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Non-Tenure Track Faculty – Critical Care
Based on Experience
Non-Tenure Track Clinical Faculty
Little Rock, AR
Position Description
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in critical care within the Department of Pharmacy Practice. The successful candidate will support the patient care mission of UAMS Medical Center’s 52-bed medical intensive care unit (MICU) while supporting the educational, service, and scholarly missions of the UAMS College of Pharmacy. He/she will collaborate equally with a faculty counterpart to provide 12-month coverage to one of the MICU patient care teams. Clinical responsibilities include participation in designing, implementing, and monitoring of comprehensive care plans; regular evaluation, identification and resolution of medication-related problems; provision of drug information to other healthcare professionals; and communication of medication issues and concerns to appropriate healthcare professionals. Academic responsibilities include didactic and experiential education to pharmacy students and residents, research and scholarly activities, and service to the College, University, and profession.

The UAMS College of Pharmacy offers the opportunity to provide excellent pharmacy education in a stimulating environment where delivery of superb pharmaceutical care is integrated with nationally and internationally recognized research. It consists of approximately 90 full-time faculty members, 480 Pharm.D. students, and more than 30 residents and graduate students. UAMS is an academic health sciences university with six colleges located on its main campus in Little Rock and regional campus in Fayetteville. Little Rock, the capital of Arkansas, offers a unique professional and living environment in a metropolitan area home to over 700,000 people. The Little Rock area offers a high quality of life with a modest cost of living, excellent schools, and abundant recreational and cultural opportunities.

Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and patient care skills are essential. Candidates must hold an earned PharmD, be eligible for Arkansas licensure, and have completed residency training (or 6 years of critical care clinical practice experience). Candidates who have completed a PGY2 critical care residency are highly preferred. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with education and experience.

Candidates should submit via email a letter of intent summarizing interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy by January 12, 2018, to Amy M. Franks, PharmD, Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice; email:; phone: (501) 296-1296. Letters from three professional references should be emailed by the references directly to Dr. Franks.

Contact Information

Amy Franks
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Pharmacy
4301 West Markham Streeet, Mail Slot 522
Little Rock, AR 72205
Telephone: 501-296-1296
Fax: 501-296-1168
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