Faculty positions at University of Utah College of Pharmacy

Tenure Track Outcomes Research Faculty Position

Research Faculty Position
Assistant/Associate Professor
Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center
Department of Pharmacotherapy
College of Pharmacy, University of Utah

This position provides opportunity for Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research scholarly activity in a research-intensive, interdisciplinary health sciences center.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Scholarly Activity:
The individual’s primary focus will be to conduct scholarly activity in health economics and outcomes research in collaboration with Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center faculty and staff. The successful candidate will also be expected to pursue and direct independent outcomes research as well as seek research support from both the public and private sector. The individual will be expected to interact with individuals from the health care industry on a regular basis.

This individual may participate in team-taught courses for PharmD and MS students and serve as a preceptor on PharmD elective outcomes research clerkships. The individual may assist in the training of post-doctoral residents and fellows in pharmacotherapy outcomes research.

A PhD degree, PharmD degree, pharmacy practice residency or equivalent experience, and fellowship or equivalent experience in health economics and/or outcomes research are preferred. Clinical practice experience and/or research experience are preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proven ability to work with other health professionals in an interdisciplinary environment are required.

Rank and Salary:
Appointment as a research track assistant or associate professor within the Department of Pharmacotherapy and a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience plus benefits will be provided. This is a calendar year appointment.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for collaboration with practitioners and faculty in a broad range of clinical and scientific disciplines in an interdisciplinary clinical environment. Interested individuals are invited to send their curriculum vitae and the names of three references to provide letters of recommendation to:

Joseph Biskupiak, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy
Director, Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center
Department of Pharmacotherapy
University of Utah College of Pharmacy
421 Wakara Way; Suite 208
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

The University of Utah is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Assistant Professor Rank
Department of Pharmacotherapy
University of Utah College of Pharmacy
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Department of Pharmacotherapy is seeking to fill a 12-month, tenure track faculty position at the minimum rank of Assistant Professor within the disciplines of outcomes research including health economics, biostatistics, and clinical outcomes. Applicants must possess a graduate degree in a health services research-related field such as behavioral science, pharmacoeconomics, health economics, pharmacoepidemiology, or public health. An undergraduate or professional degree in Pharmacy is preferred to facilitate teaching within the PharmD curriculum. The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated potential as an outstanding researcher, a strong interest, competence and commitment to excellence in teaching in the professional and graduate programs and a commitment to academic service.
The successful applicant is expected to complement the strong research program in the College of Pharmacy. The College of Pharmacy is situated in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains in L.S. Skaggs Hall, which is part of the Utah Health Sciences Center, the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics, the School of Medicine, the Colleges of Health and Nursing, the Eccles Health Sciences Library and a state of the art Health Sciences Education Building. The Health Sciences Center is an environment conducive to interdisciplinary and translational research. The University of Utah College of Pharmacy is consistently ranked in the top five pharmacy schools nationally receiving National Institutes of Health funding for research. The Department of Pharmacotherapy consists of a strong foundation of clinical, tenure track faculty and research faculty, the Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center, the Utah Poison Control Center and a Continuing Education Program.

Qualified applicants should send by mail and email a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to:
Diana Brixner, PhD, RPh
Chair, Outcomes Research Faculty Search
c/o Sara Ray, Administrative Officer
Department of Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy
30 South 2000 East – Room 258
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5820
(801) 581-5984
sara.ray@pharm.utah.edu or diana.brixner@pharm.utah.edu

The University of Utah is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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