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Clinical-Track, Assistant or Associate Professor in Palliative Care

The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
$100,000.00 to Commensurate
Closing date
Aug 12, 2021

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Pain Management and Palliative Care
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College / University
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The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy seeks a full-time, calendar-year, faculty position to assist in the growth of hospice and palliative care expertise.  This position will support further development of interprofessional collaboration in education, training, practice, and research in the areas of hospice and palliative care on the University of Iowa campus.

The faculty member will be appointed within the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science in The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.  This position will be a clinical track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and it is not eligible for tenure. All clinical faculty at Iowa have assignments in teaching, clinical service, collegiate or university service, and professional productivity. 

The Clinical Faculty in Palliative Care will have primary responsibilities in the following areas: 

  • Provide patient care with interprofessional colleagues on hospice and palliative care teams.
  • Assist with design of curriculum and appropriate delivery methods for post-graduate certificate, residency, and student pharmacist certificate programs in hospice and palliative care.
  • Maintain and strengthen connections with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Palliative Care providers and their associated units to identify areas for collaboration.
  • Assist the College’s Palliative Care faculty in campus-wide efforts to create and expand hospice and palliative initiatives at The University of Iowa.
  • Meet Expectations for Faculty Success in The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy by delivering clinical, didactic, and laboratory instruction to student and resident pharmacists; providing patient care services; providing input and service and routinely contributing to the profession through publication and presentation.
  • Contribute to a culture that promotes a welcoming and inclusive place for working, learning, and collaborating; and demonstrate the value that people from varying backgrounds and diverse viewpoints provide to cultivate a workplace of respect and appreciation to improve employee engagement.

Established in 1885, the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy is committed to interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration, fostering an environment of teamwork and breakthrough thinking. Faculty work closely with pharmacy practitioners to explore methods to improve services through pharmaceutical care delivery. The College enrolls over 100 PharmD students each year, offering an innovative evolving curriculum. In January 2020, the College moved into a brand-new state-of the-art facility that offers its graduates opportunities to become the next generation of health care leaders and scientists.  Further information about the department may be found at:

Iowa City consistently receives national attention for being a highly rated livable city in America for its moderate cost of living, nationally ranked public schools and healthcare facilities, numerous recreation and leisure options, and diverse cultural and employment opportunities.  Read more at:

The University of Iowa is committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career | Build a Life.” For more information about local work / life resources, including dual-career support, please see:

To apply, candidates will submit applications online at jobs@uiowa74208 Inquiries regarding the position can be made to Dr. James Ray, the Search Committee Chair, at Applications should include a letter outlining interest and relevant experience and curriculum vitae. For a copy of the full job description, please contact Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional references will be required, and references will not be contacted until a later step in the search process.

The University of Iowa is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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