Faculty Position, Department of Pharmacy Practice
University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking one Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level faculty member in each of the following practice/research areas: a clinical-track faculty member in Internal/Family Medicine with an emphasis on Transitions of Care; a tenure-track or clinical-track faculty member in Cardiology or Critical Care; a tenure-track or clinical-track faculty member in Oncology; and, a tenure track faculty member in various areas of foci, including but not limited to HIV, Infectious Diseases, immunosuppressives, renal transplant, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacometrics.
Teaching responsibilities include: Didactic teaching and course coordination of required and elective courses as agreed to with the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice; experiential teaching; simulation-based learning teaching; and participation in curriculum planning and assessment. The faculty member will develop experiential rotations (APPE and IPPE) within the health care institutions in Western New York, particularly the Great Lakes Health System (a partnership that includes Kaleida Health, Erie County Medical Center, and the University at Buffalo) and Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and will serve as the School's liaison to their practice site. This will include: interfacing with and training site-based preceptors; overseeing APPE and IPPE students by serving as a clinical preceptor in the area of his/her focus; and assisting with the training of APPE and IPPE students assigned to site-based preceptors. The faculty member will also engage in and facilitate the professional development of the pharmacy/medical staff at the clinical site.
The faculty member is expected to develop and engage in independent and collaborative scholarly activities in his/her area of expertise: Collaborative scholarship is encouraged among faculty colleagues and site-based preceptors. The school and our faculty collaborate with the University's Clinical and Translatable Science Institute, which serves as an integrated academic home for outstanding clinical and translational science and as the hub of the Buffalo Translational Consortium, providing innovative research tools, support, training, resources and coordination.
The faculty member is also expected to contribute to the Department/School/University mission through service. This includes participation in Department (including but not limited to participation on committees and attendance at Department meetings), School (including but not limited to student advisement), and University committee activities, as agreed to with the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice.
The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS) at UB is ranked among the top pharmacy schools in the United States. It was founded in 1886, is the second-oldest component of UB, and is the only fully accredited pharmacy school in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. The SPPS is housed in a state-of-the-art-facility at the newly constructed Kapoor Hall, and provides access to the University's Academic Health Center, which includes Schools of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Public Health and Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The University at Buffalo, a member of the Association of American Universities, is part of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, a consortium of the region's leading health care, research and medical education institutions, dedicated to the development of a world-class environment for clinical care, research, education and entrepreneurship. The mission of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University at Buffalo is to serve the global community through leadership in research, clinical care and teaching of the practice of pharmacy. The UB SPPS encourages work-life balance and is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual.
Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State and is located in the western region on Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. Known as the City of Good Neighbors, Buffalo boasts a resurging economy and a modest cost of living. Buffalo-Niagara is a region of 1.2 million people, with a comprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space that provide a plethora of outdoor activities in the summer, a variety of ski resorts for those passionate about snow sports in the winter, a vibrant theater and music community, great restaurants, and major and minor league sports teams. Buffalo is a great place to work, study, and live!
Qualifications must include: a PharmD and postdoctoral training (PGY1); and PGY2/post-doctoral-fellowship or equivalent experience. Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in New York State. Candidates are expected to have a track record of scholarly productivity commensurate with their level of experience. The department/school is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Candidates must provide a CV, Letter of Interest, and three (3) letters of recommendation.
Applications must be submitted online at www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu. The posting numbers for each position are: Cardiology (F1700154); Internal/Family Medicine with an emphasis on Transitions of Care (F1700153); Oncology (F1700152); and Clinical and Translational Pharmacotherapy, CTP (F1700168).
For inquiries on this position, please contact:
William Allan Prescott, Jr., PharmD
The University at Buffalo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE).
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