The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy is seeking a bold, collaborative leader for the role of Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems (PCHS). The selected individual will lead a dynamic department that blends nationally recognized expertise across the disciplines of clinical pharmacy practice, social and administrative pharmacy, scholarship of teaching and learning, and health economics and informatics.
PCHS seeks a leader with a broad and progressive vision for the future of pharmacy, with strong knowledge of the profession, patient care services of pharmacists, trends in health systems, and the clinical and social sciences applied in these domains. The successful candidate will be skilled in building strong interpersonal relationships, stimulating action-oriented collaborations, and connecting groups to form partnerships, including clinical practitioners, industry and managed care leaders, advocacy organizations, and community groups. They will have a track record of mentoring and empowering faculty to influence pharmacy practice, education and health care at both local and national levels.
This is an exciting opportunity to build on strong institutional and individual faculty commitments to advance the profession of pharmacy through practice, education, policy, and research. PCHS faculty individually and collectively have a legacy of scholarship, research, innovation, and national and international leadership in each of these domains. The state of Minnesota is a national leader in adoption of value-based care delivery and implementing alternative health care payment models. A long-standing spirit of collaboration between the College of Pharmacy and leading edge health systems provides an environment for rich partnerships seeking to create innovation in pharmacy practice and education to create influential scholarship and research. The College of Pharmacy is part of the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center (AHC), one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the nation, which provides outstanding opportunities for interprofessional research and practice.
Desired candidates will have evidence of strong leadership skills and scholarly record, including success in leading teams, garnering extramural funding, producing nationally recognized scholarly works, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate and educate.
Key Administrative Responsibilities of Position:
The Department Head reports directly to the Dean and works with the Dean(s) and other Department Heads to achieve collegiate goals.
Leads the faculty to develop a strong and futuristic Departmental vision, goals, and strategic plans.
Hold individual faculty and the collective faculty of the department accountable for the performance of furthering the University's and College of Pharmacy’s programs of research, teaching, practice and service.
Coordinate the annual review process for department faculty and others as assigned by the Dean. The Department Head is responsible for ensuring that the review of probationary faculty, promotion and tenure review, and post-tenure review are carried out by the Department according to the Department’s official policies.
Preside over Departmental meetings, organize communication within the Department, and provide a communication link between individuals in the Department and administration.
Coordinate the Department’s professional teaching within the College, including recommendation of personnel for specific courses.
Perform the personnel and fiscal management functions necessary for the operation of the Department and carry out other administrative duties as assigned by the Dean, the AHC, and the University. Provide individual mentorship and guide mentoring process for the Department.
Expertise in the pharmacy profession and a discipline relevant to the scholarly focus areas of the Department, including but not limited to Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Health Economics, Outcomes Research, and Public Health, Implementation or Data Sciences, and Health Policy.
Eligible for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems.
Demonstrated evidence of strong research and scholarly activity, experience in professional and graduate education, and an understanding of clinical practice.
Strong record of experience in administration, including financial and personnel management.
A record of successful leadership and mentoring.
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