Assistant Professor in Pharmacology and Chemical Biology


Emory University


Atlanta, Georgia


Applicants should submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) a curriculum vitae, (iii) a brief statement of past research accomplishments, future research interests and goals, and teaching interest (<three pages), and (iv) names and contact information for three references, in one pdf file to the Emory Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Search Committee, at

Applicants should also have three letters of reference to be uploaded to their profile.  Applications will be considered for interviews on a rolling basis beginning on March 5, 2020, and must be received by May 30. 


Emory University School of Medicine invites applications for tenure-track assistant professor positions in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology. Beginning immediately, the school seeks investigators who will develop independent and vigorous research programs in the area of chemical biology of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Applicants with research programs that center on innovative chemical biology approaches or medicinal chemistry are both welcome to apply. Exceptional applicants for other ranks will also be considered.

The successful candidates will join a collegial and multidisciplinary basic research department with extensive scientific connectivity with the Emory Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease, and the Department of Chemistry at the Emory College, and other basic and clinical departments across the School of Medicine. New faculty will have immediate access to research infrastructures and core facilities, including the well-recognized Emory Chemical Biology Discovery Center with state-of-the-art high-throughput screening capabilities, as well as a top-ranked graduate training program in pharmacology. The Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology at Emory is experiencing a phase of growth with the strong commitment of the leadership of the Woodruff Health Science Center and the School of Medicine, which share a focused vision for chemistry-enabled discovery, therapeutic innovation and translational biology.

Emory Job number: 48446

Emory University is an EOAA employer. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree in a relevant field of study, postdoctoral experience, and a demonstrated record of research excellence.