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Open Rank Pharmacy School Assistant, Associate, or Professor (Pharmacometrics), Non-Tenure Track

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 9, 2023

Job Details

Location: On-site at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland

The University of Maryland School Pharmacy is conducting an open rank search for a School Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research. The position is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month appointment based at the Baltimore, Maryland Campus. This position requires teaching; service to the school, campus and the profession; scholarly activity; and the ability to engage in the application of practical pharmacometric approaches to drug development and regulatory decisions. Develop predictive models (artificial intelligence/machine learning models), disease models and apply them to design/analyze clinical trials.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore campus houses schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, Law and Dentistry. The University of Maryland enjoys an excellent established track record of successful collaboration for interprofessional practice and research collaborations with the other professional schools on campus.


This position is responsible to the Chair of the Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research with research reporting responsibility to the Director of the Center for Translational Medicine.


We believe every person brings with them unique strengths, experiences, and perspectives and we value these differences. One of our best opportunities to deliver a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and focused on equality is to hire candidates who share these values.

The successful candidate for this position will be able to describe and demonstrate their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness as well as how they contribute to a respectful, positive workplace.


Assist in teaching graduate level and PharmD courses in pharmacometrics and serve as advisor to students.

Determine methods of pharmacometrics or statistical analysis and apply techniques to drug development and regulatory decisions. Ensure validity and accuracy of data and compliance with quality control requirements.

Design quantitative research projects, analyze findings, develop conclusions, write reports, prepare presentations of relevant findings and conclusions.

Perform required data extraction through programming and report on progress of programs, studies, and/or projects.

Perform modeling and simulation to support choice of trial design, endpoints and analysis methods.

Summarize and prepare manuscripts, presentations, and proposals by providing and presenting drug development information as tables, charts, or graphs.

Develop and formulate best practices and protocols in data collection, warehousing, analysis, and reporting including developing special forms and/or formats for analyzing and presenting data.

Perform additional duties as required.

Qualifications :


Doctoral degree in pharmaceutical sciences, statistics, data science, medical or related field.

Good experience with artificial intelligence/machine learning methodologies, pharmacology, pharmacometric modeling and simulation.


Knowledge of clinical science and therapeutics.

Knowledge of drug development.

Ability to design research studies data, collection procedures and warehousing.

Ability to understand and utilize scientific/medical terminology and research theory in both oral and written communications.

Knowledge of theoretical, conceptual, and writing, support research analysis and findings.

Excellent communication, organizational, and project management skills.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of subjects and information obtained.

Ability to work as part of a team and independently perform or lead research activities.

Ability to use a consultative approach to resolve issues in area of responsibility.

Education - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum design principles, evidence- based teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and knowledge of measurement and assessment.


Engage in scholarly activity in areas of interest. Scholarly activity is defined broadly and includes, for example, computational system biology modeling, development of innovative pharmacometrics methods and trial designs, and application of machine learning methods.

Level of scholarly involvement will be commensurate with an academic appointment on the non-tenure track; consistent publication and presentation of work are expected.

Scholarly activity may be pursued either independently or in collaboration with others.

Effort devoted to scholarship is expected to grow as the institute becomes established.


Participation in appropriate faculty activities (e.g., faculty assembly, department meetings, and faculty committees), professional organizations, and other endeavors is required.

Interested candidates must apply online through the UMB Online Recruitment System and submit an initial application that includes a letter of interest (05-179-101), a current curriculum vitae (signed and dated), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research philosophy, and full contact information for three references. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit three letters of recommendation before an onsite interview. In addition to applying online, interested candidates may also send application materials to:

Email or mail to:

Mathangi Gopalakrishnan, PhD

Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Center for Translational Medicine

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research

20 North Pine Street, Room N517

Baltimore, MD 21201

Employees whose job duties require them to work in a clinical setting or at clinical or field sites continue to be subject to the vaccine requirements of those sites. For additional information on protocols and exemptions, please visit the COVID-19 website .

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request . You may also contact . Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for a reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.


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