Assistant/Associate Professor (tenured/tenure-track) in Vision Pharmacology - Department of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology at Case Western Reserve University ( invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor level whose research programs focus on the biology and pharmacology of the retina and associated diseases. The department has a long tradition of groundbreaking discoveries in basic science and medicine. Current areas of research expertise within the department include visual sciences, signal transduction, structural biology, and molecular oncology. Synergy exists with other interdepartmental research centers throughout the university including the Visual Science Research Center and the Cleveland Center for Membrane and Structural Biology. The department has vigorous interdisciplinary graduate programs (MS and PhD), and actively engages in medical and dental education. Graduate education is supported by two NIH sponsored training grants administered within the department. The Department of Pharmacology offers competitive startup packages, excellent laboratory space and core facilities, and a highly collaborative environment. 

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD with a strong record of research accomplishments in visual biology. Successful candidates are expected to develop innovative and externally funded research programs, participate in departmental education programs, and contribute to service opportunities. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level will have significant postdoctoral research experience with the potential for developing an extramurally funded and nationally recognized research program, while candidates at the Associate Professor level will have a funded and nationally recognized research program. Rank and tenure designation will be commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:  Please send a cover letter for your application, curriculum vitae, description of research plan (3-5 pages), statement of commitment to diversity, and contact information for 3 references to:

Pharmacology faculty search committee

Applicants for an Assistant Professor position should arrange for references to send recommendation letters separately to the same address. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis. The candidate’s diversity statement should address how their research, teaching, or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field. Candidates may additionally indicate how they have promoted structural justice for institutions of higher learning.

Questions may be directed to Marcin Golczak, Ph.D. (

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Case Western Reserve provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.