The Department of Pharmacy Practice at The University of Rhode Island (URI) invites applications for a calendar-year, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor beginning July 2022. The non-tenure track position is for three years with continuation expected. The successful candidate will develop an Ambulatory Care clinical pharmacy role within a teaching health system. The successful candidate will have opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching, service, and scholarly collaboration across the URI campus and within the URI Academic Health Collaborative which includes the Colleges of Health Science, Nursing, and Pharmacy, as well as external partners.
The College of Pharmacy (COP), Department of Pharmacy Practice (PHP) is committed to knowledge development, scientific inquiry, and excellence in teaching and clinical practice. We are a faculty with a strong record of success that supports our mission which is to Create the Future of Health through Pharmacy, driven by our vision, Excellence Through Leadership. We aim to strengthen and diversify the pharmacy profession. We are looking to expand our community of scholars who work together and inspire one another in our teaching, research, practice, and service. We prepare outstanding and compassionate pharmacists to excel as clinicians, scholars, and leaders who will enhance the health care of individuals both locally and globally. This faculty position is a partnership with Integra Community Care Network / Rhode Island Primary Care Physicians Corporation (RIPCPC), a team of physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, community health workers, and over 9400 patients working together to improve the health and well-being of the community. Most patients identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of color (BIPOC), with 18% Black, 10% multiracial, 5% Asian, 5% Native American, and 20% as other; 37% indicate their ethnicity as Hispanic or Latino. Patients at Integra speak at least 6 different languages, with nearly 1 in 6 speaking Spanish primarily.
We seek a scholar-teacher who is committed to the University of Rhode Island’s mission as a learner-centered research university where diversity, fairness, and respect are valued. The ideal candidate would be adept at engaging and supporting students from a variety of backgrounds. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented across race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected basis. We are seeking candidates with expertise in the following: ambulatory care pharmacy practice with emphasis on cardiometabolic diseases, respiratory diseases, geriatrics, pain management & transitions of care. The candidate should have knowledge of HEDIS measures, CMS quality measures & Medication Therapy Management services. The candidate will work collaboratively on the interdisciplinary care team to support the needs of the primary care practice, patients, and payors.
The candidate will be expected to establish an exemplary clinical practice model for student pharmacists in ambulatory care and scholarship in an area that complements the college’s mission. The candidate will work closely with Integra, the Director of Experiential Education, and the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice to develop a high-quality advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) in ambulatory care. The expectation is that the candidate will precept students throughout the calendar year. The successful candidate will also contribute to the University’s teaching mission and participate in service activities.
Practice site: Care New England Medical Group Primary Care and Specialty Services located at 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860.
For complete details, including required and preferred qualifications, and the application process itself, please visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply for job posting (F00288).
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.
Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.