The Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is seeking a highly motivated, creative team-orientated individual with expertise and experience in pain and palliative care for full-time, calendar year, appointment stream faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor. The successful applicant will actively contribute to patient care at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Health System and the School of Pharmacy through quality improvement in the pain and palliative care patient population. The faculty member will be expected to enhance patient centered outcomes in patient care areas at UPMC by enhancing clinical pharmacy services and pharmacotherapeutic outcomes. Experience with medication protocol development, direct patient care, and patient focused research is expected. The incumbent is expected to teach in the professional curriculum, including large and small classroom teaching with active learning techniques such as simulation learning and other active learning techniques. The faculty member will also serve as a preceptor for students, residents, and other trainees. Development of a successful scholarship program with a focus in patient care and education is expected. The ideal candidate will have a PharmD with a minimum of three years of experience in pain management, palliative care, hospice, or geriatrics; residency and/or fellowship training; board certification is highly desired. Other qualifications and experiences will be considered. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their leadership, research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The School of Pharmacy, a leader in education, practice and research, is one of six schools of the health sciences located in the Oakland campus. The School is on the forefront of educating pharmacy’s future practitioners and scientists with a total enrollment of over 500 students. The School of Pharmacy partners with UPMC, one of the leading integrated health care delivery networks in the country, to provide state of the art pharmacy services and patient care. The Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics is fully integrated with UPMC and provides leadership and management of pharmacy services and clinical programs including Pharmacogenomics, Antibiotic Stewardship Program, Ambulatory Care Programs, Transplantation, Critical Care, and Cardiology. The Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics and UPMC is home to twelve accredited residency programs, pharmacy fellowship training programs, and the Grace Lamsam Pharmacy Program for the Underserved. For more information about the School of Pharmacy, visit http://www.pharmacy.pitt.edu.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae to the University of Pittsburgh Talent Center https://www.join.pitt.edu/. Applicants will also need to submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, four letters of reference, and one-page summaries of teaching philosophy, clinical practice accomplishments, and research interests to:
Amy Donihi, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, NE628 Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, Phone: 412-647-6051 and Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.
The ideal candidate will have a PharmD with a minimum of three years of experience in pain management, palliative care, hospice, or geriatrics; residency and/or fellowship training; board certification is highly desired. Other qualifications and experiences will be considered. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania.
About University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
The Pittsburgh campus serves as the home of both the University of Pittsburgh and its partner, UPMC. One of the leading nonprofit health systems in the United States, UPMC and its member hospitals collaborate with Pitt's schools of the health sciences to advance the quality and efficiency of transplantation, oncology, and psychiatry, among other specialties.
The University of Pittsburgh is a leader in education, clinical care, and research – ranking number four in overall NIH funding – a universally recognized benchmark of research excellence. Pitt is ranked #18 in top Public Schools according to Forbes list and is among the top universities in the world. U.S. News ranks Pitt as among one of the top best global universities and best schools for Pharmacology ranking 9th for best graduate school for pharmacy.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is in partnership with UPMC which is a truly cohesive health delivery system, with centers of excellence in transplant, cancer, neurosurgery, psychiatry, rehab, geriatrics, and women’s health. It has top-ranked hospitals and service lines. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside is ranked #1 in Pennsylvania and #15 in the nation, ...and is one of only nine hospitals ranked in the nation’s top 20 of America’s Best Hospitals for 10 years in a row by U.S. News & World Report. UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is ranked in the nation’s top 10 of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.