University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and UI Health Care seek shared position of Clinical Assistant Professor & Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
This newly established full-time faculty pharmacist position will have joint appointments with the UI College of Pharmacy (50%), and the UI Health Care Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmaceutical Care (50%). The position serves as a role-model/practitioner-educator for Doctor of Pharmacy students and pharmacy residents, and carries out clinical practice responsibilities for the Department of Pharmaceutical Care, with a focus on psychiatry and addiction.
The University of Iowa Health Care has over 800 inpatient beds, a level 1 trauma center and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center. Forbes has named the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics top in health care in the magazine's America's Best Employers List for 2019. Among 500 large employers nationwide, across 25 different industry sectors ranked by Forbes, UI Hospitals and Clinics is rated No. 2 in health care and the No. 24 best employer overall.
Established in 1885, the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy is committed to interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration, fostering an environment of teamwork and breakthrough thinking. Faculty work closely with pharmacy practitioners to explore methods to improve services through pharmaceutical care delivery. The College enrolls over 100 PharmD students each year, offering an innovative evolving curriculum. In January 2020, the College will move into a brand new state-of the-art facility that will prepare its graduates to be health care leaders and scientists of the future.
The College of Pharmacy and UI Health Care work collaboratively to educate and prepare students to provide quality pharmacy care services. The responsibilities of this joint clinical faculty pharmacist will include and will not be limited to:
Teaching in classroom, laboratory and clinical settings; participate in Residency Training and Student Teaching Programs
Participate in service activities in the College and broader University levels
Establish a professional productivity portfolio
Provide pharmaceutical care services to patients in psychiatric clinics, specifically in the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Addiction Clinic and in the Adult Psychiatry Clinic with the Specialty Pharmacy Services program
In clinical settings, provide clinical support, education, coordination of dispensing, and monitoring for patients
Develop and provide new department clinical service initiatives, particularly as pertains to psychiatry and addiction
Administrative and Quality Improvement functions including adherence to protocols related to accreditation compliance
Review of applications will begin in mid-January and continue until the position is filled.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.