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Category Pharmacology
Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences - Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics
Name of School Keck Graduate Institute
Location Claremont, CA
Description Position Title:
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences - Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics

Overview:
Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is creating an innovative School of BioPharmacy offering a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree program. The School will admit its inaugural class in Fall 2014, pending accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

The KGI School of BioPharmacy is seeking applicants for a 12-month, full-time faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates will be expected to have a strong commitment to innovative teaching, research and service. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities for this position include teaching Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics in the Pharm.D. program and assisting in other courses as per the needs of the School. The successful candidate will also be expected to establish or maintain a strong research program. Faculty members will have access to significant start-up funds and KGI's Institutional Laboratory Support (ILS), which provides core laboratory space and cutting-edge instrumentation and services essential to nurturing interdisciplinary, applied research. All faculty members will be expected to assist in the accreditation efforts for the School and provide service to the School of BioPharmacy, KGI and the profession.

Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutics, Industrial Pharmacy or a closely related discipline is required for this position. The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates with previous experience teaching Doctor of Pharmacy students, a pharmacy background, a track record of effective scholarship and research interests that complement the strengths of KGI will be given preference.

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

Keck Graduate Institute:
Founded in 1997 as the newest member of the Claremont Colleges, KGI is the first graduate institution in the United States dedicated exclusively to applied life sciences education and research aimed at translating the power and potential of the life sciences into practice for the benefit of society. KGI offers innovative programs that integrate life sciences, engineering, and business with a focus on industry projects, internships, and team collaborations. More information about KGI is available at http://www.kgi.edu.

The KGI School of BioPharmacy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

To Apply:
Confidential review of applications, nominations and expressions of interest will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. To be ensured full consideration, please forward a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement of research interests to Samit Shah, Assistant Dean, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, KGI School of BioPharmacy, 517 Watson Dr., Claremont, CA 91711 or to biopharmacy.search@kgi.edu (electronic files preferred).
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