Assistant/Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Position Description:

The Department of Pharmacy Practice at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany Campus, invites applications from qualified candidates to join the College at the rank of assistant or associate professor in inpatient internal medicine. Candidates with a sub-specialty in pediatrics, oncology, neurology, critical care, transitions of care, or other acute care medicine disciplines are encouraged to apply. This full-time position will be available as either a non-tenure or tenure-track appointment. The College seeks individuals who will strive for excellence in teaching, service and scholarship.

Successful candidates must (1) possess a Pharm.D. degree, (2) have completed a post-doctoral residency (PGY-2 preferred) or fellowship or have equivalent clinical experience, and (3) be eligible for licensure in New York State. Tenure-track applicants must demonstrate experience in grantsmanship, publication in peer-reviewed journals, and an ability to develop a sustainable research program. All candidates must possess a strong teaching aptitude, a clear understanding of experiential learning, and a desire to work with students and residents. Additionally, qualified candidates must display strong clinical and interpersonal skills, an ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent organizational skills.

Founded in 1881, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is a private, independent institution committed to the advancement of healthcare. The historic campus is rapidly growing in degree programs offered, facilities, and faculty specializations. The College has academic programs and research activities spanning the full spectrum of pharmacy and health sciences from drug discovery to patient care. Students pursue a wide range of career pathways in health related fields through undergraduate and graduate programs in pharmacy, biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, laboratory diagnostics, biotechnology and health outcomes research.

Clinical Practice Site
The College enjoys strong inter-professional partnerships with several regional affiliates (Albany Medical Center, St. Peter's Hospital and Stratton Veterans Affairs Medical Center), as well as surrounding educational institutions. Candidates will be expected to develop an inpatient internal medicine clinical practice site at the St. Peter’s Hospital. The institution is a 487-bed general medical and surgical hospital. The St. Peter’s Health Partner network is one of the Capital Region’s largest employers with over 12,000 employees and an annual budget of more than $500 million. The Department of Pharmacy Services at St. Peter’s provides clinical services across several multidisciplinary teams and offers a pharmacy PGY-1 residency program.

Nestled in the scenic and historic Hudson Valley, Albany is within driving distance to Saratoga Springs, Boston, New York City and Montreal. Cultural opportunities exist in the region and the metropolitan area boasts excellent schools, a stable economy, and an affordable cost of living for the Northeast. The region is rich in a variety of outdoor/indoor recreational activities, new & thriving restaurants and a diverse nightlife.

ACPHS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three references (electronic submission required) to:

Manjunath (Amit) P. Pai, PharmD
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Chair, Pharmacy Practice Search Committee
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
106 New Scotland Ave
Albany , NY 12208
Tel: 518-694-7146

ACPHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.