University of Pittsburgh Assistant/Associate Professor in Community Practice
Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics School of Pharmacy
The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is seeking a highly motivated, innovative, and creative team-oriented individual for a full-time, calendar year, non-tenure stream faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics. The faculty member will contribute to teaching, patient care, and research through community partnerships and innovation in pharmacist-provided patient care and teaching. The faculty member will be expected to advance the school's patient care mission through community partnerships and become part of a team that personalizes the education of the next generation of pharmacists by teaching and coordinating courses in large and small classroom settings using active learning techniques. Scholarship is expected. The ideal candidate will have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, residency or fellowship training, be licensed in or eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania, and experience in an educational environment; board certification is highly desirable. Other qualifications and experiences will be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their leadership, research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The School of Pharmacy, a leader in education, practice and research, is one of six schools of the health sciences located in the Oakland campus. The School is on the forefront of educating pharmacy's future practitioners and scientists with a total enrollment of over 500 students. The School of Pharmacy partners with a wide range of patient care organizations including UPMC, one of the leading integrated health care delivery networks in the country, Giant Eagle Pharmacy, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network, Allegheny County Health Department, independent pharmacies, Federally Qualified Health Centers and many others, to provide state of the art pharmacy services, patient care, and research. The Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics and UPMC is home to twelve accredited residency programs, pharmacy fellowship training programs, and the Grace Lamsam Pharmacy Program for the Underserved. For more information about the School of Pharmacy, visit http://www.pharmacy.pitt.edu .
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, four letters of reference, and one-page summaries of teaching philosophy, clinical practice accomplishments, and research interests to:
Melissa Somma McGivney, PharmD, FCCP, FAPhA Search Committee Chair, Associate Dean, and Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Offices at Baum, 5607 Baum Blvd, Room 303 Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.