Applied Pharmacology Faculty for Clinical Translation – Bioanalysis Program Director
Location: Irvine, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Internal Number: Job #JPF07248
The School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California, Irvine, is seeking outstanding applicants for an Applied Pharmacology Faculty position, which also serves as the Founding Director of the Bioanalysis Program within the Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice. The School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences is one of the five units under the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences. The college is part of the integrated UC Irvine Health system that also encompasses UCI’s clinics and Orange County’s only academic medical center.
Candidates at the associate or full professor rank will be considered. This is a tenured position.
The successful candidate will establish a program to facilitate the quantitative bioanalysis of preclinical and clinical samples using state-of-the-art instrumentation in analytical chemistry, clinical pharmacology, pharmacogenetics, pharmacokinetic modeling, and molecular biology. Core facilities available on campus include the Genomics High-Throughput Facility and Mass Spectrometry Facility. The candidate is expected to collaborate with clinicians and scientists within UCI to create a clinical research program supporting bench-to-bedside translational research endeavors. Potential collaborative opportunities available on campus include the UC Irvine Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, the UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, the UCI Microbiome Initiative, the Chao Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics.
The successful candidate will also be expected to provide didactic teaching, in the areas of pharmacometrics and pharmacokinetics, to Pharm.D. and Ph.D. students. This position will report to the Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice.
Salary and appointment level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on published UC pay scales. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
Applicants should have completed postgraduate research training (e.g., Ph.D. and/or fellowship). Completion of a clinical degree and/or training is preferred. Applicants should have experience in teaching and relevant scholarly activity, demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, show promise for academic advancement within the UC system. Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal communication skills and ability to work in a team are essential.
Welcome to the UC Irvine School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences! Located in beautiful, sunny Southern California, we are the first public pharmacy school in the Los Angeles-Orange County region.
The UCI School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, which officially became a school in 2020, offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Master of Science in Pharmacology
PhD in Pharmacological Sciences
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
With our range of academic programs, clinical practice and research, the UCI School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences spans a continuum from discovery, development, and delivery of new drugs, devices, and diagnostics all the way to optimizing medication therapy in patients and patient populations.
The UCI School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences encompasses two departments: Pharmaceutical Sciences and Clinical Pharmacy Practice. Our faculty provide exceptional education, breakthrough scientific discoveries, and expert clinical care that translate into improved human health.
Enrolling in our Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences program is an ...opportunity to join one of the top pharmaceutical sciences departments in the nation while starting on your career path into this exciting field. Our Master of Science in Pharmacology is a two-year, online degree program designed for working professionals looking to advance in their careers. The PhD in Pharmacological Sciences program prepares students for a future in a variety of employment settings, ranging from academic research and industry to federal positions.
Our newest program, the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), is uniquely qualified to educate pharmacists for the future because of its strong pharmaceutical sciences foundation, unique Susan & Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences structure for delivering interprofessional education, and its position within an academic health system, which provides a leading-edge clinical practice and learning environment.
At UCI, we believe an optimized healthcare delivery system is team-based and integrative. As part of the College of Health Sciences, the UCI School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences actively collaborates with schools and programs in medicine, nursing, and population and public health.