Assistant Professor, Molecular/Cell Biology

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS), a private institution with a 125-year tradition located in Albany, NY, is seeking applications for a faculty position in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at its satellite campus near Burlington, VT.

A tenure-track assistant professor position is available starting summer 2014 in the area of molecular or cell biology. Responsibilities include teaching in the Pharm.D. and graduate programs, establishing or maintaining an extramurally-funded research program, and participation in the service missions of the college.

Qualifications
Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. in molecular biology or a related discipline, postdoctoral experience, a strong commitment to teaching excellence, graduate education, and continuing scholarship. We are particularly interested in adding to and complementing our Department’s strength in epigenetics. Current faculty research includes: structural biology of histone-related proteins, medicinal chemistry of sirtuins, molecular/cell biology of cancer, computational drug design, and membrane transport. An interest in the development of new epigenetic targets and drug candidates for these or existing targets is highly desirable. Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are required.

Benefits
ACPHS offers a comprehensive benefits package, start-up funds and competitive salary. The Burlington area abounds in scenic beauty and year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Additional information about ACPHS and the working environment can be found at acphs.edu.

Application
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research/scholarship plans, and contact information of three references, as one file. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications and nominations should be emailed to stefan.balaz@acphs.edu.

Stefan Balaz, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Vermont Campus
261 Mountain View Drive
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 735-2615

ACPHS is an equal opportunity employer.