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Faculty position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
Closing date
Dec 5, 2022

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Position Type
Specialty Area
Pharmacotherapy, Research
Work Setting
College / University

Job Details

The University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy invites applications for a 12-month faculty position at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor (CHS) in the Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research Division.

Applicants for this position must hold a PharmD or equivalent and be eligible for Wisconsin pharmacy licensure. Candidates must have completed a postgraduate year one pharmacy residency (PGY1) or equivalent clinical or academic experience. A postgraduate year two pharmacy residency (PGY2) or PhD training or fellowship is desirable. Record of researching leading to peer-reviewed publications and prior teaching, mentoring, or precepting experience is preferred.  All areas of practice and research expertise will be considered; however, preference will be given to individuals with expertise and/or research interests in behavioral or mental health, geriatrics, oncology, bioinformatics, or pharmacogenomics.  Appointment as Associate Professor (CHS) will require candidate's credentials to meet criteria for rank at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy.

Responsibilities include establishing an independent research program in their area of expertise and collaborations leading to a sustained program of publishable scholarly work;  teaching within the School's Doctor of Pharmacy program which includes classroom instruction in practice-related courses and teaching in the team-taught Integrated Pharmacotherapy Skills Laboratory courses which focus on pharmacy practice skill development and evaluation; and developing a clinical practice (4-8 hours per week) that is complementary to the individual's area of expertise and research/scholarship (clinical practice may be broadly defined). Additionally, the individual will serve as a member of school committees/working groups as required and/or requested.

Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a world-class academic institution that encourages, values, and supports basic, applied, and interdisciplinary research and attracts scholars and students from around the world. The School of Pharmacy is located adjacent to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, the 505 bed UW Hospital and Clinics, the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, the 111 bed American Family Children's Hospital, the Paul P. Carbone Cancer Center, and the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics. The world headquarters of the EPIC electronic medical records corporation are located 10 miles from the School of Pharmacy.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy PharmD program is among the best in the nation, consistently ranking in the top ten US News and World Report's "Best Graduate Schools". The School of Pharmacy also hosts vibrant graduate student programs and an undergraduate degree program in Pharmacology and Toxicology. The School of Pharmacy and surrounding medical center complex are contiguous with the main campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, providing ready access to collaborators and research-related resources across the campus, as well as fitness centers, the second largest collegiate sailing club in the nation, and downtown entertainment and fine dining. The University's retirement system is robust and well-funded. As both the State capitol and home of the University of Wisconsin, Madison is a vibrant city boasting year-round, world class recreational and entertainment opportunities, and convenient regional and national transportation options.

To apply and see a complete list of duties, please refer to the following posting:

All applications should be received by December 1, 2022 to ensure full consideration with the appointments starting on or around July 3, 2023.

The School of Pharmacy embraces the values of diversity and inclusion, as they are essential in achieving related goals outlined in our School's strategic plan. We aspire to integrate diversity and inclusion behaviors into teaching, research, and our service mission to advance our priorities of creating and sustaining an inclusive and welcoming environment. Further, we believe these values are critical in preparing our students to address and eliminate health disparities.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates who have awareness, commitment, and practice of diversity and inclusion behaviors, and we especially encourage women and people from underrepresented minority groups to apply.

Applicants should upload:

1.) a cover letter outlining your interest, your approach to promoting equity and inclusivity in your work, and how your skills relate to the mission of the School of Pharmacy (see our mission at
2.) curriculum vitae
3.) a statement of teaching philosophy
4.) a summary of current and planned research

In addition, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information of three references within the application process. At a future date applicants may be asked to provide at least three letters of reference.


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