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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Pharmacy Administration and/or Health Services/Outcomes Research) (#73391) Position Description

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The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

UH Hilo, College of Pharmacy, tenure track, special funds, full-time, 11-month type appointment to begin approximately May 2013. The College is seeking qualified individuals with training in the areas of social and administrative sciences in pharmacy, health outcomes/services, health policy, epidemiology, biostatistics and research methodology, public health or a closely related field.


Contribute to the Pharm.D. curriculum, conduct scholarly research activities and/or provide academic rotation, serve as a faculty advisor for students, and serve on College and University committees. Teaching responsibilities may include coordinating and teaching biostatistics/research methodology, drug information and evidence-based medicine, pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes/services research, marketing and financial management, epidemiology, patient communication, and clinical drug development/regulatory affairs. Establish independent, translational pharmacy practice-based and health outcomes/services research and collaborate in research and teaching with colleagues within the College, interdisciplinary within the university, as well as nationally and internationally. Develop a program of scholarship as evidenced by attainment of research grants, presentations, and publications in scholarly journals. Candidate will have an opportunity to contribute toward a new graduate program in health services/outcomes research. Complete specified activities assigned by the Chair of Pharmacy Practice.

Minimum Qualifications

Assistant Professor Rank Minimum Qualifications: A professional pharmacy degree in the US and eligibility for pharmacist licensure in the State of Hawaiʻi. The candidate should possess the ability to communicate clearly in the classroom and/or academic rotation and in the context of other student and faculty interactions; ability to contribute to the appropriate lectures component of the Pharm.D. curriculum and future graduate program in health services/outcomes research; ability to develop and maintain an independent research program and publish in scholarly journals. Associate Professor Rank Minimum Qualifications: In addition to the Assistant Professor as stated above; minimum of five (5) years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of Assistant Professor; documentation of high quality teaching performance, high quality research activities and published in scholarly journals; and/or creative contributions and service to the academic life of a college. Professor Rank Minimum Qualifications: In addition to the Associate Professor as stated above; minimum of five (5) years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of Associate Professor or higher.

Desirable Qualifications

Advanced Degree or Doctoral degree in social and administrative sciences in pharmacy, health outcomes/ services, epidemiology, biostatistics and research methodology, health informatics, public health or a closely related discipline. Experience in research field of interest. Experience in multidisciplinary research as evidenced by writing grant proposals and successful track-record in obtaining extramural funding for research/scholarly projects. Experience in publications in scholarly peer-reviewed scientific journals and/or presentation in scientific symposia. Experience in protocol development, successful submission to the IRB, data collection, analysis as well as analyzing large administrative databases. Prior teaching experience in a Pharm.D. program or graduate education and/or in precepting Pharm.D. students. Experience with curricular development, assessment and evaluation in a Pharm.D. program or graduate program and knowledge of the accreditation standards of the Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE). Ability to perform basic clinical skills and practice.

Pay Range

Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications (How to Apply)

Submit a letter of application stating clearly the position being applied for, the position number, and addressing how the minimum and desirable qualifications are met, inclusive of providing a statement of one’s philosophy of teaching and research; curriculum vitae; names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references; and transcripts showing degrees and course work appropriate to the position (copies are acceptable, however official transcripts will be required prior to employment). Electronic submissions are welcomed. Each page of the required documents should include your name. Send email with “UH Hilo CoP Pharmacy Practice Faculty 73391Application” as subject to All requested documents/information become the property of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Address: UH Hilo CoP Pharmacy Practice Search Committee (Pharmacy Administration and/or Health Services/Outcomes Research), c/o Kristi Kaniho, College of Pharmacy, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720.

Inquiries (General)

Questions about the position should be directed to Supakit Wongwiwatthananukit, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Search Committee Chair, (808) 933-2947, email:

Please refer to position #73391 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

First review will begin on March 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at Work At UH.

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