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Assistant, Associate or Professor in Pharmacy Practice & Science

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate or Professor in Pharmacy Practice & Science
Requisition Number FE01955
Working Title Associate Dean of Practice
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

PharmD or R.Ph

Required Related Experience

Patient Care
Scholarly activities such as grant writing

Required License/Registration/Certification

Kentucky Pharmacy License (or ability to obtain license)

Job Summary

The College of Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky seeks to grow its clinical practice portfolio and expand its practice advancement efforts in the non-inpatient settings, with a particular focus on elevating care for patient populations with poor access to care. To that end, we are recruiting a 12-month Clinical title series faculty member (non-tenured track) to act as the Associate Dean for Practice/Chief Practice Officer.

The Associate Dean for Practice/Chief Practice Officer (CPO) will lead the Colleges efforts in the development of innovative pharmacy practice initiatives. The CPO will develop strategy to develop and implement novel practice models in the non-inpatient setting that improve patient outcomes and access to care. He/she will develop and maintain strategic pharmacy practice partnerships with internal and external constituents, provide leadership to the Colleges clinical faculty, and lead the Colleges pharmacy residency initiatives. The CPO will participate in the Colleges Executive Council, advising the Dean on practice-related issues.

The CPO shall be a leader in patient care. He/she will be fully engaged in patient care approximately one day per week in an appropriate setting. The CPO will be expected to produce peer-reviewed publications addressing pharmacy practice model development and/or a specific area of practice, and to participate in other scholarly activities including external grant submission, and external presentations. The CPO will be actively involved in teaching, primarily in the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

All candidate must possess a PharmD or R.PhD. and have a license in the state of Kentucky (or ability to obtain a license.) Preference will be given to candidates desiring to practice in settings working with high health disparity and/or vulnerable patient populations.

Application materials should include the following:
Current curriculum vitae
Cover letter
Practice philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1)
Teaching statement (upload under Specific Request 2)
Contact information for three references when prompted in the application

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Following a preliminary review of application materials, letters of reference may be requested from the candidates. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than August 15, 2019.

For over a hundred years, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy has led pharmacy education, practice, and research. And we havent done it alone. Our story goes beyond the confines of our building, our research labs, and our classroom walls. Its the story of a group of people tirelessly working together to elevate care and save lives. Our students, alumni, faculty, and staff enable us to continue this legacy of excellence. Were dedicated to pushing past the status quo and fighting for a better tomorrow. Its about how we go beyondbeyond the script.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Strategic thinking, supervisory capabilities, knowledge of medical landscape

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Community or ambulatory care pharmacy residency
Experience working with vulnerable patient populations
Experience working in settings characterized by poor access to healthcare
Publication record addressing non-inpatient practice, care access, and/or work with vulnerable patients

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2019-05-22 Expires: 2019-09-23

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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