Research Assistant Professor - Pharmacy - (FAC001626)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Houston College of Pharmacy invites qualifed applicants to apply for a full-time, research faculty position at the rank of Reseach Assistant Professor in the Prescription Drug Misuse Education and Research (PREMIER) Center. We are seeking outstanding individuals with a solid track interest in scholarship and expertise in the fields of susbstance use disorders or prescription drug misuse. The successful candidate will be involved in increasing scholarship productivity within the Center, increasing the national recognition of the College, and building a research enterprise that fits within the mission of the Center.

The mission of the PREMIER Center, founded in December 2018, is to improve patient outcomes by providing education on safe and effective controlled substance prescription use and to serve as a catalyst for collaborative resaerch efforts optimizing pharmacotherapy to manage pain an dsubstance use disorders. It is the only research center with this focus housed in a College of Pharmacy in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center (TMC).

The position is fully funded by the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are looking for talented personnel who will strengthen and provide synergies with our current areas of research related to prevention, treatment, and harm reduction related to prescription drug misuse.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. Three letters of recommendation and the email addresses of your references are required. Applicant screening will begin immediately and will continue unitl the position is filled.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and presons with disabilites are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

All applicants must hold an earned Ph.D. in Health Services Research or closely related discipline and professional pharmacy degree (BS or PharmD) from an ACPE accredited pharmacy school. Applicants with experience mentoring pharmacy graduate or professional student would be an asset.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.