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Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, University of Wyoming

  • Wed, November 22, 2023 11:28 AM
    Message # 13282572

    The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives

    JOB TITLE:   

    Pharmaceutical Sciences/Pharmacology Assistant Professor


    The School of Pharmacy in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track position in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor (9-month appointment).  We seek an outstanding scientist whose research addresses basic or translational questions in broadly defined pharmaceutical sciences field. Candidates with a variety of expertise including but not limited to cellular, molecular, genomic, physiological, and behavioral approaches will be considered. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose research focuses in the area of neuropharmacology/toxicology. This position offers outstanding research resources associated with the federally funded Wyoming Sensory Biology Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in addition to a competitive salary and startup package. The candidate will be expected to develop a strong, extramurally funded research program that complements the expertise of our current faculty. The successful candidate is expected to utilize and strengthen the many core facilities at the University of Wyoming, including the Integrated Microscopy Core Facility and the Center for Advanced Scientific Imaging. The candidate is expected to teach PharmD pharmacology and toxicology courses and a graduate course in their area of expertise.  


    • Teach Pharmaceutical Science Classes
    • Research in the area of neuropharmacology or toxicology
    • Advise pharmacy students
    • Engage in scholarly activity
    • Serve on school, college, university, and professional society committees


    • Adaptability
    • Attention to detail, teamwork 
    • Effective written and verbal communication 
    • Collegiality


    This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.


    Candidates must have:

    • A Doctoral degree
    • Post-doctoral experience
    • Qualified to be an NIH funded project leader in the COBRE program
    • Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.


    • Multiple peer-reviewed publications 
    • Evidence of ability to secure external grant funding in support of research 
    • Neuropharmacology/toxicology focused research and teaching experience
    • Good communication skills 


    Complete the online application and a single PDF file that includes 1) a cover letter, 2) research statement describing future research plans (3 page maximum), 3) statement of teaching philosophy, and 4) contact information for four work-related references.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The University of Wyoming conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Dave Bruch ( 

    This position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by 12/13/2023 will receive full consideration.


    UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   

    In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email


    The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

    Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado‚Äôs Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

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