Division Chair, Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes

The VCU School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science, is seeking applications for Head, Division of Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes within the Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science (DPOS). The division head will report directly to the department chair. This is a full-time tenure eligible faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

Qualified applicants must have a doctorate degree in health services research or related discipline, a distinguished record of research and scholarship, and teaching experience. A pharmacy degree is desired but not essential. The successful candidate will direct the Division of Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes within the department. The Division consists of 5 full-time faculty and other adjunct faculty; and DPOS will soon launch a Center for Practice Transformation. The successful candidate should (1) have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary grant applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the division and department ; (2) maintain an independent program of scholarly research in his/her area of expertise and will facilitate the development of junior faculty in research and scholarship ; (3) provide leadership in departmental efforts to define and evaluate pharmacist roles in new health care models and the development of business plans for these models; and (4) have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty , staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Located in historic Richmond, VCU is one of the nation’s top research universities, enrolling more than 31,000 students on two campuses. The School of Pharmacy is part of the VCU Medical Center which offers state-of-the-art care in more than 200 specialty areas and educates physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, and other health professionals. Virginia Commonwealth University is a designated Carnegie Research Level-1 institution with an enrollment of 32,000 students. The Medical College of Virginia Campus of V U is situated in historic downtown Richmond, Virginia. It is one of 62 universities nationwide to have a NIH funded Center for Clinical and Translational Research.

The position is available immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested persons should go to www.vcujobs .com, locate the above position number and upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of three references that can provide evidence of the applicant’s abilities in the relevant areas described.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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