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Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy at the Associate or Full Professor Rank

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Open date: December 5, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Jan 16, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 5, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy at the Associate or Full Professor Rank

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Clinical Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Associate or Full Professor rank in the Adjunct Professor series to complete research in his or her area of expertise.

The faculty member’s area of research expertise should be around analytical quantitation of drugs and related compounds to support a broad array of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic research investigations. The faculty member should bring to the program considerable expertise in directing the development of state-of-the-art methods for measuring drugs in blood, plasma and within other target tissues to advance the pharmacology research of the Department. In addition, some experience and knowledge of pharmacokinetic analysis is desired to provide context for the laboratory work the applicant will be leading. The successful applicant will be based and work closely with other faculty in the Drug Research Unit, a laboratory which focuses largely on malaria and HIV clinical pharmacology. The successful applicant will have demonstrated a track record for publishing his or her research and for serving as an investigator or principal investigator on grants that support his or her research activities. The successful applicant will engage in research that bridges expertise within the Departments of the School of Pharmacy and/or School of Medicine and will collaborate with faculty based within these UCSF Departments/Schools.

Although research will be the focus for this Adjunct position, teaching will be encouraged, and the successful applicant will have demonstrated professional competence in her or his area of expertise.


  • PhD degree in analytical chemistry or equivalent.
  • High level experience working as an analytical chemist and leading the development of novel analytical methods to measure drugs and/or related compounds.
  • Good communication skills (written and/or oral) and the experience directing members of a laboratory and interacting with faculty within a schools of pharmacy and/or medicine.

The following qualifications are preferred but not required:

  • Experience in pharmacokinetic and statistical analysis using WinNonlin® and/or related software programs.

Applicants shall have current research grant funding (e.g., R21 or equivalent funding). Competitive applicants should also have demonstrated a track record of scholarship (e.g., publications) and collaborative work on interdisciplinary teams.

Candidates must meet the required qualifications at the time of appointment. Candidate’s application materials must state qualifications (or if pending) upon submission.

Interested individuals must send a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a summary of research and professional activities, a statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information (name, title(s), mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address) for a minimum of three references. If possible, a UCSF internal reference would be welcomed, but not necessary. The candidate of choice will be expected to provide three references who we may contact directly to provide letters of recommendation.

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Position is open until filled.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research - A summary of research and professional activities.

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here:

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.