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Pharmacy Faculty in Family Medicine Assistant /Associate / Professor- Knoxville

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

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Specialty Area
Family Medicine
Work Setting
College / University

Job Details

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy seeks nominations and applications for a Department of Clinical Pharmacy faculty position at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor for the Knoxville campus. This position is a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment and will be available on or before July 1, 2024. 

Typical responsibilities of the position are summarized below:

Teaching: (40%) Teach and coordinate courses in the PharmD curriculum, lead small group courses, deliver didactic lectures and team-based discussions, and perform other tasks as assigned by the Department Chair or designee. Serve as a Medicine APPE preceptor for PharmD students. Serve as a preceptor and mentor for PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents, with the opportunity to serve as the Residency Program Director for the Pharmacotherapy
Residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Scholarship: (10%) Develop an active program of scholarship including leading to peer-reviewed publications annually. Seek and apply for external funding. Presentations at national, regional, and local meetings are expected.

Service: (10%) Participate in College, Department, and University/Campus committees as directed by the Department Chair or designee and serve in an advisory role to student groups or functions. Serve on University of Tennessee Medical Center committees or councils, and participate in pharmacy residency recruitment and interviews, as appropriate.

Patient Care: (40%) Provide clinical service within the integrated decentralized pharmacy service at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. This position provides care for patients on the inpatient Family Medicine service at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville TN in partnership with another fulltime College of Pharmacy faculty member.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Successful applicants will hold a PharmD degree and have completed PGY1 and PGY2 (specialized) residencies or a fellowship
    or have equivalent training or experience in their area of expertise.
  • Applicants with 3-5 years of experience as faculty members and those with professional experience in family medicine or internal medicine will be given preferential consideration.
  • Candidates must be eligible for pharmacy licensure in Tennessee.
  • The applicants should demonstrate excellence in written and oral communication, clinical skills, and teaching.
  • Experience in the classroom and small group teaching and precepting pharmacy students is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce scholarly activity in an academic setting in the form of peer-reviewed publications is important.
  • Board certification or eligibility for board certification is preferred.

The salary will be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references by mail or e-mail to:

Andrea S. Franks, PharmD, BCPS
Search Committee Chair
Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy

For further information regarding the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy and the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, please see: and


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.


UT GSM is ideally located in beautiful East Tennessee, at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, affording metropolitan conveniences coupled with rural charm.





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