The University of Michigan College of Pharmacy is accepting applications for up to two full-time, non-tenure track clinical faculty positions in the area of Pharmacogenomics Implementation. We are seeking individuals with experience in pharmacogenomics implementation, pain management, psychiatry, oncology or a similar field. These individuals will focus the majority of their time initially on implementing services related to precision health. A clinical practice will be necessary. The successful candidate/s should also be motivated to develop their research skills via submission of K Award mechanism or similar. The rank will be clinical instructor because of the focus on practice implementation during the initial appointment, but other ranks may be considered depending on the qualifications. Didactic and experiential teaching will be expected, and advancement through the clinical faculty ranks over time is expected. The position will report to the Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. The clinical practice site will be dependent upon the expertise of the candidate/s, and it will be determined in conjunction with pharmacy leadership in Michigan Medicine, formerly the University of Michigan Health System. The successful candidate should have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and have completed a PGY1 residency. A PGY2 residency or fellowship in pain management, psychiatry or oncology (or equivalent experience) is preferred. Eligibility for Michigan pharmacy licensure is also required. Candidates will be evaluated by a College-based search committee and meet with various faculty for up to a full day. An open session with faculty will be held where the candidate will provide a presentation about his/her clinical and scholarship interests.
The University of Michigan is world renowned for the excellence of its academic programs. The University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, first established in 1876, was the first such unit created within a state-supported University. The College uses team-based learning as its pedagogy for teaching pharmaco-therapeutics, and it is expanding its B.S. in pharmaceutical sciences program. The successful individual will join a department with 29 clinical faculty and 12 tenure-track faculty who work collaboratively on research and teaching. The College of Pharmacy and Michigan Medicine were recently named as one of America's top colleges and health systems, respectively, by US News and World Report. The start date for these positions is negotiable but by Fall 2017 is preferred. The review of applications will begin May 15, 2017 and interested individuals should submit via email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the contact information for three references to: Karen B. Farris, Ph.D., Charles R. Walgreen III Professor in Pharmacy Administration Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy University of Michigan College of Pharmacy Email: email@example.com with copy to firstname.lastname@example.org Phone (734) 763-6629
The successful candidate should have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and have completed a PGY1 residency. A PGY2 residency or fellowship in pain management, psychiatry or oncology (or equivalent experience) is preferred. Eligibility for Michigan pharmacy licensure is also required. Candidates will be evaluated by a College-based search committee and meet with various faculty for up to a full day. An open session with faculty will be held where the candidate will provide a presentation about his/her clinical and scholarship interests.
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The Department of Clinical Pharmacy faculty have diverse research and practice interests, with clinical practice faculty, clinical research faculty and social/administrative sciences faculty. Areas of specialization of the Clinical faculty include geriatrics, drug information, nephrology/transplantation, cardiology, endocrinology, psychiatry, infectious diseases, oncology, pediatrics, pharmacokin...etics, women's health, and more. The Social and Administrative Sciences faculty are experts in issues related to medication adherence, patient decision-making, evaluation of pharmacists in delivering care and medication-related healthcare policy.
All faculty provide coursework to teach students about pharmacotherapy or the healthcare system. Clinical faculty provide direct practice experiences to student pharmacists, and they are primarily concerned with professional training as it relates to patients, delivery of healthcare services and standards of pharmacy practice. Clinical research faculty focus primarily on research programs that will improve, for example, drug metabolism or excretion or targeting of medication via pharmacogenetics. Social & Administrative faculty also focuses on research programs to understand medication adherence and then develop and test interventions to affect it. They have specific interests in people with disabilities, older adults and individuals with chronic diseases.