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Tenure-Track Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Professor) Faculty

University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health
Chicago, Illinois
commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jun 19, 2022

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The Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track open rank (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor) faculty.

Founded in 1859, our College is the fifth oldest College of Pharmacy in the United States and the oldest entity within the University of Illinois system. Our research and education programs are ranked among the top colleges of pharmacy in the country. The College of Pharmacy is one of six health profession colleges on the UIC campus, one of only five academic health centers in the U.S. with all of the health professions.

The College of Pharmacy at UIC, with campuses in Chicago and Rockford, is the #1 college of pharmacy in the state of Illinois and the #7 college of pharmacy in the US by US News & World Report. More information about the College and Department of Pharmacy Practice can be found at and

We seek candidates with a diverse background who will help grow our research program portfolio focused on advancing translational or applied pharmacy practice research including but not limited to pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug metabolism, pharmacogenomics, personalized medicine, biobehavioral science, health disparities, health services, dissemination and implementation science.

 Special consideration will be given to candidates whose research interests complement and foster collaboration with our current research core, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, psychiatric and neurological disorders and will help support our mission of advancing health care through translational, applied and outcomes-based research. Applicants with research expertise and active, funded research programs in other areas are also encouraged to apply, given the breadth of collaborative research themes and programs available at the University of Illinois Chicago. 

Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in the health sciences (PharmD, MD, Ph.D.) and have significant research experience. Postdoctoral research training and/or fellowship training is preferred. Candidates will be expected to develop and sustain an independent, extramurally funded research program as well as teach in the College of Pharmacy PharmD and PhD programs. A demonstrated ability and commitment to teaching excellence at the professional level and a history of innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative research are preferred. If engaged in clinical practice in Illinois, candidate must present evidence of a license as a registered pharmacist in the state of Illinois by employment start date. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience based on the norms and criteria of the Department of Pharmacy Practice.

This search will remain open until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, candidates must submit a complete application through the University’s online application system (click on link below) by Thursday, May 26, 2022.

A letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and a statement of research focus must be attached to the online application. In addition, e-mail and phone contact information for three professional references must be entered directly into the online application:

UIC is an EOE including Disability/Vets.


The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


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:


University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.


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