Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy (MWU-CCP) seeks a candidate for a position in the Department of Pharmacy Practice with clinical practice opportunities at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH). The position is a two year post-doctoral program with a focus on translational research. A minimum of 3,000 research hours is required throughout the fellowship. The candidate will have access to a research rich environment including a fully equipped basic sciences laboratory and the expertise of the skilled researchers that staff these laboratories. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research and will have a large degree of freedom to design novel research. Potential investigations are nearly limitless as the candidate will have access to clinical data/samples from NMH and will have dedicated laboratory space at MWU-CCP. All research conducted will conform to the requirements set forth by each institution's investigational review board.
The candidate will be engaged in a variety of clinical practice learning experiences at NMH and will have the opportunity to teach at MWU-CCP. The candidate will have the opportunity to precept pharmacy students and residents completing infectious diseases rotations.
The primary practice site for clinical learning experiences is Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Core clinical experiences include: general infectious diseases, immunocompromised infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, antimicrobial stewardship, and infection control/hospital epidemiology
Elective experiences may include: drug information, critical care (medical, surgical/ transplant, cardiac, neuro/spine, and neonatal), hematology/ oncology/ bone marrow transplant, and solid organ transplant
Curricula to develop skills in teaching, research, and pharmacy management/leadership
Applicants must have graduated with the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and be eligible for pharmacist licensure in Illinois. The applicant must have completed an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency program or demonstrate equivalent experience. The applicant must be motivated, self-directed, and have excellent communication skills.
Additional Salary Information: Additional support is available to attend regional and national professional meetings pertinent to the fellowship.
About Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy (MWU-CCP) offers a variety of postgraduate training programs to meet the needs of the pharmacist in the evolving health care environment. These programs offer challenging learning and practice experiences to develop the individual strengths of the resident or fellow, while advancing the role of the pharmacist in the health care team. The patient care opportunities and experiences in evaluating pharmacy practice models allow the resident or fellow increasing autonomy as the year(s) progress(es).