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Commensurate with experience.
Non-Tenure Track Clinical Faculty
Memphis, TN
Position Description
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy, in affiliation with Baptist Medical Group and Baptist Oncology Center, is seeking a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member at the level of assistant or associate professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science. This position will be available on or before July 1, 2019.

Successful candidates will hold a PharmD degree and have completed a PGY2 Oncology Specialty Pharmacy Residency, or have at least 5 years of experience in education and oncology practice. Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in Tennessee.

Applicants should demonstrate excellence as an engaging and effective communicator (written and oral), teacher, mentor, and Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist preferred (BCOP). Experience in classroom and small group learning settings with lecturing, active learning, and facilitating recitations and co-curricular activities are required. Core oncology outpatient clinic service responsibilities include improving adherence, medication reconciling, resolving medication related problems including errors and duplication, improving compliance with treatment plans, educating patients and family members, minimizing cost, providing Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, etc. Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment is a requirement. A commitment to diversity and inclusivity in working with students, faculty, staff, community members, and stakeholders is expected. Demonstrated ability or potential to produce scholarly activity in an academic setting in the form of peer-reviewed publications is essential. Candidates who have PharmD, a record of peer-reviewed publications, and evidence of funded grants are preferred.

Typical responsibilities of the position are summarized below:

Teaching: The Departmental Chair or designee will assign teaching responsibilities that may include didactic lecturing, experiential training, course directorship, and participating in various other teaching activities. The starting estimate percent effort in teaching is 40%.

Scholarship: Develop, grow, and maintain national recognition in oncology medicine through an active program of scholarship that includes peer-reviewed publications on a regular annual basis. Seek and apply for external funding. Presentations at national, regional, and local meetings are expected. The starting estimate percent effort in scholarship is 10-15%.

Service: Establish and maintain local, statewide and national recognition in the field of oncology practice. Participate in College, Departmental, and UTHSC Campus committees as deemed appropriate. The starting estimate percent effort in service is 10-15%.

Patient care: Provide outstanding oncology pharmacy services, develop oncology teaching service, and coordinate PGY2 residency training. Starting estimated percent effort in patient care is 30-40%.

The salary will be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references by mail or e-mail to:

Roland N. Dickerson, Pharm.D.
Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science
Chair, Search Committee
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
881 Madison Avenue, Suite 345
Memphis, TN 38163

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Contact Information

Roland N. Dickerson, Pharm.D.
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science
881 Madison Ave.
Suite 345
Memphis, TN 38163
Telephone: 901-448-6420
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