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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Rockford Campus, University of Illinois at Chicago)

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Research Track
Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy
College of Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy invites nominations and applications for a full-time, twelve month research faculty position (non-tenure), at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor at the Rockford, IL campus.  (There is also potential for a tenure-track position based on advanced degree and qualifications). Candidates must have a master’s or doctoral degree in one of the following areas:  pharmacy administration, pharmacoepidemiology, biostatistics, public or rural health, health communication, pharmacoeconomics, or a closely related field.  Ideally, the candidate will have also earned a degree in one of the health professions, preferably pharmacy.

Founded in 1859, UIC is the fifth oldest college of pharmacy in the United States and the oldest entity within the University of Illinois system.  Our education and research programs are ranked among the top colleges of pharmacy in the country.   The College has two campuses – Chicago and Rockford, Illinois.  This position is based in Rockford (90 miles northwest of Chicago).  The Rockford campus affords opportunities to work with the UIC College of Medicine’s National Center for Rural Health Professions, with local employers/industries, or local health care provider organizations/practices to conduct collaborative research.  Rockford also offers smaller class sizes and unique opportunities to mentor students.

The Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy is one of the largest of its kind in the country.  Faculty in the Department have strong research programs and work collaboratively with experts in the UIC Colleges of Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, Applied Health Sciences, and the School of Public Health, other academic institutions in Chicago, area pharmaceutical companies and health provider organizations, government agencies and others.  Many departmental faculty are also associated with the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research, a highly successful research unit in the College.

The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and conduct applied research in collaboration with others on the Rockford and/or Chicago campuses.  The successful candidate will also be required to teach professional (PharmD) and/or graduate courses, and mentor/advise PharmD and PhD students.  Salary, rank, and faculty track are commensurate with qualifications.  The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin.  For fullest consideration, please apply by January 24, 2014.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include the following:  cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research focus, and the names and contact information of three references.  Applications may only be submitted via the university’s online application system: https://jobs.uic.edu/default.cfm?page=job&jobID=37102   For specific questions about the faculty position, please contact Glen Schumock, PharmD, MBA, PhD, Co-Chair of the Search Committee, (312) 996-7961 or Schumock@uic.edu.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois at Chicago is Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer