American University of Iraq - Baghdad

Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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College of Pharmacy

Why the American University of Iraq – Baghdad?

Opening its doors in January of 2021, the new American University of Iraq – Baghdad (AUIB) began as a dream of influential individuals in Iraqi and the United States business, industry and government who want to see a world-class institution of higher learning established in the city, reminiscent of the days when Baghdad was an educational mecca and flourishing capital of the Muslim world.  With a great library, palatial college buildings and student centers, state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and athletic facilities, AUIB will be a beautiful campus attracting students, faculty, and staff from throughout the world.  We invite you to join us in this exciting new venture.

This position will report directly to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy

Job description, duties, and responsibilities:

  • Teach basic and advanced theoretical and laboratory courses for undergraduate and postgraduate Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences students.
  • Participate in designing modules and programs in novel pharmaceutical sciences domains to reflect the latest developments in the field.
  • Contribute to the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accreditation process.
  • Develop and lead multidisciplinary research collaborations leading to publications in reputed journals and establish an extramural funded research program that augments the research directions of the college.
  • Contribute to development of pioneer testing and research facilities and laboratories at the College of Pharmacy.
  • Contribute to advancing pharmacy practice in the region through designing and delivering various continuous education (CE) programs.
  • Be involved in assessment and committee work at the College and the University.


  • PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Dosage forms) in addition to BPharm or PharmD from a reputed university. Candidates with degrees from an ACPE accredited school/college of pharmacy and postdoctoral experience in Pharmaceutical Sciences will be highly considered.
  • Preference will also be given to candidates with research credentials and interests in any of the areas of drug discovery and development (i.e., design and synthesis of drug molecules; computational methods to advance drug action; in vivo assessment of pharmacokinetics and drug action; etc.) or industrial pharmaceutics.
  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in a reputed university.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and familiarity with the American system of higher education.
  • Interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills with ability to effectively manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • A good team player with strong ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and to build positive spirit and always look for a better way.
  • High standard and significant record of institutional, professional, and community service leadership in research, along with successful receipt and management of funded research projects, including the supervision of research staff and students and publications of high impact-outputs.

Application Procedure: 

Applications should include:

  • Cover letter addressing the requirements of the position
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae.
  • Teaching physiology (1 page max)
  • Research statement (2 pages max)
  • Copies of Passport Data information page.
  • References (contact details) for up to three individuals who are familiar with your work.
  • Copies of all formal academic degrees and certificates.
  • Copies of your Transcripts.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Confidential review of materials and screening of candidates will begin immediately. 

Please apply through AUIB website OR send your application and supporting documents to the following email address: 

You MUST put the position title in the Subject line.

If an applicant has any relatives working at AUIB this must be disclosed in writing in the cover letter.

If you have not heard back from us after 3 weeks, it means that your application was not successful.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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