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Auburn University

General Information


Job title: Department Head of Pharmacal Sciences
Job location: Auburn, AL 36849 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 03/24/10
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Academic - Department Head

Job Description

Job description:
The Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy seeks applications and nominations for the position of Department Head of Pharmacal Sciences. This department focuses on research and instruction of basic pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences. This individual’s responsibilities include: participation as a member of the senior administrative team; guiding the department regarding research, faculty mentorship and development, and graduate and professional education. Information on the School and its departments can be viewed at

There are thirteen faculty members assigned to Pharmacal Sciences. Strategic plans call for enhancement of the number of research scientists and graduate students. Plans are underway for construction of new and expanded research facilities and a drug manufacturing facility.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land-grant institutions. In the 2009 edition of U.S. News & World Report, it was ranked 45th among public universities and the Harrison School of Pharmacy was ranked 24th among schools of pharmacy.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
To ensure success in addressing the School’s vision and mission, applicants must possess a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical or biomedical sciences or related field, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrated experience in leadership and management. The ideal candidate should have academic credentials sufficient to meet tenure eligibility requirements, an outstanding scientific background, an established and ongoing record of obtaining extramural funds, and the proven abilities to foster an interdisciplinary approach to research in order to assist the School towards achieving the next level of biomedical research.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
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