POP seeks new faculty hires

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy’s department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy is expanding its faculty and is recruiting for new faculty at the assistant, associate, or full professor (tenure-track) rank

Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. degree or similar academic training in pharmaceutical outcomes research, health policy research, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, or a related field.  Appointment requires demonstration of or potential for an extramurally-funded research program, scholarship, and teaching proficiency that are consistent with appointment to these ranks at a research-intensive university. For applicants interested in pharmacoeconomics, a special teaching and administrative component will include contributions to our Department’s Online MS program, which will include directorship for its Applied Pharmacoeconomics track.

The UF College of Pharmacy ranks among the top five colleges of pharmacy in the nation and among the top three colleges of pharmacy in the nation in NIH funding and is located at the main campus of the University of Florida, the flagship AAU institution of the State of Florida. The College is based in one of the largest integrated academic health centers in the country, with Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine, as well as UF Health and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, situated on a campus serving over 50,000 students.  The growing department consists of 11 tenured and tenure track faculty as well as non-tenure track research faculty in addition to affiliated faculty.  It has a recognized residential graduate program with 30+ residential PhD and MS students and a growing online MS program with 150+ students.  The department’s research infrastructure is supported by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Safety or CoDES, which facilitates research collaborations in real-world populations using a variety of big data sources.

Positions are available immediately. Applications will be accepted until a competitive applicant pool has been established. Research indicates that applicants from underrepresented groups may be hesitant to apply for positions if they do not meet all of the qualifications. We want to emphasize that we are committed to helping our future colleague develop their skills. Additionally, applicants are encouraged to communicate the ways in which their work fulfills the qualifications in ways that may not be obvious.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing their accomplishments and    current and future research plans.  Please also submit a teaching philosophy; statement about commitment to, accomplishments in, and plans for enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion; curriculum vitae; and names of three individuals willing to serve as professional references to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Richard Segal, segal@cop.ufl.edu, as well as apply through the online application system at jobs.ufl.edu, search for Job No. 75851 or Job No. 76224 (Pharmacoeconomics Only).

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.  We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and outreach mission. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD).  Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.