The UNMC College of Pharmacy and Nebraska Medicine invite applications for a 12-month, tenure track faculty position in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. This position offers unique and exciting opportunities to advance the profession through innovative pharmacy administration/health outcomes scholarship, teaching, and service. The Department seeks a dynamic individual that has a passion for pharmacy and health outcomes, medication safety, pharmacoeconomics, comparative effectiveness research, health policy, rural health and/or health services research. The position requires strong understanding of the medication use process and the US health care system. It is expected that the successful applicant will establish an independent and extramurally supported research program. Teaching is expected and will include coordination and instruction of courses in the professional program and help the Department build a graduate program. The position will support the Profession, The College of Pharmacy, Nebraska Medicine, and Department through service to committees and professional organizations.
The UNMC campus is located in Omaha. Omaha is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Omaha has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for affordability and quality of life. Additional information about the Omaha area is available at http://www.selectgreateromaha.com/home.aspx.
Interested individuals are requested to submit a letter of application with a brief description of practice goals, teaching philosophy, and research focus along with their curriculum vitae. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
For additional information contact Donald G. Klepser, Ph.D., FCCP, Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice, 986120 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-6120. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: (402) 559-4927. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Candidates who share our commitment to innovative teaching and practice, exceptional research, and leadership are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will possess a Ph.D., Pharm.D., or equivalent experience, and, if applicable be eligible for pharmacy practice licensure in Nebraska. Excellent written and verbal communication and personal skills are required. The faculty member will report directly to the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and be provided with a competitive salary.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. ... Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.