Associate Professor – Clinical Informatics, Public Health or Health Outcomes

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Binghamton, NY

About Binghamton University:
The state of New York provided $60 million to establish a School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Binghamton University. The school, which enrolled its inaugural PharmD class in 2017, is now housed in a new, state-of-the-art, 105,000-square-foot building dedicated to research and education and located at the University’s new Health Sciences Campus. The school’s outstanding leaders in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences use contemporary medication management and innovative research to transform human health locally and globally. The research and clinically focused school is training the next generations of graduates to deliver evidence-based, patient-centered pharmaceutical care to diverse groups of patients, especially those who are in underserved rural and geriatric communities. In the future, the PhD program under development will be renowned for its contributions to translational, clinical and outcomes research within the changing landscape of drug development, pharmacy practice and clinical science.

In June 2018, the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences obtained Candidate status from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60503, Tel.: 312/644-3575; Fax: 866/228-2631, web site: www.acpe-accredit.org/.

Job Description:
The school invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Health Outcomes and Administrative Sciences at the Associate Professor level. The candidate should demonstrate expertise conducting clinical informatics or pharmacy-related public health research with achievements commensurate with this rank. The research focus is open but the candidate is highly encouraged to align with a research emphasis in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Pharmacy Practice. Candidates with an established research program and active collaborations are preferred. The candidate should possess excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to scholarship and teaching in a pharmacy degree program and contributing to graduate level coursework.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:

– Sustain a vigorous research program that will obtain competitive, external funding.
– Provide teaching through the delivery of integrated coursework in the PharmD curriculum typical of the social, behavioral and administrative sciences discipline.
– Contribute to the delivery of the PharmD curriculum, including coordination of at least one course.
– Provide research mentorship to PharmD and/or Ph.D. students in related areas of clinical informatics, health outcomes or pharmacy-related public health research.
– Participate in service activities at the School and University levels, as appropriate.
– Demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence through teaching, research and service.
– Demonstrate a commitment to the diversity of students, faculty, and staff and an inclusive academic environment.

Requirements:
Applicants must have earned a PhD, (or equivalent degree), or a PharmD plus a research-intensive fellowship in an appropriate field of study, have demonstrated success in scholarship and teaching and be eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. Candidates will contribute to the University’s Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence (TAEs) in Health Science or Data Science. For more information on the TAEs, please visit this University link: http://www.binghamton.edu/tae.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, teaching philosophy, research philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Additional Information:
The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University’s complete Non-discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

How to apply

Apply online

Please submit a cover letter, teaching philosophy, research philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Applications received by February 15, 2019 will be given first consideration, but the review process will continue until the position is filled. Any questions about this position should be directed to: Dr. Utkarsh Dang, Chair of the search committee at udang@binghamton.edu.

Binghamton University has built a reputation as a world-class institution that combines a broadly interdisciplinary, international education with one of the most vibrant research programs in the nation.