Clinical-Track Faculty Position
In Pharmacy Practice and Science
The University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Pharmacy
Description: The UNMC College of Pharmacy invites applications for a 12-month, clinical non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science. This position offers unique and exciting opportunities to advance the profession through innovative ambulatory/primary care practice, teaching, scholarship, and service. The clinic location is at OneWorld Community Health Center, Omaha, Nebraska — a federally qualified health center (FQHC) and patient centered medical home (PCMH) committed to providing high quality, affordable primary care in a culturally respectful manner with a passion for the underserved. The position offers the opportunity to collaborate and expand existing clinical pharmacy services by: 1) leading a multidisciplinary team of case managers, nurses, behavioral health counselors, diabetes educators and dieticians focusing on the management of chronic diseases (e.g. mental illness, hypertension or diabetes), 2) developing telemedicine clinical pharmacy services to provide support to satellite clinics, 3) participating in ongoing performance improvement activities focused on improving patient clinical outcomes, 4) collaborating with OneWorld’s outpatient pharmacy staff to coordinate care, and 5) providing periodic continuing education programs to medical providers at OneWorld. Teaching responsibilities include instruction in didactic courses at UNMC and clinical instruction of pharmacy students on experiential rotations. This position offers a unique learning environment for students by providing exposure to cross-cultural diversity in an underserved population while working within a multidisciplinary team. The Department and OneWorld seek a dynamic individual that has a passion for ambulatory/primary care. The position requires the establishment of a successful practice within OneWorld Clinics located within the greater Omaha metropolitan area. Teaching is expected and will include coordination and instruction of courses in the professional curriculum and clinical instruction of pharmacy students in experiential rotations. Scholarly activity directly related to practice or teaching is also required. The position will support the Profession, The College of Pharmacy, OneWorld, and Department through service to committees and professional organizations.
Qualifications: Candidates who share our commitment to innovative teaching and practice, exceptional research, and leadership are encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) and have completed a post-graduate year 2 residency in ambulatory care (or equivalent experience). Must be eligible for pharmacy practice licensure in Nebraska. Obtaining board certification is expected. Excellent written and verbal communication and personal skills are required. Although not required, bilingual speaking practitioners (English/Spanish) are encouraged to apply. The faculty member will report directly to the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and be provided with a competitive salary.
About Omaha: The UNMC campus is located in Omaha. Omaha is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Omaha has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for affordability and quality of life. Additional information about the Omaha area is available at https://www.omahachamber.org/economic-development/rankings/
Application Instructions: Interested individuals are requested to submit a letter of application with a brief description of practice goals, teaching philosophy, and research focus along with their curriculum vitae. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Materials should be submitted electronically to: jobs.unmc.edu with three references and complete contact information. For additional information contact Jessica Downes, PharmD, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, 986145 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-6120. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: (402) 504-6368. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.