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Assistant Professor of Pharmacy - Tenure Track
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

Date Posted Dec. 19, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Pharmacy - Tenure Track
University University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy
Albuquerque, NM, United States
Department Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Pharmacy Practice
    Economics & Policy Studies
Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Faculty with Expertise in Pharmaceutical
Health Services Research, Pharmacoeconomics, Epidemiology,
or Clinical Translational Sciences
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences
College of Pharmacy, University of New Mexico

The University of New Mexico (UNM) College of Pharmacy is seeking exceptional applicants for a full-time (12-month appointment) tenure-track Assistant Professor Faculty position in Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences.

Duties of the Position
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: providing instruction in the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and graduate programs (MS, PhD, and dual degree); developing an active, extramurally funded research program that aligns with the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences and the UNM Health Science Center (HSC); and providing service to the College, University and the profession as deemed appropriate with rank and expertise. Additional responsibilities include contributing to the vision, mission, and strategic plan of the College; mentoring, supervising and evaluating the activities and performance of professional and graduate students and support staff as appropriate. The individual will be expected to collaborate with faculty and staff and share the University and College’s values.

•     PhD, ScD, MD, DrPH degree in Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Clinical Translational Sciences, Epidemiology, Public Health or other health sciences related discipline
Earned PharmD with at least 2 years of post-doctorate training in above mentioned disciplines
•     Evidence of scholarship activities (such as published manuscripts, posters, presentations) at national meetings

•     A demonstrated record of teaching experience with the ability to implement various teaching and active learning techniques with a diverse group of PharmD and graduate students.
•     A pharmacy degree (BS or PharmD)
•     Expertise, training, and research experience in one or more of the following: pharmaceutical health services research, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, and/or substance abuse
•     A record of peer-reviewed publications, grants, or other scholarly products with national recognition
•     Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•     Demonstrated success working in a multidisciplinary and translational research environment.
•     Post-doctoral training.

A Profile of the UNM College of Pharmacy
Located in the historically rich and culturally diverse Southwest, the College of Pharmacy is part of the Health Sciences campus and works collaboratively with the School of Medicine, College of Nursing, UNM Hospitals, and UNM Cancer Research and Treatment Center in the state’s largest health complex. The College holds the distinction of having the most ethnically diverse student body in the nation. Unique programs within the College include the New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center, UNM/NMSU Cooperative Pharmacy program, and the oldest training program in nuclear pharmacy in the country. Additionally the College’s Substance Use Research and Education (SURE) Center incorporates innovative collaborative research and education programs, in partnership with other centers and institutes at the University of New Mexico, by pursuing multi-disciplinary opportunities in the field of licit (i.e. alcohol and nicotine), illicit, and nonmedical prescription drug use, misuse, and substance use disorders (SUD). The SURE Center is leading several NIAAA-, NIDA-, and NICHD-funded studies and is an active partner with the NIDA Southwest Clinical Trial Node on ongoing multi-center clinical trials.

UNM offers exciting opportunities for inter-professional practice, research, and education. The College has 53 faculty and 474 preceptors throughout the state. Strong partnerships with the New Mexico Pharmacists Association, New Mexico Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy have created disease state management programs and innovative practice opportunities including pharmacist clinicians with prescriptive authority. The College ranks 13th in NIH research funding and 21st in overall research funding among the colleges of pharmacies in the United States. College faculty collaborate extensively across the university (UNM College of Nursing, School of Medicine , College of Population Health, Department of Economics, and other Centers and Institutes in New Mexico ) as well as Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory VA Cooperative Studies Program, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and the MIND Research Network. In addition to a stimulating academic environment, the College is located in Albuquerque, in the Sandia Mountain valley. With more than 310 days of sunshine a year, Albuquerque has year round recreational opportunities and more than 28,000 acres of open space.

For best consideration, applications must be received by February 2, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled.

Application Process
A complete application consists of: (1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a signed letter of interest that addresses each minimum and preferred qualification for the position (3) names, addresses and contact information for three references.

For information regarding the confidentiality of inquiries and applications or general questions please call or email to the address listed below. UNM’s confidentiality policy ("Disclosure of information about Candidates for Employment, "UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at

For complete details of this position and to apply, access Faculty Posting at:

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact:
Anne DiBello, (505) 272-0369,

  • The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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Contact Information

  • Anne DiBello
    College of Pharmacy
    University of New Mexico
    2502 Marble Ave NE
    Msc09 5360 1
    Albuquerque, NM 87131
  • 505-272-0369
  • 505-272-8324


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