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The Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry at The University of Utah College of Pharmacy seeks excellent and diverse applicants for a tenure-line Sung Wan Kim endowed faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor levels.  We are specifically interested in applicants involved in pharmaceutics and drug delivery research.  The successful candidate must possess a doctoral degree with a strong and relevant research portfolio of funding across multiple disciplines.

Housed in the state-of-the-art Skaggs Research Institute, The Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry is one of the most recognized departments of its type, with highly accomplished faculty in drug delivery research and education and with a history of significant extramural funding and scholarly output. The Department is home to two internationally recognized centers, the Center for Controlled Chemical Delivery and the Center for Cell Sheet Tissue Engineering, and is affiliated with the Utah Center for Nanomedicine, and has a strong tie with the Department of Biomedical Engineering, with many faculty cross-listed. The College of Pharmacy is consistently ranked in the top 10 among colleges of pharmacy nationwide for receiving National Institutes of Health funding and is committed to an inclusive environment where diverse world views are respected. The University of Utah is a research-intensive institution with an annual excess of $500 M in research funding, a vibrant and collaborative atmosphere, state-of-the-art healthcare and research facilities, and is highly supportive of student and faculty entrepreneurial activities. Nestled in the Wasatch foothills, the University is in close proximity to some of the world's best biking and hiking trails, rock climbing, and ski and snowboard terrain, and within driving distance to magnificent national parks. More information about the department can be found at

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Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Mingnan Chen, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry at

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.