Assistant/Associate Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Department Name 33204-Pharm-Pharmacy & Therapeutics
Position Number 0059683
Position Details

The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is seeking a highly motivated, creative and dedicated individual for a full-time, calendar year, non-tenure stream faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate/professor in the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics. The successful applicant will actively contribute to patient care at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Heart and Vascular Institute and the School of Pharmacy through innovation in the dynamic care of the heart transplant and artificial heart patient population. The faculty member will be expected to enhance patient centered outcomes in patient care areas at UPMC by enhancing heart transplant pharmacy services, immunosuppressive pharmacotherapeutic outcomes, advanced heart failure, and artificial heart program outcomes. Experience with protocol development and clinical research is expected. Additionally, there will be an expectation to teach in the professional curriculum, including large and small classroom teaching with active learning techniques such as simulation learning and other active learning techniques . The faculty member will also serve as a preceptor for students, residents, and other trainees. Development of a successful scholarship program with a focus in patient care and education is expected. The ideal candidate will have a PharmD with a minimum of three years of experience in heart transplantation; residency and/or fellowship training in transplantation or cardiology; board certification is highly desired. Other qualifications and experiences will be considered. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The School of Pharmacy, a leader in education, practice and research, is one of six schools of the health professions located in the Oakland campus. The School of Pharmacy partners with UPMC, one of the leading integrated health care delivery networks in the country, to provide state of the art pharmacy services and patient care. The Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics is fully integrated with UPMC and provides leadership and management of pharmacy services and clinical programs including Pharmacogenomics, Antibiotic Stewardship Program, Ambulatory Care Programs, Transplantation, Critical Care, and Cardiology. The Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics and UPMC is home to twelve accredited residency programs, pharmacy fellowship training programs, and the Grace Lamsam Pharmacy Program for the Underserved. For more information about the School of Pharmacy, visit

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, four letters of reference, and one-page summaries of teaching philosophy, clinical practice accomplishments, and research interests to:

Thomas Nolin, PharmD, PhD Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair
Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy 208 Salk Pavilion, 3501 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-624-1290 and email: EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 02/23/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/23/2018
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