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Clinical Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences

University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler, Texas
Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
May 29, 2023

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Position Type
Specialty Area
Ambulatory Care, Internal Medicine
Work Setting
College / University

Job Summary

The Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Tyler invites qualified candidates to join the Clinical Department faculty. Appointments are shared positions with UT Health for 12 months (9-month faculty appointment plus 3-month summer supplement) and clinical non-tenure-track positions at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. We are seeking qualified clinical pharmacy candidates for the following specialty areas: ambulatory, internal medicine, inpatient geriatrics, and/or inpatient palliative care.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, student-centered academic Pharm.D. program. Courses are taught using an active learning environment that values personal and professional growth and the development of each student. The curriculum emphasizes self-directed learning, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork.

The start date for the position is flexible. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

 Essential Functions

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to developing and delivering the clinical pharmacy curriculum.=
  • Advise students
  • Service activities
  • Engagement in research and scholarship.
  • The position also requires practicing within UT Health System in the candidate's area of specialty and precepting students.
    • Teaching responsibilities include developing and implementing active learning modules, didactic lectures, skills lab, and course coordination.

Required Qualifications

  • Pharm.D. or equivalent terminal degree.
  • Completion of a PGY-1 pharmacy residency or equivalent experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Current Texas Registered Pharmacist Licensure (or eligibility for Texas licensure).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of a PGY-2 residency and professional board certification in a specialty area.

 How to Apply

Qualified candidates will need to submit in a single PDF; 1) a letter of interest, 2) a statement of educational philosophy, 3) curriculum vitae, and 4) contact information for three professional references.

Job ID: 9749

For any questions related to these positions, candidates can contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Tianrui Yang, at

About The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes 13 institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls 10,000 students and consists of six colleges. 

Our beautiful Tyler campus features more than 200 acres nestled along a lake and surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. We also offer instructional sites at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler, Palestine, Longview, and Houston.

With more than 80 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs offered, UT Tyler provides a wealth of learning opportunities and dynamic programs.

For more information, please visit

About UT Health East Texas

UT Health East Texas provides care to thousands of patients each year through an extensive regional network that includes ten hospitals, more than 50 clinics, the Olympic Plaza Tower, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of more than 50 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including the region's only Level 1 trauma facility.

Additional Information

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by the time of hire.

 EEO/AA Statement

The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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