Assistant Professor in Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, Emory University

The Department of Pharmacology at the Emory University School of Medicine invites applications for tenure-eligible Assistant Professor positions. Applicants for other ranks will also be considered. Beginning immediately, we seek investigators who will develop independent and vigorous research programs in any area of pharmacology and chemical biology. Individuals with demonstrated research interests and accomplishments in chemical biology, molecular pharmacology, systems pharmacology, as well as innovative approaches for therapeutic discovery and disease biology are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidates will join a vibrant and collegial basic research department with extensive scientific connectivity with clinical departments and divisions across the campus, including the Winship Cancer Institute, Dept of Chemistry, Dept of Pediatrics, Dept of Medicine, Dept of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Dept of Neurology, Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, and other research units of the School of Medicine. New faculty will have immediate access to powerful research infrastructures and core facilities, including the well-recognized Emory Chemical Biology Discovery Center with state-of-the-art high-throughput screening capabilities as well as a top-ranked graduate training program in pharmacology. The Department of Pharmacology at Emory is experiencing another phase of growth with the strong commitment of the leadership of the Woodruff Health Science Center and the School of Medicine, who share a focused vision for therapeutic innovation and translational biology.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree in a relevant field of study, postdoctoral experience, and a demonstrated record of research excellence. Applicants should submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) a curriculum vitae, (iii) a brief statement of past research accomplishments, future research interests and goals, and teaching interest (<3 pages), and (iv) names and contact information for three references, in one pdf file to the Emory Pharmacology Search Committee, c/o Tanisha Haynes (tdevorc@emory.edu).

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the above e-mail address. Consideration of applications for interviews will begin by January 30, 2018. Emory University School of Medicine is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the nation’s outstanding institutions for biomedical education, research and patient care and is dedicated to training exceptional students to become leaders in academic medicine and biomedical research. It is located in a beautiful suburb of the city of Atlanta, and sits immediately adjacent to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Emory Healthcare is the largest, most comprehensive academic health system in the region.

Emory Job number: 78427BR

Emory University is an EOAA employer. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.