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Professor and Chair - Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy
University of Florida

Date Posted Dec. 7, 2023
Title Professor and Chair - Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy
University University of Florida
Gainesville, FM, United States
Department Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy More About This Department...
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Pharmaceutics

Summary: The College of Pharmacy invites applications for the Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy.

Position Description: The College of Pharmacy invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy with experience commensurate with the rank of Professor.

The College of Pharmacy is seeking a visionary leader for the Department who is experienced in collaborative research partnerships and who will seize the opportunity as Chair to strengthen and expand its research vision for four specialty areas including pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, health services research, and artificial intelligence, and nurture the next generation of diverse scientists and leaders in the discipline.  The ideal candidate will have a distinguished record of research, teaching, scholarly accomplishments, and leadership. They should also have extensive experience in professional and graduate education and in mentoring both junior faculty and graduate students. The Chair will be expected to work with the department in a collaborative, inclusive, and transparent manner to promote overall interests and development of the department faculty, staff, postdocs, and students, the Dean, and other leadership of the College of Pharmacy to fulfill its research, education and governance missions.

The department is highly integrative and collaborative, with a strong focus on building around several areas of excellence in pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, and pharmaceutical health services research with an added emphasis on the application of artificial intelligence methods in POP research. The UF College of Pharmacy possesses outstanding strengths across the drug discovery, development, and use pipeline, currently ranking #5 among colleges of pharmacy according to US News and World Report and #3 in federal and NIH research funding, according to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. In recognition of its efforts to cultivate an accessible and welcoming environment, the College of Pharmacy has received national recognition as a multiple-time winner of Insight into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, a distinction bestowed to only six schools of pharmacy in the past year. 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 13 tenured and tenure-track faculty in addition to affiliated faculty. It has a well-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 (CoDES), which facilitates research collaborations in real-world populations using a variety of big data sources. Exceptional opportunities for synergistic growth exist through the campus-wide Artificial Intelligence initiative and through joining forces with Scripps Florida to promote outstanding biomedical research. Additional information about University resources.

  • The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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