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Assistant Professor of Pharmacy (3 Positions)

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 13, 2022

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The Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Rhode Island (URI) invites applications for full-time tenure-track academic year positions at the level of Assistant Professor of Pharmacy. We are searching for three faculty positions with expertise in the following pharmacy specialty disciplines: 1) immunology/autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases, genomics, aging and health, or medical nutrition therapy/dietary supplements, 2) cardiology, and 3) neurology, psychiatric, addiction, or mental health.

The University of Rhode Island is the state’s flagship land and sea-grant research institution, with a commitment to urban initiatives. A student-centered research institution, URI actively partners with other organizations globally and locally to advance knowledge and to develop informed residents and leaders. URI is committed to community engagement, excellence in education, and solving the world’s most important challenges. Situated on the traditional land and territories of the Narragansett Nation and the Niantic People along the Atlantic Ocean, URI strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment for researchers, teachers, learners, and community members.

The College of Pharmacy is on the main campus in South County Rhode Island. South County is Rhode Island’s southernmost region, covering 100 miles of coastline, and sandy beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. The College of Pharmacy is a welcoming and inclusive community of scholars with a vision to “Advance Health and Transform Communities”. The College community seeks to pursue lives of service and intellectual exploration to solve scientific challenges and deliver progressive interdisciplinary healthcare with compassion and intention. The Department of Pharmacy Practice prepares outstanding and compassionate pharmacists and health outcomes specialists that excel as clinicians, scholars, and leaders. We aim to strengthen and diversify the practice of pharmacy. We invite applicants that are interested in expanding our community of scholars that work together and inspire one another in teaching, research, practice, and service. The College of Pharmacy has extensive partnerships with health systems and research centers across the state of Rhode Island, Eastern and Central Massachusetts, and Eastern Connecticut.


We are looking for an applied clinical scholar and educator with research skills that may include clinical trials, implementation science, laboratory sciences, outcomes, or pharmacoeconomics. The candidate will be expected to establish a program of research in an area that complements the College’s mission and is supported by extramural funding. The successful candidate will also contribute to the University’s teaching mission and participate in service activities.  The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy values diversity and respect for all individuals. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce to enhance our student environment and the health of all people in Rhode Island, the United States, and the world. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who demonstrate through their efforts in teaching, research, and engagement that they are creating environments to promote equity in education and divest health inequities.

For complete details, and the application process itself, please visit the URI jobs website at to apply for faculty job posting (F00328). 

The search will remain open until the position has been filled.  First consideration will be given to applications received by November 14, 2022. Second consideration may be given to applications received by January 16, 2023. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (January 16, 2023) may not be given full consideration.


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.


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