The Department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy at Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time 12-month faculty position at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Appointment as Associate Professor requires demonstrated sustained extramural grant support, publications, and teaching proficiency consistent with appointment to the associate rank at a research-intensive university.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or terminal doctorate in pharmacy, medicine, public health, or a bioinformatics-related discipline and demonstrate strength in research and teaching in pharmacoepidemiology, patient-centered outcomes research, or related fields. Post-doctoral training or related experience is desirable. The department seeks applicants with demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas of study: pharmacoepidemiology, quantitative analysis of big data, machine learning, natural language processing, health services research, precision medicine, or comparative effectiveness research.
The primary research goal of the Department is to improve medication-related outcomes through practice and population-based research. Applicants should have expertise in related or complementary disciplines to work collaboratively with other faculty in the Department, with other Departments in the Harrison School of Pharmacy, and across Auburn University. The Harrison School of Pharmacy offers unique opportunities for interdisciplinary population-based research in drug safety and precision medicine. For example, there is a school-wide initiative focusing on interdisciplinary pharmacogenomics research, encompassing a range of preclinical and clinical discovery research all the way to applied clinical pharmacogenomics and evaluation.
Successful candidates are expected to actively participate in the teaching mission of the Harrison School of Pharmacy at the graduate (M.S., Ph.D.) and professional (Pharm.D.) levels; Develop and/or maintain an extramurally funded research program from public and/or private sources; Be involved in collaborative research programs with faculty across campus, including the Schools and Colleges of Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Human Sciences, Engineering, and the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicines (VCOM); Demonstrate a high level of scholarly activity as evidenced by quality publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and active participation in professional societies; and Contribute to Department, School, and University service activities.
Auburn University is a land-grant institution with a multicultural student enrollment of nearly 30,000. The University provides instruction in approximately 70 academic departments and maintains graduate research and public service programs. The Mobile Campus of the Harrison School of Pharmacy is located in Mobile Alabama at the University of South Alabama.