Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor in Pharmacology

FlU -- Florida International University in Florida

Date Posted June 6, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor in Pharmacology

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine


Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor's, master's and doctoralprograms across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor's degrees, including in the STEM fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master's degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami's diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be Worlds Ahead! For more information about FIU, visit


The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), Office of Medical Education is searching for a full-time basic science medical education faculty position as Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor with expertise concentration in Medical Pharmacology.  The selected candidate will be responsible but not limited to: teaching Basic Medical Pharmacology throughout a multidisciplinary Medical Education Curriculum; introduction to Basic Medical Pharmacology-general principles and drug classes; teaching Pharmacology in organ system Pathophysiology, teaching mechanism of action of drugs; teaching Basic Medical Pharmacology in Clerkships, introduction/basic principles in case management; and teaching/ reviewing  Physiology, Cellular Biology, Biochemistry, Nutrition and Pharmacogenomics in relation to mechanism of action of therapeutic agents. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the preparation of study guides and course syllabi; preparation of assessments and assessing student achievement; preparation and participation in Case Based, PBL and TBL formats throughout the curriculum; course leadership and management; and individual guidance/ assisting students.


Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree as a MD, DVM, PharmD or PhD in medical science, preferably Pharmacology. Preferred requirements are a minimum of three years in a faculty position in a Medical College teaching MD students; expertise in teaching Medical and Basic Pharmacology; substantial experience in teaching and course leadership for pathophysiology courses; teaching an integrated medical curriculum for MD students; directing courses for medical students, curriculum planning and student performance assessments; experience in current multidisciplinary medical education- active learning formats- PBL, CBL, TBL, and inverted classroom; and knowledgeable of current general pharmacology curricula in allopathic medical education in the USA and USMLE content.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID (507716) at and attach letter of interest, curriculum vitae and listing of three professional references in a single pdf file. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by June 13, 2014. Review will continue until position is filled.


FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.