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Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical/Translational Pharmacology and Director, Pharm.D./Ph.D. Program REVISED

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Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical/Translational Pharmacology and Director, Pharm.D./Ph.D. Program REVISED
Division College of Pharmacy
Department Pharmaceutical Sciences
Vacancy Number F18-028
Work Location Atlanta
Hours per week
Scheduled Hours

The College of Pharmacy at Mercer University-Atlanta is seeking a full-time, tenure-track, 12-month faculty member with research expertise in clinical/translational pharmacology, specifically within the area of clinical pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics.


The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., Pharm.D., or Pharm.D./Ph.D. from an accredited college/university and appropriate post-doctoral training. Preference will be given to candidates that have evidence of productivity in clinical and translational research, specifically in the areas of PK/PD or drug metabolism in support of human clinical trials. The incumbent will be expected to develop and/or maintain a sustainable, extramurally-funded research program and will teach in the Ph.D. and Pharm.D. programs. The incumbent will also be expected to support human clinical trials at the College’s Center for Clinical Research as well as collaborate in support of clinical research with local and regional partners. Candidates with established track records will be eligible for rank of Associate Professor and will serve as director of the Pharm.D./Ph.D. combined-degree program.

The College of Pharmacy is located on the Cecil B. Day Campus of Mercer University in northeast Atlanta, Georgia. The 335 wooded acres of the campus create a serene and secluded atmosphere in close proximity to downtown Atlanta. The Mercer University Health Sciences Center includes the College of Pharmacy, School of Nursing and the College of Health Professions on the Atlanta campus and the School of Medicine on Mercer’s Macon, Georgia campus. In addition, the College maintains vibrant relationships with Atlanta-area hospitals and conducts phase II-IV clinical studies within our on-campus Center for Clinical Research. The location is ideal for fostering collaborative research with investigators at other institutions in Atlanta including Emory University School of Medicine, the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Georgia State University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Research laboratory space and a startup package will be provided.

Applicants must complete a brief online application at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and plan, teaching philosophy, and the names and addresses of three references. Applicants can obtain additional information about Mercer University and the College of Pharmacy at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Please direct any questions to:
Nader H. Moniri, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? Yes
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? No
Job Category Faculty
Post to JobTarget? Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Pay Basis Monthly
Internal posting only? No
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research Interests/Goals
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. References
Optional Documents