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Full Time Faculty, Pharmacy Medicinal Chemistry

South University
Job Location:
Savannah, Georgia
Requisition Number: DF1104

What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University is a private institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population.

Our 120-year story-past, present and future-is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students' skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.

Visit today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.

South University, the right direction for a brighter future.


  • *Medical
  • *Dental
  • *Vision
  • Tuition Assistant Program
  • Long/Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401K Match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays

*includes domestic partner coverage


The Faculty - Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry) reports to the Assistant Dean for Operations on the campus where the position is located. The Faculty ensures program content and delivery are consistently of high quality, reviews curriculum and establishes/assesses student learning outcomes; facilitates the sharing of best practices between campus faculty, and balances local campus interests with program imperatives and the needs of the discipline. Faculty maintain ongoing scholarly activities as assigned.


  • Provide didactic, laboratory, and small group teaching as well as, course coordination as assigned by the Assistant Dean for Operations.
  • Serve as a mentor, advocate and adviser to students and peer faculty members to guide their scholarly development and career aspirations.
  • Conduct scholarly activities within the department, school, and university.
  • Provide input to management when requested for: planning, budget, personnel resource allocation, program development and implementation for the department.
  • Review and recommend modifications to the Department's goals and objectives annually, aligning them with the Missions and Strategic of South University and the School of Pharmacy.
  • Prepare reports and other documents as requested by the administration.
  • Assure assigned courses are appropriately updated for catalog narrative, course criteria and descriptions for the department's contributions to the annual university catalog update are complete, accurate and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Assure a positive, cooperative relationship between the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the school and university staff and faculty at all School of Pharmacy campuses.
  • Assist in recruitment and retention of quality faculty and students for all of School of Pharmacy campuses.
  • In concert with the Assistant Dean for Operations and other School administrators, provide orientation for faculty and staff within the department.
  • Design and provide developmental activities for faculty and staff.
  • Perform annual peer faculty teaching evaluations
  • Actively participate in University strategic planning and Quality Enhancement Program initiatives.
  • Actively
    promote professionalism and commitment to the profession of pharmacy.
  • Attend school and university functions where the presence of faculty and staff are required.
  • Attend conferences, seminars, and conventions that are beneficial to the School of Pharmacy and its students.
  • Actively and professionally promote the School of Pharmacy and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences to the public.
  • Serve as an advocate and leader for pharmacy in local, state and national pharmacy affairs, appropriately representing the image and standing of South University at all times.
  • Serve as assigned on South University or School of Pharmacy Committees as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Campus Dean


  • PhD degree in Medicinal Chemistry or a related field
  • Post-Doctoral research fellowship in Medical Chemistry or a related field, preferred
  • Prior teaching experience in relevant field, preferred
  • Membership in a professional association tied to area of instruction, preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with student populations
  • Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report writing skills)


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.

South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

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