The Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy seeks applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position in pharmacoeconomics at the rank of assistant or associate professor. At the time of appointment, the successful candidate must possess a doctoral degree in economics, pharmacoeconomics, or a related discipline. Applicants should have teaching and research interests consistent with the department’s mission to improve health among diverse populations through health services and other drug-related research, education, service and community outreach. Our 15-member faculty conducts research on comparative clinical effectiveness research, drug law and regulatory science, pharmaceutical and health policy, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, and patient-centered outcomes research.
Preference will be given to candidates with a strong technical background in empirical methods relevant for conducting pharmacoeconomics research, a record of peer-reviewed publications, relevant teaching experience, and a history of research funding, commensurate with position rank.
The duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: a) mentor and teach pharmacoeconomics within the PHSR Department’s PhD graduate program and the School’s Doctor of Pharmacy program; b) develop interdisciplinary research collaborations with colleagues within the School of Pharmacy as well as with colleagues in the other professional schools across campus; and c) contribute to the growth and expansion of the PHSR Department and the School.
The successful candidate will report to the Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. This faculty appointment is open immediately with a negotiable start date. This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading, multidisciplinary faculty. Review of applications will begin on Friday September 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of interest (please include Position Number 05-180-100 in your letter), current curriculum vitae (signed and dated), and the names/contact information for three references to:
Francis B. Palumbo, PhD, Esq.
Chair, Search Committee
Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department
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