The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice seek a Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)/Clinical Pharmacist who will participate in the didactic and clinical programs located on our Rockford, Illinois health sciences campus. The successful candidate will play an integral role in our Rockford Regional Pharmacy Program/Campus through didactic teaching, scholarly activity, as well as precepting pharmacy residents and students on Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice experiences (IPPEs/APPEs).
This position is a full-time non-tenure track clinical faculty appointment. The clinical practice will be at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital (KSB), an acute care hospital located in Dixon, IL with a regional network of primary care clinics and a multi-specialty physician group. Responsibilities of this position involve direct patient care and support of ambulatory family practice services including designing, implementing, and monitoring patient-specific pharmacotherapy and patient care as part of the interprofessional team. The successful candidate will work closely with the pharmacy department to integrate into the pharmacy and the KSB healthcare team. He/she will work closely with pharmacy leadership, medical staff, nurses, fellow pharmacists, and pharmacy residents in developing, implementing, and assessing various medication-related guidelines and protocols to improve outcomes. The individual also will serve as a Family Medicine Residency Faculty Member with responsibilities to include assisting with medical residency selection, program evaluation and will coordinate didactic presentations and Resident research curriculum.
Depending on the candidate’s background and fit, this individual may also provide patient care at KSB’s anticoagulation clinic or other clinical pharmacy services, serve on KSB or college committees, such as Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Opioid Stewardshipand /or multi-disciplinary care teams to help support KSB clinical and quality initiatives.
Faculty are appointed in the UIC College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmacy Practice and evaluated for promotion based on their performance in teaching, scholarship, and service. Academic responsibilities of this position include precepting pharmacy residents and students during IPPE and APPE rotations, lecturing, facilitating small group discussions/recitations, and conducting scholarly activities resulting in presentations and publications. Committee participation and student advising are also part of this faculty member’s responsibilities.
Minimum requirements for this position include: PharmD degree from an accredited College/School of Pharmacy plus completion of a PGY1 residency or equivalent experience. Completion of a PGY2 residency is preferred. Candidate must possess knowledge and skills to qualify for an academic faculty position in the UIC College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice. (Academic rank is determined by the Faculty Advisory Committee and Department Head based on current P&T Norms and candidate qualifications.) Candidates must present evidence of, or eligibility for, Illinois licensure as a registered pharmacist by start date.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested candidates must complete the university’s online application, attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Contact information for three professional references must be entered directly into the online application at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=155105
Position will remain open until filled. However, for fullest consideration, submit complete application materials by November 22, 2021.
The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
UIC is an EOE including Disability/Vets.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899