Purdue University College of Pharmacy invites applications for an academic year tenure-track position at the assistant professor level (1-2 positions available). The successful candidate(s) is/are expected to demonstrate experience or outstanding potential in their ability to both lead and collaborate on interdisciplinary research teams conducting health services, outcomes, or policy research broadly related to precision pharmacotherapy, in alignment with the College’s strategic plan. Precision medicine can be thought of as the tailoring of medical treatment to the individual characteristics of each patient. Pertinent experience may include, but is not necessarily limited to, experience and/or expertise in health services/outcomes research, policy, practice-based research, medication safety, medication adherence, pharmacoeconomics, and/or pharmacoepidemiology.
The candidate(s) will also be expected to actively contribute to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) teaching program, the training of postdoctoral residents and fellows, and the department’s MS/PhD graduate program, particularly in the health services, outcomes, and policy track.
Contribute to the discovery of new knowledge or application(s) of fundamental knowledge in precision pharmacotherapy through the conduct of pertinent health services, outcomes, and/or policy research.
Develop an extramurally-funded research program directed toward the advancement of science as it relates to health services, outcomes, and/or policy.
Participate collaboratively in research across disciplines, including with investigators at Purdue University and other universities, as well as mentor students/trainees.
Provide effective teaching and mentoring to PharmD, graduate students, residents, and post-doctoral fellows on topics related to health services, outcomes, and/or policy research.
Contribute to the service mission of the Departmental, College, and University, and more broadly to the profession of pharmacy.
The position(s) will be located either on the West Lafayette campus or on the Indiana University-Purdue University campus in Indianapolis. Both locations provide a vibrant intellectual community environment designed to promote the success of its faculty, students, and staff. The College of Pharmacy has 600 PharmD students and an active graduate program. There are abundant opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations across both campuses and the State. On the West Lafayette campus, there are opportunities to work with research centers such as the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering. Housed within Discovery Park, Purdue’s large-scale multidisciplinary hub for health-related research, the Center supports interdisciplinary research efforts focused on healthcare delivery. Similarly, more than 25 departmental faculty members are based in Indianapolis. This location is home to several major healthcare systems, the Regenstrief Institute, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, and the Indiana University School of Medicine. Purdue has also established itself as a global pharmacy leader through its longstanding partnership in care, teaching, and research in western Kenya along with experiential opportunities in Colombia and England.
To apply, please send a letter of intent including (1) a brief description (up to two pages) of your specific research interests, (2) a statement of your philosophy of teaching (3) your curriculum vitae, and (4) the names and contact information for three individuals who can provide a letter of reference upon request. Purdue University's Department of Pharmacy Practice is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Questions about the position(s) should be directed to: Margie E. Snyder, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, at email@example.com.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the search will continue until the position(s) is/are filled.
Must hold an advanced degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH) in a discipline relevant to health services, outcomes, and/or policy research, or, a terminal clinical degree (e.g., PharmD, MD, DNP) with either relevant post-doctoral training or experience.
Desirable qualifications include:
Pharmacy practice experience
Experience in instruction affiliated with a pharmacy school
Prior grantsmanship/extramural funding in health services, outcomes, and/or policy research
A background check will be required for employment in this position.
Purdue University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran.