POSITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy (PSP) at West Virginia University (WVU) School of Pharmacy seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to join their research team. This is a co-funded position (50% each) created in collaboration with the Cancer Institute at WVU. This 12-month tenure track position is available from July 1, 2021 and the appointment will be based on candidates' experiences and qualifications. Salary and start-up packages are competitive.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible position housed in the PSP department in the School of Pharmacy. The successful candidate is expected to work with the faculty at the Cancer Institute to establish an independently funded research program with a focus on cancer research including cancer epidemiology, cancer prevention and control research, and cancer disparities. Candidate engaged in clinically relevant outcomes research with experiences in cancer-related dissemination and implementation science is desirable. The candidate is also expected to interact effectively with collaborators from diverse disciplines, mentor doctoral students, provide instruction for courses in the health services and outcomes research (HSOR) graduate program and the Doctor of Pharmacy professional program, as well as provide service to both the PSP department and School of Pharmacy.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.