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Job ID: 205347

Assistant/Associate Professor
Auburn University

Date Posted Feb. 9, 2023
Title Assistant/Associate Professor
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Health Services/Research & Policy
The Harrison College of Pharmacy is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor for the Department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy at Auburn University. The Assistant/Associate Professor will have the unique opportunity to join a dynamic and collaborative team and to contribute broadly in on-going efforts to enhance and expand the vast array of initiatives taking place in an internationally recognized academic and research institution.

The Harrison College of Pharmacy (HCOP) is a global destination for pharmacy education, a hub of educational innovation, a leader in impactful research and scholarship, and a driver of new clinical practice models that transform patient and health systems outcomes. Our mission is to serve the public through education, research, and patient care that have a direct, positive impact on human health and wellness.

HCOP is Alabama’s only public institution charged with educating and preparing well-rounded pharmacists and the next generation of pharmaceutical and health outcomes scientists. HCOP is grounded in cutting edge research and patient care that is highly collaborative with other disciplines. In addition to the main campus in Auburn, the school has a branch campus located in Mobile, Alabama on the campus of the University of South Alabama.

HCOP offers a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree program as well as graduate programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences with concentrations in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, and Health Outcomes Research and Policy. Students are able to enroll in several dual degree programs including the PharmD/PhD, PharmD/MBA, and PharmD/MPH. There are typically between 550-600 students in the PharmD program and approximately 60- 70 graduate students at any given time.

Auburn University, located on a beautiful campus in east Alabama and only a short drive from Atlanta, Georgia and its international airport, holds an “R1” designation from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The school is a member of the Southeastern Conference and is home to a wide array of academic, athletic, cultural, and social events each year. The City of Auburn boasts a top-rated school system in the State and is often rated among the best places in the state and nation to live and retire. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples

The Department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy at Auburn University’s Harrison College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time 12-month faculty position at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Appointment as Associate Professor requires a record of substantial success in teaching and research activities including sustained extramural grant support consistent with appointment to the associate rank at a research-intensive university.

The primary research goal of the Department is to improve medication-related outcomes through practice and population-based research. The Department consists of 10 tenured and tenure-track faculty. Our faculty contribute to the teaching missions for both the PharmD and MS/PhD programs.Successful applicants should have expertise in related or complementary disciplines to work collaboratively with other faculty in the Department, with other Departments in the Harrison College of Pharmacy, and across Auburn University. Auburn University is a partner of the Center for Clinical and Translation Science (CCTS), at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Health outcomes faculty contribute to the drug safety and efficacy research expertise of the CCTS.

Essential Functions
The Assistant/Associate Professor will:
• Actively participate in the teaching mission of the Harrison College of Pharmacy at the graduate (M.S., Ph.D.) and professional (Pharm.D.) levels;
• Develop and/or maintain an extramurally funded research program from public and/or private sources;
• Be involved in collaborative research programs with faculty across campus, including the Schools and Colleges of Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Human Sciences, Engineering, and the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicines (VCOM);
• Demonstrate a high level of scholarly activity as evidenced by quality publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and active participation in professional societies;
• Contribute to Department, College, and University service activities.

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