The University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, invites applications for the position of Chair of the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy, at the rank of Full Professor (Open Track).
The USC School of Pharmacy is the top ranked private school/college of pharmacy in the nation and a global leader in producing professional graduates with the knowledge and skills to practice in various settings including, but not limited to academia, community, managed care, industry, and health system settings. The Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy engages the largest number of faculty in the School and is vital to the School's mission, vision and strategic agenda.
The Chair serves as the academic and administrative leader of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. Demonstrating expertise within the discipline of clinical pharmacy, the Chair exemplifies and supports quality instruction, research, practice, service and scholarship. The department features faculty with excellence in these area within a wide range of activities and expertise and requires the commitment of a chair who can support these diverse profiles and academic career paths.
The Chair is a member of the leadership team of the USC School of Pharmacy. The Chair will work with the Dean and the Senior Leadership Council to design, develop and implement the organization, strategies, policies and procedures that deliver a superior programmatic advancement, student learning and postgraduate training, faculty development and advancement, and performance assessment program within the School of Pharmacy. This position is classified as a full-time, 12-month per year, faculty position with an administrative appointment.
In addition to the Doctor of Pharmacy, the Department offers Graduate Master's and Doctoral programs in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics as part of the Pharmaceutical and Translational Sciences graduate program of the USC School of Pharmacy. These graduate programs focus on several research areas including pharmacogenomics, clinical and experimental therapeutics, bioinformatics and pharmacoepidemiology.
The Chair, Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy, reports to the Dean and has the following administrative responsibilities in the School:
Applicants must have a Pharrm.D., or a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline, demonstrated high-level clinical practice experience, and preferably an established record of substantive, funded research in an area of clinical pharmacy, pharmaceutical economics, public health, health outcomes, education, or clinical translational research. Applicants should have a record of accomplishment in scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with academic appointment at the rank of full professor, with a minimum of three years of experience in a leadership role in an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy or equivalent administrative experience. Moreover, applicants should have a history of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in research, teaching and service.
Candidate screening will begin immediately. Review of applications by the assigned search committee will continue until the position is filled. Qualified individuals are requested to apply online at , and are to upload a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent/personal statement, including teaching and mentoring philosophy and goals, a description of his/her research and leadership/administrative experience relevant to the position, and a list of the names and current contact information for a minimum of four who will serve as professional references.