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St. John's University


Assistant Professor Pharmaceutical Sciences - Pharmacology/Toxicology/Pathophysiology


Queens, NY
ID: 218850-951

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences 


Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in Pharmacology/ Toxicology/Pathophysiology.


The Institution 

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. 


Commitment to Inclusion 

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission.  As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community.  We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution.  As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.   


The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at St. John’s University, NY invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in Pharmacology/ Toxicology/Pathophysiology starting fall 2022. An earned Ph.D. in Pharmacology/Toxicology/Pathophysiology is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred. 



Establishing an active research program in pharmacology/Toxicology that will attract external funding, mentoring students, and teaching graduate and undergraduate students in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. All fields of pharmacology/Toxicology/Pathophysiology will be considered. An excellent startup package is available and a large fraction of the department’s graduate students are supported by graduate assistantships, teaching fellowships and university fellowships. 


The Department has 37 faculty with research interests in medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmacology, and industrial pharmacy/pharmaceutics. The Department offers both the MS and Ph.D. degrees. Modern instrumentation and AAALAC-accredited facilities are available. 


Qualifications: Ph.D. in Pharmacology/Toxicology/Pathophysiology  


All persons hired are required to be vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law.  


This position may be relocated to any of St. John’s University’s physical locations at any time.


Application Process 

All applications must be made online. A complete application must consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a short description of research plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy.  Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruiting process. 

This position is subject to a comprehensive background screen, with employment contingent upon satisfactory results. St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. 



St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.  





This position is located at 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY. View the Google Map in full screen.