Assistant Professor – Dissemination & Implementation Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dec 16,2018 | Consortium staff Job Opportunities

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy invites nominations and applications for a full-time, nine month tenure track position, at the rank of assistant professor with training and expertise in dissemination and implementation science. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in one of the following areas: implementation science, translational science, population health, quality and patient safety, pharmacy systems and outcomes, public health, or a closely related field. Ideally, the candidate will have also earned a degree in one of the health professions, preferably pharmacy. Preference will be given to applicants with strong statistical and methodological skills and with research and teaching interests consistent with that of the Department.

With more than $347 million in annual research expenditures, UIC ranks among the leading universities in federal research funding and is known for the diversity of its students. Founded in 1829, the College is the fifth oldest college of pharmacy in the United States and the oldest entity within the University of Illinois System. The education and research programs are ranked among the top colleges of pharmacy in the country. The College of Pharmacy is one of six health professions colleges on the UIC medical district campus, one of only five academic health centers in the US with all of the health professions. The Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy is one of the largest of its kind in the country. Faculty in the Department have strong research programs and work collaboratively with experts in the UIC Colleges of Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, and the School of Public Health, other academic institutions in Chicago, area pharmaceutical companies and health provider organizations, government agencies and others. Many departmental faculty are also associated with the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research, a highly successful research unit in the College.

The selected candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a strong extramurally funded research program, and he or she will be required to teach professional (PharmD) and graduate courses and mentor/advise PharmD and PhD students. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin.

For fullest consideration, submit complete application materials by January 11, 2019. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  pplications must include the following: cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research focus, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications may only be submitted via the university’s online application system. For specific questions about the faculty position, please contact Edith Nutescu, PharmD, MS CTS, Chair of the Search Committee, (312)996-0880 or mailto:enutescu@uic.edu.