Associate/Full Professor - Outcomes/Pharmacoepidemiology/Patient Safety
University of North Texas Health Science Center
January 10, 2018
Forth Worth, Texas
Full Time - Experienced
Health Economics/Outcomes Research
The Pharmacotherapy Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Centeris seeking to hire a Associate/Full Professor - Outcomes/Pharmacoepidemiology/Patient Safety to join our team.
Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:
Service: Provide innovative services pertaining to patient and medication safety as a team member of the interprofessional UNTHSC Institute for Patient Safety and the Department of Pharmacotherapy. The Institute is expected to have a state-wide orientation for maximal impact on improving patient safety.
Teaching: Teach, coordinate, and develop elements of the PharmD curriculum that involve patient safety education, including Pharmacy Administration and Evidence-based Medicine. Other tasks may be assigned by the Department Chair or designee. Opportunities to precept students will also be available.
Scholarship: The applicant will develop an active program of research and scholarship in quantitative patient safety outcomes including medication safety, leading to a sustained record of primary, peer-reviewed publications. Literature contributions should have a national/ international impact in the area of patient safety. The candidate is also expected to seek external funding opportunities and present at and national and international meetings. A demonstrated track record of scholarship with a strong possibility of sustained federal funding (i.e. NIH; FDA; CDC) will be favorably considered.
Service to the University: Participation in College, Department, and University/Campus Committees as directed by the Department Chair or designee and serving in an advisory role to student groups or functions.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The salary will be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send by mail and email a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to:
Meredith Howard, PharmD, BCPS Chair, Pharmacotherapy Search Committee Department of Pharmacotherapy UNT System College of Pharmacy 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd., RES 435D Fort Worth, TX 76107 Office: 817-735-2253
The faculty applicant must have either a Pharm.D. from an ACPE accredited pharmacy program plus a residency or fellowship in outcomes research. If the faculty applicant does not have a Pharm.D. degree, a Ph.D. in outcomes research or pharmacy administration with an emphasis in outcomes is acceptable. The level of appointment will be commensurate with experience.
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About University of North Texas Health Science Center
UNT Health Science Center is one of the nation’s premier graduate academic medical centers, with five schools that specialize in patient-centered education, research and health care.
The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
The School of Public Health
The School of Health Professions
The UNT System College of Pharmacy