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Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Administration


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Pharmacy Administration (10000942)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

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Position Description


The Department of Pharmacy Administration at The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is seeking an individual for a full time, tenure-track position for the rank of Assistant Professor.  


A Ph.D. or comparable degree in pharmacy administration, health services research, or related field is required by the time of employment. Experience in or knowledge of the health care system and/or the field of pharmacy is required. Responsibilities for this position include: Teaching at the professional and graduate levels, initiation of research projects, and participation in collaborative research projects of mutual interest. Areas of interest may include outcomes research (including patient reported outcomes), pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, health policy, pharmaceutical marketing, pharmacy management, practice research, or social behavioral research.


The successful applicant will have opportunities to collaborate with eight full-time pharmacy administration faculty and to capitalize on collaborative relationships with faculty in other academic departments on campus. The successful applicant will also enjoy affiliation with the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and collaborative opportunities with the Center for Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management, a center of excellence in pharmaceutical marketing, pharmacy management, and medication use outcomes research, and is home to Medicare, Medicaid and other data that support its research mission. The position offers the potential for growth in an established program committed to excellence in pharmacy and graduate education.  


We recognize the importance of a diverse faculty and staff and a supportive educational and professional environment that affirms the value of cultural diversity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who are traditionally underrepresented in academia and from all candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community.


The University of Mississippi is the flagship university for the State of Mississippi. A world-class public research university, the institution has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and innovative research. The School of Pharmacy is on the main campus in Oxford, a community of approximately 19,000 residents that has been recognized nationally as one of America’s best places to live. The Chronicle of Higher Education has named The University of Mississippi as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For.” 


The position is available starting January 1, 2023, but the start date is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established. The search will continue until a suitable candidate is selected.


Interested applicants should submit an application, letter of intent outlining his/her qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references through The University of Mississippi’s online employment site at For additional information, please contact Erin Holmes, PharmD, PhD, Search Committee Chair, 662-915-5914,  


The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.

Position Details

Appointment (12 Month)

Assignment Type (Tenure Track)

Application Procedures

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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: Oxford Mississippi