Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor / Clinical Pharmacist - Internal Medicine
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy seeks a Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Pharmacist who will participate in the didactic and clinical programs located on our Rockford, Illinois health sciences campus. The successful candidate will play an integral role in our Rockford Regional Pharmacy Program/Campus through didactic teaching, scholarly activity, as well as precepting pharmacy residents and students on Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice experiences (IPPEs/APPEs).
This position is a full-time non-tenure track clinical faculty appointment. A clinical practice will be in Internal Medicine at SwedishAmerican Hospital, a 333-bed teaching hospital serving the greater Rockford region, Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. Responsibilities of this position include direct patient care of internal medicine patients, designing, implementing, and monitoring patient-specific pharmacotherapy as part of the interprofessional team. Candidates will work closely with pharmacy leadership, medical staff, nurses, fellow pharmacists, and pharmacy residents in developing, planning, implementing, and assessing various medication-related guidelines and protocols to improve outcomes and reduce readmission rates. S/he will work closely with the pharmacy department to integrate into the pharmacy and Swedish American Healthcare team. The individual will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the patients they will serve.
Faculty are evaluated for promotion within the College based on their performance in teaching, scholarship, and service. Academic responsibilities of this position include precepting pharmacy residents and students during IPPE and APPE rotations, lecturing, facilitating small group discussions/recitations, and conducting scholarly activities resulting in presentations and publications. Committee participation and student advising are also part of this faculty member’s responsibilities.
Minimum requirements for this position include: PharmD degree from an accredited College/School of Pharmacy plus completion of a PGY1 residency or equivalent experience. Completion of a PGY2 residency is preferred. Candidate must possess knowledge and skills to qualify for an academic faculty position (level commensurate with experience) in the UIC College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice. Candidates must present evidence of, or eligibility for, Illinois licensure as a registered pharmacist by start date. Exact hire date is flexible, between May – August, based on evidence of an active Illinois license by the start date.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested candidates must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references via the Universities on line application process at this link:
Position will remain open until filled. However, for fullest consideration, submit complete application materials by April 1, 2019.
The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 111242
About University of Illinois at Chicago
Founded in 1859, the UIC College of Pharmacy is the fifth oldest college of pharmacy in the United States and is the oldest entity within the University of Illinois system. Our PharmD and research programs are ranked within the top 10 colleges of pharmacy in the country. In our continuing efforts to serve the professional, education and research needs of the expanding student population across the state, coursework is provided through both on-site and distance education classes at both the Chicago and Rockford campuses.