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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Health Science
Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time

Job Details

Posting Number F1923P
Working Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
Department Pharmacy-Clin & Admin Pharmacy
About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy offers pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences degree programs that are among the best in Georgia, the southeast, and the nation. UGA’s College of Pharmacy provides a superior curriculum taught by nationally recognized faculty members in an experiential, research-based environment. Simply put, this is the right place to prepare for a career in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. What sets us apart, however, is the family atmosphere that has become a part of our culture. Our students, faculty, staff, and alumni share a unique bond because of the inclusiveness, character and personality of the college.

College/Unit/Department website
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Underutilization Minorities & Females
Advertised Salary  
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2024
Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)  
Job Posting Date 03/18/2024
Job Closing Date  
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with the on-line application, applicants are asked to submit the following information as a single PDF file in the “Other Documents #1” section:


  • A detailed curriculum vitae.
  • A cover letter addressing the candidate’s experience relative to the responsibilities of the position, and a summary of research accomplishments and future goals (2 pages max.).
  • A statement outlining teaching philosophy and instruction and mentoring experience (2-pages max.).
  • The names, titles, and contact information for three professional references.

To be assured of full consideration, applications should be received by May 1, 2024. The screening process will begin immediately, and position will remain open until filled. The starting date for the position will be August 1, 2024, or as soon as the selected candidate is available. Questions related to the position may be directed to:

Somanath Shenoy, Ph.D., FAHA

Kenneth L. Waters Pharmacy Professor

Assistant Department Head for Research and Graduate Education

College of Pharmacy

The University of Georgia

Phone: 706-721-4250, Email:

Location of Vacancy Augusta Area
EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Details

Position Information


Classification Title Open Rank
Faculty Rank Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Contract Type Academic (9 mo.)
Tenure Status Tenure Track or Tenured
Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. degree in a pharmacy-related field and/or a Pharm.D. degree.

Position Summary

The Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Georgia is seeking an outstanding candidate to provide leadership in research, instruction, and service. The position is a 9-month faculty appointment at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor.

The primary duties of the faculty member will include teaching in undergraduate, professional (Pharm.D.), and graduate (Ph.D.) programs, establishing a robust extramurally funded, laboratory-based research program, and providing leadership within the department to enhance excellence in both research and educational endeavors. 

The faculty member will be based at University of Georgia’s satellite campus in Augusta, Georgia. This program operates on the Augusta University’s Medical College of Georgia Campus, which hosts colleges of medicine, nursing, and various other health care training programs. Augusta is ideally situated near the Savannah River on the border of Georgia and South Carolina, approximately 100 miles from the main University of Georgia campus. Its location provides convenient access to coastal areas and mountainous regions.

Additional Requirements

A minimum of 2 years of post-doctoral training.

To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate or full professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification  
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Priority will be given to candidates demonstrating quality teaching practices and innovations, a proven track record of research, and expertise in cardiovascular biology and inflammation across various disease models, as well as in translational science aimed at enhancing patient care and fostering commercial applications. Familiarity with data science, machine learning, and/or virtual reality is desirable.

Physical Demands  
Is this a Position of Trust? Yes
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Is driving a responsibility of this position? No
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes
Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Background Investigation Policy

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website.




Support the delivery of the undergraduate, professional and graduate programs of the College of Pharmacy

Percentage Of Time 50

Develop a nationally recognized program of research.

Percentage Of Time 45

Support the service mission of the College of Pharmacy

Percentage Of Time 5


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