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Ambulatory Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice- Assistant/Associate/Professor, Nashville

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy
Nashville, Tennessee
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Apr 5, 2024

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

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy 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. This position will be at our growing satellite pharmacy campus in Nashville, TN. 

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 percent effort in
teaching is 40%.

Scholarship: Develop, grow, and maintain national recognition in psychiatric pharmacy practice 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 psychiatric pharmacy practice. Participate in College, Departmental, and UTHSC Campus committees as deemed appropriate. The starting estimated percent effort in service is 10%.

Patient Care: Provide outstanding psychiatric pharmacy services, develop psychiatric teaching service, and coordinate PGY2 residency training. The starting estimated percent effort in patient care is 40%.



  • Successful candidates will hold a PharmD degree and have completed a PGY2 Psychiatric Specialty Pharmacy Residency or have at least 5 years of experience in education and psychiatric 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 psychiatric pharmacy (BCPP) is preferred.
  • Experience in classroom and small group learning settings with lecturing, active learning, and facilitating recitations and cocurricular 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 PharmD, a record of peer-reviewed publications, and a strong track record of practice-based research will be prioritized.

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

For specific questions, please contact:
Ken Hohmeier, Pharm.D
Search Committee Chair
Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy (


For benefits information, please visit

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.


The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.



The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.

Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT’s doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state’s largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.

Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.

Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley’s Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.






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