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Clinical-Track, Assistant or Associate Professor in Palliative Care
Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Non-Tenure Track Clinical Faculty
Iowa City, IA
Position Description
This newly established full-time, calendar-year, faculty position will assist in the growth of hospice and palliative care expertise within the College of Pharmacy at the University of Iowa. Additionally, this position will support further development of interdisciplinary collaboration in education, training, practice and research in the areas of hospice and palliative care on the University of Iowa campus.

The faculty member will be appointed within the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science in The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. This position will be a clinical track appointment and not eligible for tenure. Individuals having the credentials to be appointed at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor on the clinical track would be desired. All clinical faculty at Iowa have assignments in teaching, clinical service, other service and professional productivity. The distribution of effort in each area will be assigned with input from the faculty member. Minimum collegiate-based achievement thresholds in each area are expected to be attained in addition to other duties as assigned by the Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science.

Responsibilities of the clinical faculty will include and will not be limited to:
• Provide Care in Hospice and Palliative Care Teams
• Assist with design of curriculum and appropriate delivery methods for post-graduate certificate, residency, and student pharmacist certificate programs in hospice and palliative care
• Support and further develop connections with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Palliative Care Providers and Their Associated Units to identify areas for collaboration
• Assist college’s palliative care faculty in campus-wide efforts to create and expand hospice and palliative initiatives at The University of Iowa
• Meet Expectations for faculty success in The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

• Doctor of Pharmacy, Clinical Masters or Ph.D. or equivalent degree
• Eligibility for or current license by the Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners at the time of hire.
• Completion of a PGY1 pharmacy residency with a minimum of 2 months of clinical experience in pain management, palliative care, or hospice and a minimum of 2 months of clinical experience in ambulatory care; or 3 years of relevant clinical experience
• Record of teaching student pharmacists, resident pharmacists or other trainees
• Record of professional publication and/or presentations
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work collaboratively as demonstrated in previous positions

• Completion of an accredited PGY2 Palliative Care and Pain Management Pharmacy Residency
• Completion of an academic institution-based certificate in palliative care
• Record of teaching students from disciplines other than pharmacy
• Established record of academic scholarly work
• Experience with residency and other accreditation standards

For consideration, applicants must submit an online application including a cover letter and a complete curriculum vitae. Names and contact information of three professional references will be required, and references will not be contacted until a later step in the search process. To apply, go to or and refer to requisition # 73849. Potential applicants seeking further information about the position should contact: James Ray, PharmD, and Search Committee Chair at

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The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Contact Information

Dr. James Ray
The University of Iowa
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
115 S. Grand Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52242
Telephone: 319-335-4825
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