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Assistant or Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Jefferson College of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
May 6, 2024

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

The Jefferson College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice invites applications for two full-time, 12-month faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Desired applicants should be committed to excellence in teaching and patient care, engaged professionally at the local, state, and national level, and committed to developing a scholarship platform that will bring recognition to the practice area, college, and university.

The area of practice expertise is open to what will fit best with the college’s overall needs. Identified areas include but are not limited to: inpatient adult internal medicine, ambulatory care, drug information, and/or social/behavioral/administrative sciences.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in leadership, written and verbal communication; have strong interpersonal skills; experience in classroom, small group, and experiential teaching settings; and the potential to develop a sustained record of scholarship.


  • Develop and deliver high-quality didactic and experiential courses in pharmacy practice.
  • Develop and maintain a clinical practice site (for clinical practice position).
  • Engage in collaborative scholarly research activities, including presentations and publications.
  • Provide mentorship and advisement to pharmacy students.
  • Participate in departmental, university, and community service activities.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to enhance pharmacy education and practice.
  • Assist in recruitment and retention of students.

Required Qualifications:

  • For clinical practice positions:
    • PharmD degree
    • Completion of PGY-2 pharmacy residency in desired clinical area or equivalent experience
    • Eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania
    • Board Certification in specialty area, if available
  • For social/behavioral/administrative science positions:
    • PhD degree in relevant field or a PharmD degree with advanced training in a social or administrative science discipline (e.g., fellowship in Pharmacy Administration, Pharmacoeconomics, or Health Outcomes)

The position is salaried, with generous benefits and a retirement program. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit an on-line application/CV to: (Job ID # 9290979)

Applicants should also submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of their teaching philosophy and interests, and contact information for three (3) professional references to: Cynthia Sanoski, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, Department Chair, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, 901 Walnut St., Suite 901, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or, 215-503-1722.

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, the University includes ten colleges and four schools. Thomas Jefferson University is a NCAA Division II institution and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine, and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. Jefferson Health has over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Jefferson’s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education, and discovery to create unparalleled value
  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.


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