University of Minnesota Medical School — Department Head of Pharmacology

The University of Minnesota Medical School seeks applications from exceptional scientists and academic leaders for the position of Head of the Department of Pharmacology.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the functions of the Department that include its research, educational, and service activities that support the mission of the Medical School and University.  As Head of the Department, the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to recruit outstanding faculty in basic and translational aspects of pharmacology and to develop collaborations and connections to other Departments, Institutes and Centers across the University.  The Department Head will report to the Dean of the Medical School.

All candidates must have a PhD and/or MD degree (or equivalent) and qualify for appointment as a tenured professor of the University. Candidates will have an internationally recognized research program, outstanding record of academic leadership as well as excellent interpersonal, team building and communications skills.  Candidates must have a strong commitment to graduate, undergraduate and professional medical education and be dedicated to enhancing and supporting diversity within the Department.  For details about the Department please consult:

Please apply online at Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of your research plans and a diversity statement. Applications will be reviewed continuously until the position is filled.

The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The Department of Pharmacology strongly encourages all individuals to apply regardless of gender, ethnicity or background and is committed to a diverse research and teaching environment.