ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR FACULTY POSITION Pediatric Parenteral Nutrition Pharmacy Practice
- University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy
- Memphis, Tennessee
- Salary commensurate with experience
- Closing date
- May 28, 2023
- Position Type
- Specialty Area
- Nutrition Support, Pediatrics
- Work Setting
- College / University
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy in affiliation with Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, 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.
Applicants should demonstrate excellence as an engaging and effective communicator (written and oral), teacher, mentor, and eligible or already Board Certified as a Nutrition Support Pharmacist (BCNSP). Experience in the classroom and small group learning settings with lecturing, active learning, and facilitating recitations and co-curricular activities are required. Core clinical service responsibilities include Parenteral Nutrition Service patient care and participation in the Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Nutrition Subcommittee. The 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.
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 percent effort in teaching is 40%.
Scholarship: Develop, grow, and maintain national recognition in Pediatric Parenteral Nutrition 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 Pediatric Parenteral Nutrition. Participate in College, Departmental, UTHSC Campus and hospital committees as deemed appropriate. The starting estimated percent effort in service is 10%.
Patient Care: Provide outstanding Pediatric Parenteral Nutrition pharmacy services and educate pharmacy residents. Starting estimated percent effort in patient care is 40%.
Successful candidates will hold a PharmD degree and have completed a Pediatric Pharmacy Residency or Fellowship, with extensive Pediatric Parenteral Nutrition experience or have at least 5 years of experience in Pediatrics with Pediatric Parenteral Nutrition. Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in Tennessee.
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 (http://uthsc.edu/hr/employment/).
For specific questions, please contact:
Michael Christensen, Pharm.D., BCNSP
Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science
Chair, Search Committee
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
For more information about UTHSC and the College of Pharmacy, please visit http://www.uthsc.edu/pharmacy.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services
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