ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE FACULTY POSITION
Primary Care/Population Health
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
College of Pharmacy, Memphis Campus
Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy is seeking a full-time (12-month appointment), non-tenure track faculty member at the level of assistant or associate professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science.
Successful candidates will hold a PharmD degree and have completed a PGY2 Internal Medicine or Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency or have at least 4 years of experience in education and pharmacy practice. Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in Tennessee.
Applicants should demonstrate excellence as an engaging and effective communicator (written and oral), teacher, and mentor. Board Certification in pharmacotherapy (BCPS) or ambulatory care (BCACP) is preferred. Experience in the classroom and small group learning settings with lecturing, active learning, and facilitating recitations and co-curricular activities are required. 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 record of peer-reviewed publications and evidence of funded grants are preferred.
Typical responsibilities of the position are summarized below:
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 per cent effort in teaching is 40%.
Scholarship: Develop, grow, and maintain national recognition in primary care medicine through an active program of scholarship that includes peer-reviewed publications on an annual basis. Identify 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 primary care and population health. Participate in College, Departmental, and UTHSC Campus committees as deemed appropriate. The starting estimated percent effort in service is 10%.
Patient Care: Provide outstanding pharmacy services, develop an experiential teaching service, and participate in residency training. Starting estimated percent effort in patient care is 40%.
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 contact information of three references online at the UTHSC website (http://uthsc.edu/hr/employment/).
For specific questions, please contact:
Rachel Barenie, Pharm.D., J.D., M.P.H.
Assistant 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
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