The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Pharmacy Practice is
seeking an Endowed Chair with an appointment as a clinical-track
(qualified rank) or tenure-track full-time, 12-month faculty member
at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. We are
looking for an energetic and enthusiastic faculty member who is
interested in establishing a practice/teaching site and research
program focusing on the treatment of genetic and metabolic
disorders in the Division of Genetics within the UB Department of
The ideal candidate will be a pharmacist who is passionate about
advancing the treatment of children and adolescents afflicted with
genetic and metabolic disorders and engaging in teaching and
research relating to this area. The successful candidate will
establish a clinical pharmacy service, engage in the teaching of
pharmacy and other health-professions students and postgraduates,
develop a collaborative research program, and provide service to
the Department of Pharmacy Practice and School of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences ( SPPS ).
Responsibilities to include:
Didactic and experiential teaching activities:
The faculty member will provide didactic teaching in required and
elective courses as agreed to with the Chair of the Department of
Pharmacy Practice; coordinate courses in the PharmD Program; and,
participate in curriculum planning and assessment. Funding is
available through this endowment to support the research and
clinical practice initiatives, including funding for postgraduate
residents/fellows and/or post-doctoral students.
The faculty member will develop a collaborative research program
focusing on genetic diseases and metabolic disorders. The Division
of Genetics within the Department of Pediatrics has invested
considerable resources into advancing our impact in this area of
The faculty member will serve the Department, School, and
University (e.g., through active participation on committees) as
agreed to with the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice.
Active involvement in professional organizations is strongly
Description of institution/organization:
UB is the top-ranked public university in New York State, and the
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at UB ( SPPS ) is
ranked #14 nationally and #1 in New York State. The SPPS was
founded in 1886, is the second-oldest component of UB, and is the
only fully accredited pharmacy school in the State University of
New York ( SUNY ) system. The mission of the Department of Pharmacy
Practice at UB is to serve the global community through leadership
in research, clinical care and teaching of the practice of
pharmacy. The SPPS encourages work-life balance and is committed to
fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the
rights and dignity of each individual. The SPPS offers a formal
mentoring program and faculty development program to help new
faculty successfully transition into the Academy – the goal of this
program is to facilitate growth of individual faculty members in
the areas of education, research/scholarship, and service, and to
help them achieve their personal/professional goals while meeting
the overall department mission.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity
employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply
including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Minimum Qualifications include: a Doctor of Pharmacy degree; a
minimum of one year of postdoctoral training; and at least 3 years
of experience in pediatrics with demonstrated experience in
clinical practice, teaching, and research.
Candidates with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree must be licensed, or
eligible for licensure in NY State.
Postgraduate Year 2 Pediatric Specialty Residency or Pediatric
Fellowship; BCPS or BCPPS certification.
Candidates should have a track record of research support and peer
reviewed publications commensurate with appointment faculty rank.
Candidates whose experience is commensurate with associate or full
professor rank are preferred.
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