Postdoctoral Research Associate - Community Practice

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Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Community Practice

Vacancy ID:



SOP-Practice Advancement - 452500

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on qualifications and experience.


Full Time



Estimated Duration of Appointment:

24 Months

Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

Successful completion of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Community Practice Fellowship will enable the fellow to become a faculty member who will be able to lead a successful practice-based research program. The fellowship focuses on the trifold mission of pharmacy faculty – teaching, service, and scholarship. As such, the program will provide the fellow with a solid foundation to begin a productive career in academic pharmacy.

Educational Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, the candidate must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and have completed a PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care, or have equivalent practice experience. The candidate should also be eligible for licensure in the state of North Carolina.

Qualifications and Experience:

The preferred Postdoctoral Research Associate should 1) demonstrate an interest in community pharmacy and academic practice; 2) have an understanding of emerging trends in community pharmacy practice; 3) demonstrate project management experience; 4) demonstrate experience leading or engaging in complex collaborative efforts to achieve desired outcomes; 5) think critically and challenge the status quo to arrive at solutions with the greatest potential for impact; 6) effectively communicate and collaborate with others; 7) complete work to the highest academic standards; and 8) are able to multitask and prioritize responsibilities and activities.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

Please submit all application materials via email using the contact information below. Complete applications include the following materials:
• Letter of intent describing your reasons for pursuing this Community Pharmacy Fellowship and how completion of this program will help achieve your career goals.

• Curriculum vitae

• Essay that includes a response to each of the following questions (limit 3 pages total):
- Articulate your vision for community pharmacy practice.
- Describe your personal strengths. How can you utilize these strengths to help the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy advance community pharmacy?
-What is your teaching philosophy and how have you incorporated this into your teaching experiences (e.g. precepting student pharmacists, providing didactic lectures, presentations at professional meetings)?

• 3 letters of recommendation

• College transcript




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Job No:
Posted: 12/15/2019
Application Due: 6/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time