AST/ASO Professor or Clinical AST/ASO Professor (72125)
Mar 25, 2021
The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research (ptr.pharmacy.ufl.edu) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position may be in the tenure-track or non-tenure-track (Clinical) based on the qualifications of the applicant. This is an exciting opportunity to join the PTR faculty at the Jacksonville campus of the College of Pharmacy, located at the UF Health Jacksonville Medical Center (UFHealthjax.org).
The selected candidate will be expected to develop a program of research or scholarship/clinical practice in areas relating to health disparities and health equity. Responsibilities include teaching, scholarly pursuits, and active participation in the department and College. The successful applicant will also serve as the Jacksonville Campus Coordinator for the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity (DIHE) at the College of Pharmacy (0.1 FTE). In consultation with the Associate Dean and the Office of DIHE, the Campus Coordinator will provide campus-specific oversight over the implementation of the College of Pharmacy’s strategic diversity plan. At the campus, the Coordinator will help create and advance a faculty, staff, and student body that represents the economically and socially diverse state of Florida.
Tenure track: The successful candidate at the assistant professor level is expected to demonstrate strong potential for establishing a rigorous, independent and federally-funded research program. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, mentoring, and research in an academic health center environment. Appointment as an Associate Professor requires demonstrated sustained extramural grant support, research, scholarship, and teaching proficiency consistent with an appointment to that rank at a research-intensive university. Collaborative opportunities exist with the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville Campus, where motivated researchers have a longstanding commitment to addressing health disparities, community engagement, and social determinants of health. Learn more at the UF Health Science Center’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Advisory Council IDEA.
Non-tenure-track (Clinical): The ideal candidate will have a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and patient care. The faculty member will maintain an active clinical practice/teaching site. Potential clinical practice opportunities at UF Health Jacksonville include the Urban Health Alliance of Jacksonville and Total Care Clinics.
Located on Florida's First Coast, Jacksonville is one of the largest cities in land area in the United States. The city provides an eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business and recreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in the five-county area known as Florida's First Coast. The area offers something for everyone, with a temperate climate incorporating seasonal changes, miles of beautiful waterways and beaches, and a myriad of public facilities for work and play.
Minimum Required: Applicants should have a doctoral degree (e.g., PharmD, PhD) with post-graduate training (residency, fellowship, or equivalent experience). Excellent teaching and communication skills are essential. FDLE Criminal Background Check Required. Additional requirements for a tenure-track position include a strong potential for or demonstrated success in securing competitive research funding and a record of research accomplishments.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching experience, demonstrated scholarship, and experience in mentoring students.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable applicant pool is identified. Qualified applicants should submit an application that includes a CV, a letter that describes research and career interests, and contact information for three references. Applications will be kept confidential, and references will not be contacted without the permission of applicants. All applicants should be prepared to discuss their commitment to, accomplishments in, and plans for enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the educational space, workplace, and pharmacy profession.
Final candidate will be required to provide 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 http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. 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.