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Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy
Memphis, Tennessee
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Mar 7, 2022

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Specialty Area
Hematology / Oncology
Work Setting
College / University
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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy in affiliation with Baptist Medical Group and Baptist Oncology Center, is seeking a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member at the level of assistant or associate professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science. 

Successful candidates will hold a PharmD degree and have completed a PGY2 Oncology Specialty Pharmacy Residency or have at least 5 years of experience in education and oncology practice.  Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in Tennessee.

Applicants should demonstrate excellence as an engaging and effective communicator (written and oral), teacher, mentor, and Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist preferred (BCOP).  Experience in classroom and small group learning settings with lecturing, active learning, and facilitating recitations and co-curricular activities are required. Core oncology service responsibilities include improved adherence, accurate medication lists, resolve medication related problems including errors and duplication, improve compliance with treatment plans, educate patients and family, lessen cost, provide therapeutic drug monitoring. Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment is a requirement.  A commitment to diversity and inclusivity in working with students, faculty, staff, community members, and stakeholders is expected.  Demonstrated ability or potential to produce scholarly activity in an academic setting in the form of peer-reviewed publications is essential.  Candidates who have a PharmD, a record of peer-reviewed publications, and evidence of funded grants are preferred.

Typical responsibilities of the position are summarized below:

Teaching:  The Department Chair or designee will assign teaching responsibilities that may include didactic lecturing, experiential training, course directorship, and participating in various other teaching activities.  The starting estimated per cent effort in teaching is 40%.

Scholarship:  Develop, grow, and maintain national recognition in oncology medicine through an active program of scholarship that includes peer-reviewed publications on a regular annual basis.  Seek and apply for external funding.  Presentations at national, regional, and local meetings are expected.  The starting estimated percent effort in scholarship is 10%.

Service:  Establish and maintain local, state, and national recognition in the field of oncology practice.  Participate in College, Departmental, and UTHSC Campus committees as deemed appropriate.  The starting estimated percent effort in service is 10%.

Patient Care:  Provide outstanding oncology pharmacy services, develop oncology teaching service, and coordinate PGY2 residency training.  Starting estimated percent effort in patient care is 40%.

The salary will be commensurate with experience.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references online at the UTHSC website ( job posting 2000001HY. 

For specific questions, please contact:

Joanna Hudson, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASN, FCCP  

Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science by email

Chair, Search Committee

University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy



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