Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Buffalo, NY

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of this faculty member is to coordinate and deliver instruction PMD 701: Principles of Drug Action III and PMD 605 Principles of Drug Action I in the Fall semester and PMD 606: Principles of Drug Action II in the Spring semester in both the traditional and online pathways. Other coursework may be assigned at the discretion of the Chair of PSAS. FTE: 1.0 FTE Faculty, Tenure-track


  • Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences or related discipline from accredited college or university
  • Post-doctoral experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to utilize various software programs


  • Coordinate and deliver instruction in PMD 701: Principles of Drug Action III and PMD 605: Principles of Drug Action I in the Fall semester, and PMD 606: Principles of Drug Action II in the Spring semester in the traditional and online pathways
  • Participate in committee assignments as required by the School.
  • Participate in service to the community in accordance with the mission of D’Youville.
  • Participate in scholarship and research that align with area of specialty that will satisfy expectations for tenure.
  • Serve as an advisor to Pharm.D students. Understanding and respecting differences can best develop in a community where members learn, live, work, and serve among individuals with diverse worldviews, identities, and values. We are dedicated to upholding the dignity and worth of all members of this academic community such that all may engage effectively and compassionately in a pluralistic society.

About the Institution: 

D’Youville is a highly regarded private college and research institution with a rich history located on the vibrant West Side of Buffalo adjacent to a growing downtown with year-round cultural events and outdoor recreation. While preparing students for the 21st-century, D’Youville excels at helping students reach their career goals as change agents, doing well for themselves and their communities by doing good. Under the leadership of President Lorrie Clemo, the university is moving boldly forward through a dynamic and integrated planning process to strengthen the institution and positively impact the student experience and surrounding community. 

Founded in 1908, the Grey Nuns named the college after the Patron Saint Marguerite D’Youville and committed to making it a compassionate place of learning for those from underrepresented populations. That commitment and tradition continue today. D’Youville was the first college in Western New York to offer baccalaureate degree programs for women. With a long Catholic history, D’Youville welcomes students of every culture, background, and faith and is a place where different faith traditions can be openly shared and respected. Coeducational since 1971, D’Youville strives to expand opportunities for diverse learners, including adults, first-generation, low-income, and other students historically underrepresented in higher education. 

Today, D’Youville features an urban, growing campus community of 3,000 students and offers more than 50 majors in undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral studies including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs. Featuring degrees in healthcare, business, and the liberal arts, D’Youville encourages students to balance their learning with activities that integrate community service with coursework. D’Youville’s proud graduates have the academic strengths necessary for careers that make a difference and the skills to be leaders for the world. To learn more about D’Youville, please visit