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Research Assistant/Associate Professor

Employer
University of Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary
TBD
Closing date
Jun 13, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty
Specialty Area
Research
Work Setting
College / University
Hours
Full-time

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy 
Research Assistant/Associate Professor 
Program Evaluation Research Unit, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics 

The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, appointment stream research faculty position in the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the rank of research assistant or associate professor. This position is dependent on at least 85% faculty effort on research grants/contracts. The ideal applicant will have a PhD, PharmD, or other related degree in public health, epidemiology, or health services research or related field, though candidates with other backgrounds and experiences will be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications such as a demonstrated and sustained track record in obtaining federal funding.  Experience in conducting research with the Veteran’s Health Administration and the Defense Health Administration is also encouraged. The candidate should have expertise in one or more of the following areas:  comparative effectiveness research, substance use disorder treatment/prevention/intervention, health services research, implementation science applications in health care, behavioral aspects of medication use, general health outcomes, health care policy, pharmacoepidemiology, population health, public health, healthcare communication, health economics, strategic and financial planning or leadership and human resources management. Additionally, the incumbent will be expected to develop and sustain a research program with extramural funding as this position is required to have at least 85% funding. The incumbent will be encouraged to develop meaningful collaborations with other researchers within the School of Pharmacy, the Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and other schools and organizations. A strong sense of collaboration, innovation, and scholarly teaching along with objective achievement in scientific discovery to advance the school’s mission are essential. We have a culture of excellence, innovation, inclusion, respect, accountability, and leadership so these are foundational attributes required of this position. 

The School of Pharmacy is one of 16 schools/colleges located on the Oakland campus, which includes the six schools of the health sciences. Pitt Pharmacy ranks #5 among all U.S. schools of pharmacy in total research funding and is known as a leader and innovator in research, education, and practice. 

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload all required documents to the University of Pittsburgh Talent Center https://www.join.pitt.edu/ at Req. 24001977. Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, names of three individuals who can provide a letter of reference, and one-page summaries of research interests and service accomplishments. In addition, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community through your research and service. Please include examples of your contribution when possible. 

 

 *This position may be union-eligible. 

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all. 

 

   

 

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all. 

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets. 

 

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