Assistant/Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Pharmacy Instruction/Research

Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences


Pharmaceutical Sciences


College of Pharmacy

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Atlanta, GA

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The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences within the College of Pharmacy at Mercer University, located in Atlanta GA, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  The incumbent will hold a twelve-month appointment with responsibilities in teaching, research and service. Teaching responsibilities will include topics broadly related to the pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences within both the Pharm.D. and Ph.D. programs.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in pharmaceutical or biomedical sciences, or a closely related discipline, preferably within a college of pharmacy. A post-doctoral research fellowship or its equivalent is required, and an established record of success in publication and research funding is highly desired for consideration at the Assistant Professor level. For consideration at the Associate rank, a proven record of accomplishment and current extramural funding is essential.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.   Preference will be given to those with a pharmacy background. Candidates are expected to establish an independent extramurally funded research program.

The College of Pharmacy is located on Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional campus in Atlanta, GA, and is one of the four academic units within the Mercer University Health Sciences Center. Mercer University is a nationally ranked R2 research university and the oldest private university in the State of Georgia. The university and college have a deep commitment to excellence in teaching and supporting excellent outcomes in our students. The department is composed of collegial faculty colleagues who are eager to collaborate on teaching and research endeavors. Atlanta is a cosmopolitan world-class city with a diverse population, mild weather, extensive cultural amenities, and a relatively low cost of living.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, References, Evaluations

Special Instructions to Applicants

For more details on the position and to apply online, please visit the employment application website at  Applicants must apply online and application material should include: 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a cover letter including a description of teaching interests and experience, 3) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, 4) the names of three references with complete contact information, and 5) a portfolio of peer and student teaching evaluations.  The search will continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Questions regarding the search may be directed to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee.

Search Committee Chair:
Dr. Martin D’Souza
Tel: (678) 547-6353

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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