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Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Jackson, MS)

Location: 

Jackson, MS, US, 39216

Department:  Pharmacy Practice (10000937)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)
Position Description

The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy invites applications for a 12-month tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be located on the Jackson, MS campus. Academic responsibilities include teaching in an integrated and modularized PharmD curriculum and training of pharmacy students on practice experiences (IPPE and APPE). The candidate will also be required to contribute to the scholarship and service missions of the Department. In scholarship, the candidate will be required to develop and/or maintain an independent research program, publish results in peer-reviewed journals, and teach and mentor students and residents in research experiences. Opportunities exist in adult internal medicine, oncology and other specialty areas. The candidate will be required to develop or maintain a patient care practice. The exact emphasis on responsibilities is flexible and will be tailored to meet the individual professional goals of the candidate and as agreed upon by the candidate and department chair. In service or citizenship, the candidate will be required to serve the department, the school, and university according to needs and interest. Participation and leadership in professional and scientific organizations is encouraged.


For ten consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. In 2017, the University of Mississippi initiated Flagship Constellations, which are designed to bring together a wide range of faculty from across campus to address some of the most difficult and complex problems facing our nation and world. If you are interested in working with cross-disciplinary researchers to solve key, grand challenges, you are encouraged to apply.

Position Details

Appointment: 12 Month

Assignment Type: Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited School/College of Pharmacy with residency and or fellowship, be licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a pharmacist by the State of Mississippi. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to teaching, service, and scholarship, and competence as a clinician. Board certification is encouraged if research is conducted at a clinical practice site.

Application Procedures

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or until an adequate applicant pool has been established. The desired appointment date is on or before July 1, 2020. Applications must include: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae (including information on residency/fellowship training and board certification, if applicable); 3) statement of scholarly interests and professional goals, and 4) the names and addresses of 3 references.


Additional information about the School of Pharmacy and the Department of Pharmacy Practice may be accessed at http://pharmacy.olemiss.edu. Questions may be directed to Dr. Seena Haines, Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice (shaines@umc.edu) or Dr. Kim Adcock (kadcock@umc.edu), Chair of the Search Committee.

About the University of MS & Oxford, MS

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.

 

Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Over the years Oxford has also been known for offering exceptional culinary experiences and as the home of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Rebels, there is always something here to immerse yourself in. Oxford has also been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Southern Living, Condé Nast Traveler, and GQ. Among other cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, and the Ford Center Performing Arts Series. Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.

 

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

 

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.


Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi