Assistant or Associate Professor (HS Clin, Clin X ,Adjunct, In-Res) Clinical Pharmacy
The Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) in the Division of Clinical Pharmacy at UC San Diego (http://pharmacy.ucsd.edu) is seeking outstanding applicants for a position at either the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. The applicant should have clinical and/or research expertise that complements or expands the current programs of SSPPS and advances our mission of elevating pharmaceutical care, health outcomes, and pharmacy training. Desired expertise includes but is not limited to the following clinical areas: geriatrics, pediatrics, oncology, psychiatry, family medicine, or administrative sciences related to regulatory affairs, pharmacoeconomics or outcomes research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both students and residents at the didactic and experiential levels. The candidate will also engage in related clinical practice and scholarly activities. Applicants must have a Pharm.D. degree, should have completed postgraduate training (e.g. PhD), residency or fellowship, have experience in clinical service and teaching, have promise for academic advancement, and be eligible for California pharmacy licensure. Board certification in a specialty area is desirable. Strong clinical service, leadership and teaching experience are highly valued. High priority in selection will also be given to candidates with formal research training or have equivalent experience with an outstanding record of scholarly achievement, demonstrated by publications, grant funding, and other creative accomplishments.
A successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills, strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to assume a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving academic excellence and diversity. UC San Diego is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu).
Salary, appointment rank, and level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on published UC pay scales for the Health Sciences. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
SSPPS is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. SSPPS accepts only post-baccalaureate students, has a joint curriculum with the UC San Diego School of Medicine, and is competitive nationally for the top tier of pharmacy school applicants. Current enrollment is 240 Pharm.D. students, 60 Ph.D. students, 23 pharmacy residents and three fellows. A large proportion of its graduates are selected for post-graduate training at competitive institutions. SSPPS is based at the world-renowned La Jolla campus of UC San Diego with year-round access to both winter and summer recreational activities. UC San Diego is ranked fifth in the nation in federal funding for research with total awards exceeding $1.1 billion per year and is simultaneously the youngest institution among the top 25 ranked. With National Institutes of Health funding in excess of $400 million per year in 2016, UC San Diego was ranked twelfth in the US for NIH support. SSPPS is ranked among leading pharmacy schools in total research grant funding. Clinical faculty work collaboratively with our globally renowned SSPPS pharmaceutical sciences faculty in drug discovery, development, and translational medicine. UC San Diego Health System is the only academic medical center in San Diego providing leading-edge patient care, biomedical research, education and community service through four hospital locations and a network of outpatient facilities. UC San Diego Health System is a designated Level 1 Trauma and Regional Burn Center; Joint Commission accredited Stroke Center, and provides comprehensive cancer care at the Moore's Cancer Center. SSPPS faculty also engage in collaborative clinical practice and multidisciplinary research at several major affiliated health-systems and organizations in San Diego and throughout the world.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.