The University of Southern California (USC) Department of Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Sciences (www.usc.edu/schools/pharmacy/departments) invites applications for an Assistant/Associate or Full Professor position, tenure-track or tenured, with research interests in pharmacology and toxicology.
Of particular interest are candidates with research interests at the chemistry/biology interface and with the capability of working in a multidisciplinary department with chemists and biologists. Â Candidates should have a doctoral degree and postdoctoral experience in pharmacology, molecular biology, cell biology or a related discipline. The successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program. Special attention will be given to candidates with research programs complementing and expanding existing departmental strengths in chemical biology, drug design and discovery, drug delivery, molecular signaling, neurosciences, cancer biology, endocrinology and stem cell biology leading to therapeutic translational opportunities in drug discovery/development. Successful candidates are also expected to participate in teaching at the graduate and professional levels.
USC offers cutting-edge opportunities for multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and translational research collaborations, including an NIH-sponsored Clinical and Translational Science Institute, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, two NIH-sponsored Liver and GI Diseases Center, the Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, the Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute, and the Zilkha Neurogenetics Institute. The USC Provost's Initiative provides core infrastructure support in several areas including Biomedical Imaging Sciences, Biomedical Nanoscience, and Neurosciences. USC also offers access to one of the widest varieties of affiliated private and public hospitals in the United States (www.lacusc.org).
Candidates should have a doctoral degree and postdoctoral experience in pharmacology, molecular biology, cell biology or a related discipline.
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