At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance medicine that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. PCOM affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.
Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals.
PCOM School of Pharmacy (SOP) is currently seeking applications for a director of the Center for Drug Development and Innovation (CDDI). The CDDI is a translational research center focused on the commercialization and transfer of technologies in support of the mission and vision of PCOM. The new director will also hold a full-time 12-month tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
The director will be responsible for overseeing the growth and advancement of the CDDI’s translational research programs. This position will provide leadership in facilitating clinically translational, cutting-edge research, and further development of the CDDI in collaboration with other faculty within the College’s Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy Practice, Biomedical Sciences and the PCOM Center for Chronic Disorders and Aging. The ideal candidate will be a scientific visionary with a record of independent extramural funding in a university or research institute, and/or possesses translational/clinical R&D experience within the pharmaceutical industry. The director will also be expected to contribute to the mission and goals of the academic department and SOP, and will work in cooperation with the chief research and science officer of PCOM and within existing policies, procedures and practices of the SOP and PCOM.
This position is based at PCOM Georgia (Suwanee, Georgia).APPLY NOW
Essential duties and responsibilities of the director, CDDI:
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
All applications must include:
PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.