University of California, Davis Department of Pharmacology Faculty Positions in Pharmacology The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology invites applications for two - four (2-4) full-time academic tenure track position(s) at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/pharmacology/. The Pharmacology Department is housed in the new UC Davis Genome Center and recently successfully recruited a new Department Chair, Dr. Donald M. Bers, Ph.D., with plans for significant growth, including recruitment of up to 5 new faculty in the coming 3 years. One area of anticipated research growth within the department is cardiovascular, but candidates with strong research programs in other areas are welcome. Pharmacology has strong links to the Genome Center, Center for Neuroscience, Physiology & and Membrane Biology, UC Davis Health System Cancer Center and Cardiovascular research groups. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and at least two years of productive postdoctoral experience. Individuals selected for the position(s) will be expected to build or continue a successful, independent, extramurally funded research program and to achieve excellence in the teaching of basic sciences to medical and graduate students. The most important criteria in the consideration of applications are: (1) a record of excellence, creativity, and initiative in research, which establishes a strong potential to build a vigorous and competitive research program; and (2) a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively as a teacher participating in the teaching of medical and graduate students. Research areas should complement others in Pharmacology and campus programs. Particular interests include function, expression, trafficking, signaling pathways, structure and regulation of membrane proteins (such as ion channels and receptors) and novel therapeutic strategies. Priority will be given to candidates whose record of innovative research and commitment to teaching demonstrate their potential as leaders in their fields. These positions will be open until filled, but for full consideration applications should be received by May 31, 2008. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, up to three key reprints, a synopsis of research interests and plans (past, present and future goals), a summary of teaching experience/philosophy and the names/addresses of three to five references to be sent to: Peter M. Cala, Ph.D. Interim Chair Department of Pharmacology attention: Tom Watkins Genome Building, Room 3502 451 Health Sciences Drive UC Davis Davis, CA, 95616 or via email at: Tom.Watkins@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Search #s PH-06R-08.