Assistant Professor (Research)

Wayne State University

Job Description

Posting Number
Position Title
Assistant Professor (Research)  
Number of Vacancies
18 - Pharmacy and Health Sciences  
Primary Department
H1822-Pharmaceutical Sciences  
Working Conditions
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Wayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://wayne.edu/coronavirus
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
The department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of pharmacy seeks an individual at the level of assistant professor on the research track.
Essential Functions/Duties:
Conduct and complete research as required by the grant, contract, or other funding mechanism.
Maintain accurate scientific records.
Conduct research in a safe manner.
Interface with University, College, and funding agency grant administrators.
Publish and disseminate research results.
Submit applications to funding agencies to support research.
Maintain funding to support 100% of salary and research materials.
Obtain and maintain research space from research mentor and Department.
Attend and participate in Department faculty meetings.
Provide mentorship to graduate and postdoctoral students to the extend negotiated with the research mentor and department chair.
Unique Duties
Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences or related discipline. Must have demonstrated experience in the submission of external grants and preference will be given to candidates with a history of obtaining funding for their research.  
Preferred Qualifications
Testing Requirements
Not Applicable  
Test Scheduling
Job Type
Job Category
Faculty and Academic Staff  

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Is this position reposted?
Reposting Reason:
None (New Posting)  

Background Check Requirements
University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting to work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.  
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