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University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

General Information


Job title: Assistant/Associate/Professor in Community Pharmacy Practice Research
Job location: Pittsburgh, PA 15261 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 01/17/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Job Classification

Job Category:Academic – Professor – Assistant/Associate/Full

Job Description

Job description:
The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented, creative and dedicated faculty member to enhance the community practice-based research and education programs by advancing School of Pharmacy's long range plan to impact the lives of the people of Western Pennsylvania and global citizens. This tenure-stream faculty member will join a team of faculty focused on improving the care of patients in the community through collaborative partnerships with community pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals. The faculty member will have the opportunity to investigate new models of pharmacist-provided patient care, perform epidemiologic analysis of health disparities, improve care models to enhance health outcomes, and community-based participatory research that could span local, national, and international communities. The full-time faculty member will have the responsibility for teaching in the professional curriculum that may include large and small classroom, problem-based, and simulated patient teaching and learning opportunities. Additionally, the successful applicant is expected to contribute actively to scholarly programs in community care.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is nationally known for excellence in education and research. The School is on the forefront of educating pharmacy's future practitioners and scientists, with a total enrollment of over 400 students in the PharmD program. The School of Pharmacy is one of six schools of the health professions located on the Oakland campus. The University ranks among the top 10 universities in NIH funding for research and was among the first 12 universities to receive the Clinical and Translation Science Institute award from NIH. The Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics is home to eight accredited residency programs, pharmacy fellowship training programs, and the Grace Lamsam Pharmacy Program for the Underserved.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three references to Melissa Somma McGivney, PharmD, FCCP, Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
721 Salk Hall
3501 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
FAX: 412-624-8175

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
The ideal candidate will have a PhD or PharmD plus fellowship with a focus on community health; the applicant must have the ability to work in an interprofessional environment; other qualifications and experiences will be considered. A pharmacy degree is not mandatory. PharmD applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania.
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