Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy

University Of Rhode Island
February 13, 2023
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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy

Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications

The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received by February 13, 2023. Second consideration will be given to completed applications received by March 6, 2023. Applications received after second consideration date (March 6, 2023) may not be given full consideration.

The Department of Pharmacy Practice at The University of Rhode Island (URI) invites applications for a calendar-year, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2023. The non- tenure track position is for three years, with continuation expected upon review of teaching, service and scholarship activities. The successful candidate will expand the role of the clinical pharmacist within Community and Ambulatory Care-based Health Care services through local and national partnerships.

College of Pharmacy Mission, Vision, and Values.

The URI College of Pharmacy continues its mission as a welcoming and inclusive student-centered research community that pursues lives of service and intellectual exploration to solve scientific challenges and prepare students to deliver interdisciplinary healthcare with compassion and intention. This position is a critical hire to help us achieve our vision which is to become a leading global research College that will “Advance health and Transform Communities”. This faculty position is a partnership with a local Rhode Island Community Pharmacy-based Ambulatory Care Program.

We seek a clinical professor committed to and embodying the College's values ; We are people-first ; as an inclusive, accessible, equitable, and diverse community whereby we respect the rights and dignity of all. We care about the physical and mental health of our community, we value our students' freedom to learn, teach, and conduct research with integrity in the pursuit and dissemination of new knowledge aimed at contributing to the public good. We value integrity and innovation through lifelong learning, ethics, research innovation, and leadership to create a thriving URI community that serves Rhode Island and the world. We value excellence in service including self- and institutional reflection of our values in our work, scholarship, and interactions, holding ourselves, each other, and the institution accountable to uphold them to a high standard.

We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented across race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected basis.

We are seeking candidates with expertise in the community pharmacy and ambulatory care practice settings with an emphasis on primary care disease states, such as diabetes, asthma, COPD, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, heart failure, and other common conditions afflicting older adults. Candidates must possess entrepreneurial and business skills with expertise in creating, promoting and expanding patient care services, including but not limited to advertising, marketing, billing, and managerial functions. Teaching expectations include Pharmacists' Patient Care Process laboratory instruction in addition to contributions in required and elective courses.

The candidate will be expected to establish an exemplary clinical practice model for student pharmacists in community/ambulatory care and scholarship in an area that complements the College's mission. The candidate will work closely with the clinical site, the Director of Experiential Education, and the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice to develop a high-quality, advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE). The expectation is that the candidate will precept students throughout the calendar year. The successful candidate will also contribute to the University's teaching mission and participate in service activities.

URI affirms the importance and critical need for justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) in higher education, and we seek to hire faculty with an outstanding record of engagement with JEDI in their research, teaching, and service.


Contribute to the Doctor of Pharmacy program by mentoring and teaching in required and elective coursework in the College of Pharmacy.

Precept student pharmacists and pharmacy practice residents.

Serve on college, university, and practice site committees as appropriate.

Independently expand and support the Community/Ambulatory Care pharmacist model.

Collaborate with the Community/Ambulatory Care pharmacy teams at the practice site and the College on clinical initiatives and future program development.

Work collaboratively with diverse patients and their families, pharmacists, nurses, residents, faculty, physicians, and other health professionals.


Perform other duties as assigned.


The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.



1. Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

2. Eligible for pharmacist licensure in Rhode Island.

3. PGY1-Community-Based Residency or PGY2 in Ambulatory Care, or equivalent experience (i.e., minimum 5 years of experience in an area of ambulatory care practice).

4. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.

5. Demonstrated excellence in writing skills.

6. Experience in classroom or experiential teaching.

7. Experience in business elements of pharmacy practice services such as billing procedures.

8. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals and groups/populations.


1. Demonstrated record of applied research / scholarly collaborations commensurate with experience.

2. Experience in developing and/or implementing Collaborative Practice Agreements.

3. Certified or Eligible for Certification in applicable practice areas (i.e., BCACP, BCPS, BCGP, CDE, CDOE, etc.).


Union AAUP - American Assoc of Univ Professors Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Limited End Date of Restriction or Limitation

Position is full-time calendar year, limited to 06/30/2025 with anticipated renewal.

Department Information

Department Pharmacy Practice


Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https: //

Contact Email Campus Location Kingston Grant Funded No Extension Contingent on Funding Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 3 ( PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment


#1. Cover letter including description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position.

#2. Curriculum Vitae should include the names and contact information for three professional references.

#3. Diversity Statement – Provide a Diversity Statement describing at least one of the following: lived experiences, current interests or activities, or future plans to incorporate and promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in an academic environment focused on clinical practice and health research (as one complete document).

The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy values diversity and respect for all individuals. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce to enhance our student environment and the health of all people in Rhode Island, the United States, and the world. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who demonstrate through their efforts in teaching, research, and engagement that they are creating environments to promote equity in education and reduce health inequities.

Posting Information

Position Number 109484

Posting Number F00360 Posting Date 01/18/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Quicklink for Posting https: //

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diversity Statement - (justice, equity, diversity and inclusion)
  • Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

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  • Do you have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (at time of application)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you eligible for pharmacist licensure in Rhode Island?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have PGY1-Community-Based Residency or PGY2 in Ambulatory Care, or equivalent experience (i.e., minimum 5 years of experience in an area of ambulatory care practice)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated strong interpersonal and oral communication skills?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated excellence in writing skills?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience in classroom or experiential teaching?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience in business elements of pharmacy practice services such as billing procedures?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals and groups/populations?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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