The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Academic Fellowship offers an opportunity for a PharmD or PhD graduate to gain valuable academic experiences in teaching, scholarship, and service while learning from and working alongside award-winning faculty.
The Fellowship is targeted toward graduates who have obtained a PharmD and completed one or two years of residency training and/or have obtained a PhD, with or without postdoctoral training, in pharmaceutical sciences or pharmacy outcomes. While being mentored for a career in academia, the Fellow will have the opportunity to develop and hone teaching skills with various types of teaching experiences. They will also engage in one or more teaching and learning scholarship projects and participate on various College committees and work groups. PharmD Fellows will also have a small clinical component within the University of Kentucky Healthcare system based on their area of expertise. The Fellow will be encouraged to enroll in and complete one to two masters level education courses per semester.
Teach and/or facilitate various lectures within the PharmD and/or graduate curriculum
Engage in educational activities of resident and APPE students on academia rotations
Participate in College curriculum service activities (iCATS, Service Learning, PaCE, etc.)
Conduct scholarly research in the area of teaching and learning
Participate in curriculum, teaching, and/or educational projects
Attend Department & College Faculty meetings
Attend College Curriculum Committee meetings
Attend College & University faculty development workshops/seminars
Participate in College book and journal clubs
Staff the equivalent of one 8-hour shift per week as a clinical pharmacist with UK Healthcare Pharmacy Services (applies only to PharmD Fellows)
For more information about the position, please email Dr. Jeff Cain Jeff.firstname.lastname@example.org . To schedule a time to discuss the position at ASHP Midyear, please email Dr. Penni Black Penni.Black@uky.edu.
The Fellowship year will be July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025
The Fellow will reside in the Office of Teaching Innovation & Scholarship (OTIS)/Office of Academic Programs, report to the Director of OTIS, work closely with the Director of the Professional Program, and receive mentorship from various College faculty. The clinical component of the Fellowship will report to UK Healthcare Pharmacy Services
PharmD plus completion of a PGY1 residency, a pharmacy-related post-graduate fellowship, or a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Pharmacy Outcomes, or an equivalent degree
Licensed to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Kentucky (applies only to PharmD applicants)
The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is one of the top 6 pharmacy schools in the nation and continues to be a leader in pharmacy education, clinical care and pharmaceutical research. For more than a century, the College has attracted the best and brightest students from the Commonwealth, the United States and the world to train as pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists and leaders in academia, health care, and industry. Our success can best be measured by the achievements and accomplishments of graduates from our doctor of pharmacy, graduate and residency programs who now serve as company presidents, industry executives, community leaders, valued health care professionals, professors and deans.