Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacometrics

Employer:  Larkin University, College of Pharmacy

Location: Miami, Florida

Specialty Area: Ambulatory Care, Psychiatry

Work Setting:  College / University

Hours: Full-time

Job Description

Larkin University (LU) College of Pharmacy (COP) is seeking a full-time faculty for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The faculty will have responsibilities in different aspects of pharmacy academia including but not limited to didactic teaching, laboratory teaching, research, student advising, and service to the institution and profession.

LUCOP’s accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and is an integrated-block, three-year curriculum. LU is a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) university and consists of the College of Pharmacy and the College of Biomedical Sciences. More information about LUCOP is available at:

LU maintains advanced and functional research capabilities in different areas of pharmaceutical sciences. Examples of available instrumentation include Agilent triple quadrupole liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS), automated flash chromatography system, dissolution system, mixer, homogenizer, cell culture facility, real-time PCR, Western blotting, and FluorChem FC3 protein imager. Research endeavors in computational and modeling areas including physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) and pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) modeling and simulation are encouraged.

Major Responsibilities:
• Work closely with the Dean and Department Chair in ensuring that the integrity of the University and the COP are in line with the founding principles, values, mission, and goals;
• Ensure the development, furtherance, and improvement of curriculum and educational assessment tools;
• Be available to teach assigned courses and subjects at an appointed time;
• Develop and deliver elective courses, as needed, in the specialty area of choice;
• Work with the Department Chair to formulate a strategy to develop and sustain the research program in LU laboratories;
• Seek research independence by submitting grants for extramural funding;
• Maintain a productive output of scholarly contributions, such as peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals;
• Disseminate knowledge by scholarly presentation at appropriate scientific and academic platforms;
• Assist in activities related to accreditation by various national, regional, state, and other accreditation and regulatory agencies;
• Serve on various committees of COP/University;
• Ensure mentoring of students;
• Represent the Department, College, and University to external institutions, organizations, and agencies;
• Ensure compliance with all LU policies and procedures;
• Promote safe working conditions and procedures in the Department;
• Promote collegiality, professional and ethical behaviors;
• Perform other duties as requested by the Chair or Dean

Job Requirements:
The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacometrics, or closely related areas in pharmaceutical sciences. Applicants with a background/interest in population pharmacokinetics, PBPK modeling, PK/PD modeling, or quantitative systems pharmacology will also be considered. This position is open to all candidates authorized to work in the United States.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a single PDF document, via e-mail to the contact below, which includes the following components in this order: 1) a letter of interest; 2) current curriculum vitae; 3) teaching philosophy; 4) future research plan; 5) names and contact information for at least three professional references (no references will be contacted without candidate’s prior authorization).

Subrata Deb, B.Pharm., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy, Larkin University
18301 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33169

The position is available now and will remain open until filled. The application review process will start immediately and interviews for the position are expected to begin as soon as possible. Larkin University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information on the University and College of Pharmacy visit our website


Pharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacometrics, PK/PD modeling & simulation, Biopharmaceutics, Faculty, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Research, LC-MS