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Tenure-Track Open Rank Faculty

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Tenure-Track Open Rank Faculty
Position Number
Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track
Salary Range Dependent on experience and qualifications.
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
If part-time, hours per week
FTE 1.0
Vacancy ID FAC0002300
Posting Open Date 02/14/2018
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 05/01/2018
Position Summary

The Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics (DPMP; in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is seeking to fill a 12-month tenure-track, open rank position. The selected candidate will have an appointment in the DPMP and will be eligible for membership in the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC), the Carolina Institute for Nanomedicine and the Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, as well as many other institutes or centers located on UNC campus. Also, UNC is in proximity to Duke University, Research Triangle Park, and North Carolina State University who often organize and collaborate in efforts with UNC faculty. These efforts include symposia, seminars, and conglomerate groups including North Carolina Biotech Center ( and NCTracs ( Additionally, technology development services are available through Eshelman Innovation Institute, NC Biotech Center, NCTracs and Carolina Kick Start (

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy ( is the #1 ranked pharmacy program in the nation (U.S. News & World Report), and one of five health science schools (Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, and Medicine) at the Chapel Hill campus. DPMP promotes human health through innovative drug, imaging, and vaccine delivery research and education. DPMP’s external research support exceeds $8.5M annually, and DPMP faculty have successfully spun off seven biotech companies in recent years. DPMP is home to both the NCI-funded Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence and the Carolina Cancer Nanotechnology T32 Training Program. The School is currently undergoing aggressive growth and expansion. We have recently launched the Eshelman Innovation Institute (, funded by a $100M commitment from Fred Eshelman, to accelerate development of innovative ideas in the school. UNC is also home to Qura – a partnership between UNC and GSK that created the first HIV Cure Center dedicated to finding a cure for HIV/AIDS. The successful candidate will play an active role in this growth, while maintaining the School’s reputation of excellence in research and teaching.

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering or a closely related discipline.

Qualifications and Experience

- The ideal candidate will have research expertise in drug delivery and pharmaceutics, including the emerging field of pharmacoengineering.

- The ideal candidate will have already established a highly competitive independent research program, or possess the clear potential to do so, while demonstrating the ability to create and maintain a highly collaborative research team.

- Possess a strong track record of publications and collaborations demonstrating innovation, breadth of experience and potential, and an interest in translating novel technologies into clinical investigation.

- The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the research and graduate training program and the professional program in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Apply online at, and include a cover letter, CV, a detailed statement of research program and interests, and a list of at least three (3) professional references with their full contact information.

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Mac Balatico, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email
Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a PhD in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering or a closely related discipline?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Do you have a strong track record of publications? When was your most recent published work?

    (Open Ended Question)