Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Administration

  • Duquesne University
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Aug 14, 2020
Full time   BUS: Management, HR, OB, Strategy Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Studies Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description

The Pharmaceutical, Administrative, and Social Sciences Division of the School of Pharmacy seek to fill two full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor in the Pharmacy Administration discipline.

Candidates with expertise in any of the following areas will be given priority: pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, health outcomes research, patient-reported outcomes, health services research, socio-behavioral research, pharmacy management, or health policy. Candidates with expertise in any of the following areas will be given priority:

  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Health Outcomes Research
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes
  • Health Services Research
  • Socio-Behavioral Research
  • Pharmacy Management or Health Policy

Skills and/or experience in biostatistics and/or programming (SAS, STATA, R), large databases (claims, EMR or public), pharmacoeconomic modeling, semi-structured interviews/focus groups, psychometric validation or application of socio-behavioral theories within practice are desired.

The School of Pharmacy:

Duquesne University’s School of Pharmacy opened in 1925 with an enrollment of just 50 students in a few rooms of Canevin Hall. Today, the School of Pharmacy enrolls more than 1,000 students in its six-year Pharm.D. program, nearly 130 in its weekend program, 10 post-Pharm.D. fellows and residents, and 65 M.S. and Ph.D. students. Nearly 100 percent of Duquesne student pharmacists have gained immediate placement in employment and advanced studies for more than two decades and have been given preferred status by pharmacy employers. Please visit the School of Pharmacy to learn more about our school.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Attributes:

  • Ph.D. in social/behavioral research, health outcomes, health management/administrative sciences, public health, or economics.
  • Successful candidates will be expected to teach in the Doctor of Pharmacy and M.S. programs, and to develop robust extramurally funded research programs.
  • A professional degree in pharmacy (or another health specialty) is desirable but not required. 

Application Details

Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals that enrich our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our University and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit a letter of intent accompanied by curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a summary of research foci, and the names of three references to Dr. Jordan Covvey or Dr. Wilson Meng, co-chairs of the search committee for Pharmacy Administration faculty https://apply.interfolio.com/77896. Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent on how their scholarship contributes to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.


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Application Deadline

Priority will be given to applications immediately.