Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

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

Position Title

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, non-tenure track


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 faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The incumbent will hold a twelve-month non-tenure track departmental appointment with responsibilities in teaching, service, and research/scholarship. Teaching responsibilities will include topics broadly related to the pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences within both the Pharm.D. and Ph.D. programs. Administrative responsibilities will include service needs at the Department and College levels.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in pharmaceutical or biomedical sciences, or a closely related discipline and a minimum of six months of full-time teaching experience, preferably within a college of pharmacy.  Preference will be given to those with a pharmacy background. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are absolutely essential.  A highly competitive salary and full employee benefits package will be offered.  

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 endeavors. The university has publically announced the near-term construction of a new pharmacy building, which will be outfitted with state-of-the-art teaching technology, including space specifically designed to facilitate advanced and evidence-based pedagogical approaches. Modern office and instructional design space will also be available. 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, Evaluations, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, References

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 a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including a description of teaching interests and experience, a portfolio of peer and student teaching evaluations, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references with complete contact information. 

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

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

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