time students are enrolled in graduate allied health programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, and additional allied health programs. Over 500 full-time faculty members and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect for all members of the health care team, service, interdisciplinary scholarly activity, and personal growth. We encourage you to visit www.midwestern.edu for additional details about our dynamic University.

The Downers Grove, IL campus is located on a beautiful, wooded, 105 acre campus just 20 miles west of Chicago, IL. There is easy train and expressway access to the academic, cultural, and recreational amenities of the city and greater Chicagoland area.