The Department of Pharmacy Practice in the UIC College of Pharmacy invites applications for tenure track faculty at the rank of Associate Professor or full Professor with an administrative appointment as Associate Head for Research beginning March 16, 2017 (starting date negotiable).
Founded in 1859, our College is the fifth oldest College of Pharmacy in the United States and the oldest entity within the University of Illinois system. Our education and research programs are ranked among the top colleges of pharmacy in the country. The College of Pharmacy is one of six health profession colleges on the UIC campus, one of only five academic health centers in the U.S. with all of the health professions.
Our tenure-track faculty maintain active, collaborative research programs aimed at evaluation of therapeutic agents, identifying factors contributing to variability in drug response, and evaluation of approaches for optimizing drug administration research expertise, encompass drug metabolism, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenomics, and pharmacokinetics, with a record of application in cardiology, pediatrics, infectious diseases, neurology, oncology, psychiatry and pulmonary medicine.
The Associate Head for Research (AHR) provides support to the Department Head in providing leadership and/or coordination of departmental research, grant management, laboratory oversight, meeting the goals of the research strategic plan and/or business operations related to research of the department. The AHR serves in an advisory capacity to the department head/chair regarding department research programs, and operations management of the unit; may have major program development, supervision and policy-making responsibility; assists with the management of department resources such as financial, space, and programming related to research; reviews and initiates programs and operations that commit department resources, recommend or establish policies relating to use of unit resources related to the research program. The AHR may also have direct supervision and/or responsibility for specific divisions within the unit, such as research and research laboratories; serve as a liaison to the college and campus, and represent the department head on committees as needed.