How to Apply
Please submit in a single document:
- Cover letter - please address your specific interest in this position. Please include your interest in both the teaching and administrative aspects of the position.
- Current CV
- Statement of mentoring/teaching philosophy and experience mentoring/teaching
- Evidence of teaching excellence
- Sample Syllabi
Application and supporting materials must be submitted through the UM jobs website in a single document. Please address applications to:
Dr. Lori Isom, Chair and ProfessorDepartment of PharmacologyUniversity of Michigan1150 W. Medical Center Dr., 2301E MSRB IIIAnn Arbor, Michigan 48109-5632
If you experience submission difficulties, you may also send your materials to Dr. Isom via Audrey Morton-Dziekan, Personnel Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note “Pharmacology Instructor Position” in the subject line.
The Department of Pharmacology invites applications for a full time position as an Instructor, to begin Fall Term 2022, to contribute to team-taught Pharmacology courses offered to students in College of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry, and/or LS&A each Fall and Winter semester. The instructor may propose new courses.
Course information can be found here for the College of Pharmacy, here for the School of Dentistry, and here for LS&A.
- DENT 503: Principles of Pharmacology
- DENT 601: Dental Pharmacology II
- Med Chem 600: Principles of Drug Action III
- Pharm 310: Pharmacology and Therapeutics
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What Benefits can you Look Forward to?
- Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
- 2:1 Match on retirement savings
As the selected candidate you will provide classroom instruction to undergraduate and graduate students in interdisciplinary programs. You will be expected to attend course meetings, hold office hours, and handle routine matters related to instruction. You will also be involved with organizing professional development for Pharmacology students, and advising and mentoring.
Additional duties include participation in unit, college- and university-wide activities.
- Ph.D. or MS in pharmacology or a related field.
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in an academic student setting.
- Experience working with diverse student populations and dedication to increasing diversity in STEM.
- The candidate must have substantial experience with teaching courses focusing on pharmacology.
- Well-developed interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication, attention to detail.
- Ability to collaborate and work well with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of experiences and identities.
- Experience conducting biomedical research.
- Demonstrated commitment to partnerships between academic and student life.
- Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize deadlines.
- Ability to oversee research projects.
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
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