Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)/Clinical Pharmacist/ Coordinator, Patient Care Skills Lab (PCSL)

Chicago, Illinois
Commensurate with experience
Jun 24, 2021
Jul 22, 2021
Position Type
Specialty Area
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College / University


The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice seeks a Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)/Clinical Pharmacist/Coordinator, Patient Care Skills to join the Office of Experiential Education (OEE) and play an integral part in preparing students for experiential education via the patient care skills laboratory. The position is available immediately.

The College of Pharmacy at UIC, with campuses in Chicago and Rockford, is the #1 college of pharmacy in the state of Illinois and the #7 college in the United States by US News & World Report. More information about the College and Department of Pharmacy Practice can be found at and


The Office of Experiential Education (OEE) within the Department of Pharmacy Practice has the major responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the patient care skills lab and experiential education curriculum. The responsibilities of the individual in this position include:

  • The coordination and oversight of a minimum of two core patient care skills lab courses in the PharmD curriculum, and other courses as assigned.  The focus of the two patient care skills lab courses will primarily be on hospital practice and direct patient care skills.
  • Develop, revise, and evaluate the patient care skills lab curriculum to ensure high quality training and simulated experience consistent with advances in the field
  • Prepare and provide reports, analyses, data, and information from courses as needed for accreditation and curriculum assessment purposes
  • Assist the Director of APPE and the Director of IPPE in projects related to bridging the patient care skill lab to experiential education
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned
  • Service responsibilities in areas of patient care, community health, and/or department/college/university committees. 
  • Provision of didactic lectures in the College of Pharmacy and/or other health science college, facilitating within the patient care skills laboratory, and serving as a preceptor for student pharmacists and PGY1/PGY2 residents on academic rotation.
  • Scholarly activities, including presentations and publications.


  • Graduate of an ACPE accredited PharmD program
  • Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist by the State of Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation or eligible for such licensure by start date
  • Completion of an ASHP PGY1 residency or fellowship or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of pharmacy experience required
  • Previous teaching and/or precepting experience required
  • Knowledge of ACPE accreditation requirements, HIPAA policies and procedures, Illinois Board of Pharmacy requirements
  • Demonstrate ability to work within a team as well as independently; flexibility to adapt to a changing learning environment; excellent planning, time management and organizational skills; analytical and problem solving skills; strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Minimum faculty rank for the position will be based on the norms and criteria of the appointing department, minimum rank for clinical programs is Clinical Assistant Professor

How and when to apply:

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications may only be submitted via the university’s online application system at:


For fullest consideration, submit complete application materials by July 22, 2021. Applications must include both the following for consideration: letter of intent and curriculum vitae. Names and contact information of three references must be entered directly into the online application.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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