The Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy Department invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. The Department’s focus in research and graduate training is centered on quantitative assessments of medications and their use in large populations, using big data and advanced methods in study design, measurement and analysis. This focus is organized across three tracks, including: 1) Pharmaceutical Health Services Research to examine the effects of health policy interventions on drug access, use, and care quality, 2) Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research to assess cost-effectiveness and resultant clinical outcomes, and 3) Pharmacoepidemiology to examine drug safety and comparative effectiveness.
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 an internationally 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 (https://codes.pharmacy.ufl.edu), 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 are 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.
The University of Florida, College of Pharmacy, strives to stimulate a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within an exceptional community of students, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to developing leaders who respect, support and have a positive impact on all individuals.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter briefly summarizing their accomplishments and current and future research plans. In addition, please 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, as well as apply through the online application system at jobs.ufl.edu, search for Job No. 75851
Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. degree or similar academic training in pharmaceutical outcomes research, health policy research, 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.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience
Internal Number: 75851
About UF College of Pharmacy
The position is located at the main campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, the flagship academic research institution of the State of Florida. The successful applicant will complement a vibrant research program with 11 faculty and 21 doctoral students. The program is housed in the health science campus that includes the Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine. A close working relationship between the health sciences colleges offers an environment conducive for interdisciplinary and translational research.