University of New Mexico
College of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences
Clinician Educator Open Rank in Pharmacy Position
The College of Pharmacy at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is seeking exceptional applicants to join our faculty. This is an open rank full-time 12-month (non-tenure track) faculty position for individuals ideally specializing in ambulatory care in people with HIV. This faculty position will reside in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences.
The successful candidate in a Clinician Educator track position will establish an active clinic site that will also serve to precept APPE students (~50% effort). In addition, the faculty member is expected to mentor pharmacy residents as appropriate. Academic responsibilities include teaching in the didactic professional curriculum (~30% effort). Candidates will also be expected to contribute to the scholarly and service missions of the College (~20% effort). Additional responsibilities include contributing to the vision, mission, and strategic plan of the College; mentoring, supervising and evaluating the activities and performance of students, residents, and support staff as appropriate. The individual will be expected to collaborate with other faculty and share the University and College’s values.
- Earned Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited institution
- Completed post-doctoral residency training or equivalent experience
- Evidence of teaching experience
- Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Pharmacist in the state of New Mexico.
- Experience working in area of HIV
- Experience with teaching and mentoring students in a relevant academic environment
- A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities
- Evidence of excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Evidence of scholarship
- Evidence of leadership and committee service at the local, state, or national level
- Licensed as a Pharmacist Clinician in New Mexico
A Profile of the UNM College of Pharmacy
Located in the historically rich and culturally diverse Southwest, the College of Pharmacy is part of the
Health Sciences campus and works collaboratively with the School of Medicine, College of Nursing, UNM
Hospitals, and UNM Cancer Research and Treatment Center in the state’s largest health complex. The College holds the distinction of having the most ethnically diverse student body in the nation. Unique programs within the College include the New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center, UNM/NMSU Cooperative Pharmacy program, and the oldest training program in nuclear pharmacy in the country.
The ambulatory care component will be located at UNM Medical Group Truman Health Services (THS) primarily providing pharmacist clinician consultative care for people with HIV aged 13yo and up, including antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence counseling, ART regimen optimization (including consideration of comorbid conditions, drug-drug interactions, pill burden, prior resistance mutations, insurance coverage, and patient preference), and monitoring for ART and opportunistic infection prophylaxis/treatment side effects, toxicities, and efficacy. Consultation may also include management of metabolic disorders in people with HIV, gender affirming hormone therapy, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and post-exposure prophylaxis, hepatitis B and C treatment, and sexually transmitted infection treatment. Additional duties include cross coverage for colleagues who cover children under 13yo with HIV and perinatally exposed infants and participation in quality improvement initiatives. THS is a patient centered medical home that utilizes a team-based care approach to provide primary care services to people with HIV and people who are transgender and gender nonbinary and consultative care for HIV PrEP and PEP and hepatitis C treatment. THS includes clinical services, on-site specialty pharmacy, outreach services, and a quality team to meet the needs of our patients.
UNM offers exciting opportunities for inter-professional practice, research, and education. The
College has 55 Faculty and 300 Preceptors throughout the state. Strong partnerships with the New Mexico Pharmacists Association, New Mexico Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy have created disease state management programs and innovative practice opportunities including pharmacist clinicians with prescriptive authority. The College ranks 12th in NIH research funding and 22nd in overall research funding among the colleges of pharmacies in the United States. College faculty collaborate extensively across the university (UNM College of Nursing, School of
Medicine [i.e., Departments of Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neuroscience, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry], College of Population Health, Department of
Economics, and other Centers and Institutes in New Mexico [i.e., Center for Developmental Disabilities, Prevention Research Center, Center on Alcoholism Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA), Clinical and Translational Sciences Center (CTSC)]) as well as Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National
Laboratory VA Cooperative Studies Program, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and the MIND
Research Network. In addition to a stimulating academic environment, the College is located in Albuquerque, in the Sandia Mountain valley. With more than 310 days of sunshine a year, Albuquerque has year-round recreational opportunities and more than 28,000 acres of open space.
For best consideration applications must be received by August 14, 2022, however the position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply: A complete application consists of: (1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a signed letter of interest that addresses each minimum and preferred qualification for the position; and (3) the names, addresses and contact information for three references.
For complete details of this position and to apply, access Faculty Posting at: http://unmjobs.unm.edu/ Reference Posting Req20431.
For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Anne DiBello, AaDibello@salud.unm.edu 505-2720369.
UNM's confidentiality policy ("Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment," UNM Board of Regents' Policy Manual 6.7), which included information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at https://policy.unm.edu/regents-policies/section-6/6-7.html
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