Assistant Professor; Associate Professor; Professor in Pharmacy
University at Buffalo, Department of Pharmacy Practice
United States

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking a clinical-track (qualified rank) or tenure-track (unqualified rank) full-time, 12-month faculty member at the assistant, associate or full professor level. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic faculty member who is interested in growing the School's Center for Health Outcomes, Pharmacoinformatics, and Epidemiology (cHOPE) research program. Faculty hired in a clinical-track appointment may transition to a tenure-track appointment following consultation with the Chair of the Department.


The successful candidate will develop independent, funded research programs and contribute to pharmacy student teaching and service. The ideal candidate will have research interests in the areas of pharmaceutical health services and outcomes research, pharmacoinformatics, pharmacoeconomics and/or pharmacoepidemiology. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with faculty across campus, including the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Public Health. Applicants must have excellent communication and leadership skills as well as share in our commitment to preparing future leaders of the pharmacy profession.


Responsibilities to include:

Didactic and experiential teaching activities: 

The faculty member will provide didactic teaching in required and elective courses as agreed to with the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice; coordinate courses in the PharmD Program; and, participate in curriculum planning and assessment.



The faculty member will advance the research/scholarly initiatives of cHOPE. He/she will be expected to develop and engage in independent and collaborative scholarly activities in his/her area of expertise.



The faculty member will serve the Department, School, and University (e.g., through active participation on committees) as agreed to with the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice. Active involvement in professional organizations is strongly encouraged.


Description of institution/organization: 

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at UB (SPPS) is ranked among the top pharmacy schools in the United States. It was founded in 1886, is the second-oldest component of UB, and is the only fully accredited pharmacy school in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. The mission of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at UB is to serve the global community through leadership in research, clinical care and teaching of the practice of pharmacy. The SPPS encourages work-life balance and is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual. The SPPS offers a formal mentoring program and faculty development program to help new faculty successfully transition into the Academy - the goal of this program is to facilitate growth of individual faculty members in the areas of education, research/scholarship, and service, and to help them achieve their personal/professional goals while meeting the overall department mission.


University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications include: a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a minimum of two years of postdoctoral training, or equivalent experience in outcomes research (e.g., fellowship in health outcomes, pharmaceutical health services, pharmacoeconomics, and/or pharmacoepidemiology); or, a Doctor of Philosophy degree having a research focus in pharmaceutical outcomes (e.g., pharmaceutical health services, pharmacoeconomics, and/or pharmacoepidemiology).


Candidates with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree must be licensed, or eligible for licensure in NY State.


Preferred Qualifications

Advanced training in outcomes research (e.g., fellowship in health outcomes, pharmaceutical health services, pharmacoeconomics, and/or pharmacoepidemiology) is preferred.

Candidates must have a track record of research support and peer reviewed publications commensurate with appointment faculty rank.



Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include the three (3) letters of recommendation.

Please include a Letter of Interest which includes a summary of your research plans.

Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled, however candidates are encouraged to submit their application by August 1, 2019 to ensure full consideration.


Additional Information

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Background Check Notification
For non-internal applicants: a selected candidate will have to complete and pass a background check prior to appointment.

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