Clinical Associate/Full Professor

Mar 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Clin Aso/Full Prof

Job Description:

The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research and the UF Health Cancer Center (UFHCC) invite applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track position at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor. The successful candidate will have an academic appointment in the College of Pharmacy and be responsible for teaching; service to the College of Pharmacy, UFHCC, and the pharmacy profession; and research and scholarly activity. The position will have a negotiable level of clinical pharmacy practice.

The selected candidate will serve as the Assistant Director of the Experimental Therapeutics Incubator in the UFHCC and as a collaborating co-investigator on all early phase UFHCC Investigator-initiated trials. The UFHCC is a nationally recognized cancer center with 142 cancer-focused members, and an associated research portfolio exceeding $26M in annual grant funding. Thus, in addition to a strong clinical oncology background, the individual should have strong research skills to contribute to the research mission of the UFHCC and college. The candidate is expected to advance research in the UFHCC and collaborate with other cancer center faculty members to ensure optimal translational research correlatives are embedded in Investigator-initiated trials.

Additional information on the Department, College, and UFHCC is available at the following websites. and

UF Health Shands is a nationally recognized 875-bed academic medical center located in beautiful Gainesville, Florida. UF Health Shands Hospital provides diverse and comprehensive patient care services including critical care, hematology/oncology, pediatric, neurosurgical, cardiovascular and general medicine services.  Inpatient oncology services include Adult Medical Oncology, Inpatient and Outpatient BMT/Leukemia Service, and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT. The UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital is a 500,000 square foot facility that offers advanced resources for a wide range of oncology, surgery, critical care, and emergency/trauma patients and is licensed for approximately 200 beds.

Advertised Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Minimum Requirements:

A doctoral degree (e.g. Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.D), formal post-doctoral research training in oncology (e.g. fellowship), and an academic record suitable for appointment as a clinical associate or full professor. Eligibility for Florida licensure is required. Excellent teaching and communication skills are essential. Criminal Background Check Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated success in securing competitive research funding, a record of sustained accomplishments in research and teaching, and evidence of a national reputation in clinical and translational research.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin April 3, 2017 and will continue until a suitable applicant pool has been established.

Applicants should submit: (1) a letter of interest; (2) a CV; and (3) contact information for at least three references. Questions may be directed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Jatinder Lamba, UF College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, PO Box 100486, Gainesville, FL 32610-0486, email:

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at 

Health Assessment Required: No