Assistant/Associate Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago - Rockford, IL

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Assistant /Associate Professor TT – Rural Health

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Administration seeks applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor at its Rockford campus.

The Rockford campus affords a unique opportunity to work collaboratively with the University of Illinois College of Medicine's National Center for Rural Health Professions. We are seeking candidates who are interested in scholarship and research specifically in rural health issues and would pursue expanding these interests specifically to the profession of pharmacy.

Founded in 1859, our college is the 3 rd oldest college of pharmacy in the United States and the oldest entity within the University of Illinois system. Our PharmD and research programs are consistently ranked within the top 10 colleges of pharmacy in the country.

The successful candidate for this position will be expected to establish and maintain an active, extramurally funded research program and participate in teaching in the professional education program of the college and graduate program of the department, including the Rural Pharmacy/Rural Health Professions Program.

At a minimum, candidates should have an earned doctorate in public health, rural health, economics or a suitably related field, or a clinical doctorate in pharmacy or medicine along with either a research-intensive fellowship or a master’s of public health degree. Applicants should display strong statistical and methodological skills, as well as a collaborative research orientation. Qualified applicants with expertise in rural workforce issues, health disparities among rural underserved populations, community-based research, interdisciplinary practice, and/or pharmacoepidemiology are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong publication track record and history of competing successfully for extramural funding.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, submit complete application packets by February 10, 2013. Application packets must include all of the following: a cover letter stating interest in the position, a description of proposed research activities, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information only for three professional references. Submit university online application with listed documents via the following link: . Other application formats are not accepted.

For specific questions about the position, contact Nick Popovich, PhD, Head of the Department of Pharmacy Administration and Chair of the Search at or (312) 996-0877

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action Employer/ Equal Opportunity

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