The Department of Pharmacotherapy at the University of North Texas (UNT), System College of Pharmacy (SCP), is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to serve as chair of the multidisciplinary department.
The Chair serves as the academic and operational leader of the department by providing effective leadership in the areas of education, research, and service. In this role, s/he will engage collaboratively with the faculty through curriculum development, research, service, and strategic planning. As a faculty member, the Chair will have the opportunity to teach and maintain her/his own research program. S/he will also engage in interprofessional activities across the institution's other schools/colleges (Osteopathic Medicine, Allopathic Medicine, Public Health, Pharmacy, and Biomedical Sciences) and with external organizations. As an advocate for the Department, the chairperson collaborates with the administration in implementing the University's mission to create solutions for a healthier community. For more information about the college or department, visit https://www.unthsc.edu/college-of-pharmacy/
The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) in Ft. Worth is one of the fastest-growing academic health science centers in Texas. The University enrolls 2,700 professional and graduate students in the fields of public health, medicine, biomedical science, pharmacy, physical therapy, and physician assistant studies. The University is well-positioned for rapid expansion, matching the growing population and economic vitality of the DFW Metroplex. At this time, the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Texas Christian University (TCU) are launching a new allopathic (MD) medical school. This effort will establish the UNTHSC as one of the few campuses in the U.S. to support both an allopathic and an osteopathic college of medicine. Faculty may also receive cross appointments to one of the other schools or colleges at the Health Science Center. For more information about the health science center, visit https://www.unthsc.edu
The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The candidate appointed to this position will be responsible for the department strategic plan and performance, serve as chief representative of the department, oversee resource allocations, foster recruitment and retention of scholars, manage faculty workload modeling, and foster quality faculty development, mentoring, and evaluation. The ideal candidate would have a degree in pharmacy or closely related field (e.g. Pharm.D., PhD) and postgraduate training or equivalent postgraduate experience in academic pharmacy. A competitive salary and attractive start-up package will be made available to the successful candidate.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About UNT System College of Pharmacy
UNT Health Science Center is one of the nation’s premier graduate academic medical centers, with five schools that specialize in patient-centered education, research and health care.
The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
The School of Public Health
The School of Health Professions
The UNT System College of Pharmacy
We train tomorrow’s health care providers.
Since 2002, U.S. News and World Report has called the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine one of the nation’s top 50 medical primary care schools.We graduate the second highest number of primary care physicians (60 percent) of any medical school in the country.Physicians and other health professionals train and practice interprofessionally – a UNTHSC core competency – for the benefit of patients and their families around a “team care” model.
Our interprofessional programs address cooperation across the care spectrum, from wellness and nutrition programs to chronic-disease treatment and management.