Chapman University, School of Pharmacy

Position ID:Chapman University-School of Pharmacy-BPS [#22929]
Position Title: Open Rank Faculty Position, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Irvine, California 92618, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biomedical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/09/23, finished 2023/07/26)
Position Description:    

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Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP), the first ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy in Orange County, California, seeks an excellent candidate to contribute to the research and teaching missions of the School of Pharmacy in the area of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The research areas of the current department faculty are diverse and include immunology/virology, drug discovery, molecular pharmacology, drug delivery, and pharmacokinetics. This is a full-time, calendar-year, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor. The faculty of the department teach various areas of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences to PharmD and graduate (MS and PhD) students and are actively engaged in impactful, extramurally-supported research. We are interested in candidates who have already developed or have demonstrated a potential for development of a strong extramurally-funded research program in the areas that are complementary to those of the current faculty. Candidates with expertise and experience in teaching in various areas of pharmaceutical sciences, specifically in pharmacology and pharmaceutics/drug delivery are especially encouraged to apply.

Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as 122nd among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2022). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including the Chapman University School of Pharmacy. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty.

CUSP offers PharmD and MS/PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences programs that address the challenges of tomorrow in the field of pharmacy and drug discovery and development. Located on the Chapman University Rinker Health Science Campus in the beautiful Orange County, California, the School is rapidly growing in all areas of basic and translational research, innovative teaching, and practice, with excellent state-of-the-art facilities. The facilities consist of modern classrooms and state-of-the-art research laboratories, core facilities, and equipment. Additionally, the Health Science Campus is strategically located near a number of biopharmaceutical, diagnostics, and medical devices companies. More information about CUSP is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at


Required: • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences or related disciplines from an accredited institution with at least two years of post-doctoral experience. • A strong record of peer-reviewed research publications. • Evidence of grantsmanship such as grant writing training and/or drafts of research proposals (for the rank of Assistant Professor) • Active transferrable research funding (for the rank of Associate or full Professor) • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred: • Evidence of successful mentorship of undergraduate, professional, or graduate students • Teaching experience in pharmaceutical or biomedical sciences • Teaching experience in a US university • Teaching experience in pharmaceutics/drug delivery or pharmacology courses


• Establish (Assistant Professor rank) or transfer (Associate or full Professor rank) a strong, extramurally-funded research program. • Mentor graduate, PharmD, and undergraduate students in their research. • Teach in an accelerated, year-round PharmD program and in MS/PhD graduate programs. • Participate in the service activities of the Department, School, and University

Contact Information

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to electronically submit a Chapman University faculty employment application, letter of intent, curriculum vitae, summary of research and teaching interests, and a list of three current references, including their contact information to the following link:

In their letter of intent, the applicants should indicate which academic rank they are seeking. Please direct any inquiries to LeAnne Daringer at Please use “BPS Open Rank Faculty Position” as the email subject line.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Chapman University offers a relocation expense reimbursement package. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is contingent upon final budget approval. The salary range for this Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position is $135,000-$250,000.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here:

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

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Chapman University
Rinker Health Science Campus
9401 Jeronimo Road
Irvine, CA 92618