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Recruitment Period

Open date: May 15th, 2019
Last review date: Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, is seeking outstanding applicants for multiple faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Clinical, or Tenure Track Professor levels. The positions will be part of the UCI School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences that is under development. The new school will be part of the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences, which is currently comprised of four units: the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Program in Public Health, the School of Medicine, and the Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing. The college is part of an integrated UC Irvine Health system that also encompasses UCI’s clinics and Orange County’s only academic medical center.

The applicants should have clinical and/or research expertise that complements or expands upon the expertise of researchers in the current Pharmaceutical Sciences department or clinicians in the UC Irvine Health System, and be able to support the mission of building a pharmacy school that is focused on advancing patient health and well-being, by fostering innovations across inter-professional education, training, research, and clinical practice. Desired expertise includes but is not limited to the following clinical areas: General Medicine, Primary Care Ambulatory Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Transitions of Care, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Managed Care or Administrative Sciences related to drug utilization management, pharmacoeconomics or outcomes research. Translational research experience is also desirable. A successful candidate will be expected to teach both students and residents at the didactic and experiential levels and will also engage in clinical practice and/or scholarly activities.

Applicants must have a pharmacy degree, should have completed postgraduate training (e.g. Ph.D), residency or fellowship, have experience in relevant clinical service and teaching, show promise for academic advancement within the UC system, and be eligible for California pharmacy licensure as applicable to the position. Board certification in a specialty area is highly desirable. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills are essential.

Candidates with a focused clinical practice or research experience that includes a record of scholarly achievement, as demonstrated by publications, grant funding, or other creative accomplishments is desirable. Evidence of leadership experience or potential is highly desirable, and the successful candidates for more senior positions will be expected to play a leadership role in building the clinical pharmacy program in addition to their teaching and clinical/research duties.

Salary and appointment level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on published UC pay scales for the Health Sciences. Review of applications will begin immediately and the positions will remain open until filled.

Apply via UC Irvine’s online application system, RECRUIT:

The application should include a cover letter summarizing experience related to clinical, teaching, leadership and scholarly endeavors, a detailed curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a separate statement describing past experience and leadership in equity and diversity and/or the potential to make future contributions in the field.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Job location

Irvine, CA


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