Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Lexington, KY
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and the College of Pharmacy is seeking an open-rank faculty member with expertise in the area of policy, advocacy, public health, outcomes, and advanced clinical pharmacy practice. With the need to further advance pharmacy practice in the Commonwealth and engage pharmacists in advocacy and development of policies for public health, the College of Pharmacy seeks a faculty member with expertise in these areas. These needs are evident in both the professional and graduate program of the College. Hence, a faculty member with this expertise is required for advancement in the education, service, and scholarly activities of the College.

This faculty member will also contribute to meeting the need for professional and graduate instruction in the areas of policy, advocacy, public health, service, and leadership, and will be involved in the development of a research program with a scholarly focus in the areas of policy/advocacy, public health, and outcomes. In addition, this individual will serve as the Director of Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Practice (CAPP) within the College of Pharmacy. The faculty member reports to the Chairperson of the Pharmacy Practice and Science Department and the Senior Associate Dean as the CAPP Director.

The faculty member will contribute to courses within the pharmacy professional program curriculum and graduate education pertaining to policy, public health, and outcomes, develop and establish a research program in policy/advocacy, public health, and outcomes, undertake scholarly activities related to policy/advocacy, outcomes and public health issues, and publish on these activities within peer-reviewed journals. In addition, this position will work with the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science in a variety of academic assignments related to scholarship and service, and serve on College and University Committees as assigned by the Dean and/or Department Chair. As Director of the Center for Advancement of Pharmacy Practice (CAPP), the faculty member will lead efforts within the College pertaining to advancing the practice of pharmacy throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Rank and salary will be dependent on qualifications. To apply, please include a CV along with application.

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Requisition Number

Working Title
Director of Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Practice (CAPP)

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Pharmacy degree (BS or PharmD)
Ph.D. in a related field

Required Related Experience

Broad experience in academic education from didactic classroom, small group, one-on-one as well as practice of pharmacy

Required License/ Registration/Certification



Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Leadership experience and team development

Knowledge and interaction with professional pharmacy organizations

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

Open Untill Filled

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.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
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    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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