The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy is seeking a full-time, non-tenure track, faculty member at the level of assistant, associate or full professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science. Rank will be commensurate with past academic and scholarly record. We seek candidates to help establish a new program for precision medicine with emphasis in the implementation and translation into clinical practice.
Successful candidates will hold a Pharm.D. degree and completed a PGY2 residency in pharmacogenomics or have equivalent experience. The applicants should demonstrate excellence in written and oral communication, clinical skills, and teaching. Demonstrated ability to produce scholarly activity in an academic setting in the form of peer reviewed publications and journals is desired. The candidate is expected to work independently and with others in a team environment, and have a commitment to diversity and inclusivity in working with students, faculty, staff, community members, and stakeholders. Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in Tennessee and board certification or eligibility for board certification is highly desired.
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research and teaching interests, names and contact information of 3-5 references with their application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
For specific questions, please contact Dr. Robert Parker, Chair of Faculty Search Committee, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science, by email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
The UTHSC College of Pharmacy is committed to improving the efficacy and safety of drug therapy through basic, translational, and clinical research. Our faculty are engaged in competitive, cutting-edge science as well as education and training of Pharm.D. and graduate students and post-doctoral trainees. Specifically, the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science is composed of 45 faculty members, across three campuses (Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville), who are committed to teaching, research/scholarship, and service. The Department is also comprised of over 500 volunteer or affiliated faculty across the state. In 2019, our department's clinical and research efforts have generated over 200 contributions to the literature and $3.5 million in NIH funding.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a v ibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.