The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice seeks a Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)/Clinical Pharmacist/Co-Director, Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences within the Office of Experiential Education (OEE). The College of Pharmacy at UIC, with campuses in Chicago and Rockford, is the #1 college of pharmacy in the state of Illinois and the #7 college in the US by US News & World Report. More information about the College and Department of Pharmacy Practice can be found at https://pharmacy.uic.edu and https://dpp.pharmacy.uic.edu
The Office of Experiential Education within the Department of Pharmacy Practice has the major responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the experiential curriculum including recruitment of sites and preceptor development. Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) are a critical training opportunity within the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum that provide opportunities for the pharmacy student to learn and understand how institutional and community practice settings operate; to observe pharmacists apply their knowledge and experience in varied practice settings; to participate in patient care under the guidance of experienced preceptors and to grow professionally.
We seek a unique individual who is willing to join the Office of Experiential Education and play an integral part in the success of the experiential education curriculum of our pharmacy students. The position is available immediately.
The Co-Director, IPPE will provide leadership and oversight for the ongoing development
and evaluation of the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) within the
College of Pharmacy Professional Program including:
Develop, revise, and evaluate experiential curriculum to ensure high quality training and experience consistent with advances in the field, implementing policies and objectives
Direct recruitment and marketing efforts and allocate resources accordingly to ensure quality site experiences
Occasional travel by car to experiential sites is required
Comply with program budget(s) to accomplish OEE financial performance goals as needed
Identify and pursue opportunities for program growth, which may include grant or self-supporting funding
Provide reports, analyses, program data and information as needed for accreditation and curriculum assessment purposes
Ensure compliance with all state and regulatory agencies
Oversee student and preceptor progress and records; provide advising and mentoring
Develop collaborative relationships with partners at local, regional, and national levels to enrich programs' goals
Participate in the hiring, training, development, and management of staff to ensure attainment of OEE objectives as needed
Plan, assign and evaluate staff and faculty work to ensure that OEE objectives are met
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned
Academic responsibilities include the provision of didactic lectures in the College of Pharmacy or other Health Science Colleges, facilitating within the patient care skills laboratory, serving as a preceptor for student pharmacists, and PGY1/PGY2 residents. Service responsibilities will be expected in areas of patient care, community health, and/or department/college/university committees. Scholarly activities, including presentations and publications, are also expected.
Graduate of an ACPE accredited PharmD program
Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist by the State of Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation or eligible for such licensure by start date
Completed a minimum of an ASHP PGY1 residency program or fellowship or equivalent experience
Minimum of 3 years of pharmacy experience required
For fullest consideration, submit complete application materials by Monday, January 25, 2021. Applications must include all the following: cover letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Names and contact information of three references must be entered directly into the online application.
For specific questions about the faculty position, please contact Sheila M Allen, PharmD, (312) 355-0371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899
About University of Illinois at Chicago
The UIC College of Pharmacy (UIC COP) is a public pharmacy school with two campuses located in Chicago and Rockford, Illinois. We offer a four-year professional degree program that leads to the PharmD, the highest level of professional education in pharmacy, and programs leading to six master's degrees and four doctorate degrees. More than 185 research and clinical faculty conduct research and provide training to more than 160 graduate students and postdoctoral trainees, as well as 650 professional students. While what we do is important, it’s who we are that guides and defines the College of Pharmacy, setting us apart. From our rich history dating back to 1859 and our hands-on approach to education to the strategic locations of our two campuses, we are proud of where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going.