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University of Connecticut
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF TOXICOLOGY
STORRS, CT 06269 United States
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in neurotoxicology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, starting August 23, 2010. We are seeking a toxicologist with a strong background in research and teaching with a focus on the toxic effects of xenobiotics on the central and/or peripheral nervous system and/or developmental neurotoxicology. This will complement the interests of the faculty in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, which includes integrative approaches to elucidate mechanisms of drug or toxicant action, drug discovery and design, and pharmaceutical technology. The Department is housed in a new 200,000 square foot state-of-the-art building in the science quad of the University of Connecticut and encourages faculty interdisciplinary interactions with other programs of the University such as Physiology/Neurobiology and the Molecular and Cell Biology Program. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong extramurally funded research program and to effectively participate in teaching at the graduate and professional levels. A competitive salary and startup funds will be provided.
Education, training, experience:
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent; strong oral and written communication skills, and a strong background in research and teaching with a focus on the toxic effects of xenobiotics on the central and/or peripheral nervous system and/or developmental neurotoxicology.
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