Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

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Professional Fields, Veterinary Science
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 520949
Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:32060000 - PH-PHARMTHERAPY TRNSL RSCH

Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research (PTR) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor (non-tenure-track). This is an exciting opportunity to join the PTR faculty at the Gainesville campus of the University of Florida (UF) College of Pharmacy. The ideal candidate will excel in teaching, scholarship, and patient care. Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching in the PharmD program; maintaining a clinical practice site; scholarly pursuits; and active participation in the department and College. The successful candidate will maintain an ambulatory care clinical practice/teaching site at the UF Family Medicine at Main clinic, about two miles from UF’s main campus. Staffed by physicians from the UF College of Medicine Department of Community Health and Family Medicine (CHFM), the clinic is the home for the CHFM physician residency program and conducts approximately 23,500 patient visits/year in a diverse population. The Main Street clinic serves as a location for the clinical education of pharmacy students (APPE students), medical students, Family Medicine physician residents, and a pharmacy postdoctoral fellow. Clinical opportunities include collaborative services in anticoagulation, transitions of care, and high-risk diabetes clinics, as well as inpatient Family Medicine and the Equal-Access Clinic Network.

The PTR Department and the UF College of Pharmacy: The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research is the largest department in the college and home to the clinical faculty. The department’s faculty are highly interactive and engaged leaders in pharmacy practice, education, and clinical translational research.

The department has a strong ambulatory care group based in the department’s Community-Based Pharmacotherapy Division. Research strengths in the department include precision medicine, pharmacogenomics, infectious diseases, health disparities, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. The UF College of Pharmacy ranks among the top five pharmacy colleges in the nation. In recognition of its efforts to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment, the College of Pharmacy received a 2021 Insight into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award. The College is based in one of the largest integrated academic health centers in the country, with Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine, as well as the UF Health and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, situated on a campus serving over 55,000 students. Opportunities to build cross-college collaborations are abundant.

The University of Florida: UF, the flagship AAU institution of the State of Florida, is a top-tier research institution with a long history of training outstanding undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. UF is currently ranked #5 among U.S. public universities by U.S. News and World Report. The University of Florida’s academic health center is the country’s only academic health center, with six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. The colleges, major research centers and institutes, and clinical enterprises focus on building collaborative, specialized clinical services centered on quality and innovation.

The City of Gainesville: Gainesville is home to Florida’s largest and oldest university and one of the state’s centers of education, medicine, and cultural events. The University of Florida and UF Health Shands Hospital are the leading employers in Gainesville. Gainesville serves as the cultural, educational, and commercial center for the north-central Florida region. Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville’s numerous parks, museums, and lakes provide entertainment to thousands of visitors. Because of its beautiful landscape and urban “forest,” Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida. The city is located centrally to the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, providing easy access to beaches, nature preserves, and water-based activities within a day's drive. Explore Gainesville in 60 Seconds.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The UF College of Pharmacy strives to stimulate a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within an exceptional community of students, faculty, and staff. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to developing leaders who respect, support, and positively impact others. In recognition of its efforts to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment, the College of Pharmacy was the recipient of a 2021 Insight into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants should have a PharmD degree with relevant post-graduate training (residency and/or fellowship) or equivalent experience. Applicants must be eligible for Florida Pharmacy Licensure. Excellent communication skills are essential. An FDLE Criminal Background Check is required.

Preferred Qualifications:Previous teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, experience in mentoring students and/or postgraduate trainees, and prior experience providing culturally competent care to a diverse patient population are preferred. Board certification in ambulatory care (BCACP) is preferred. For appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor, the applicant must have a record of sustained accomplishments in research and teaching.Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants should apply online. The review of applications will begin on April 11, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit an application that includes: CV; a cover letter that describes qualifications and experience; a diversity statement that demonstrates current dedication or future vision to enhancing diversity, inclusion, and health equity (DIHE) efforts in their teaching and clinical practice; and a list of at least three references. Applications will be kept confidential, and references will not be contacted without permission.

We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the department’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of underrepresented groups, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities. The University of Florida offers a salary commensurate with education and experience, resources to promote health and well-being, and family-friendly benefits with a robust leave package.

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

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.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 14 Mar 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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