Skip to main content

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X) - Clinical Pharmacy (50% Position)

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 2nd, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) in the Division of Clinical Pharmacy at UC San Diego ( is seeking outstanding applicants for a part time (50% effort) position at either the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. The successful candidate will be expected to teach students and residents at the didactic and experiential levels. The candidate will also engage in related clinical practice and scholarly activities.

Applicants must have a Pharm.D. degree, should have completed postgraduate training (e.g. residency or fellowship) have experience in clinical service and teaching, have promise for academic advancement, and be eligible for California pharmacy licensure.

Board certification in a specialty area and/or Advanced Practice Pharmacist (APh) is desirable. Strong clinical service, leadership and teaching experience are highly valued. High priority in selection will also be given to candidates with formal research training or have equivalent experience with an outstanding record of scholarly achievement, demonstrated by publications, grant funding, and other creative accomplishments. The applicant should have clinical and/or research expertise that complements or expands the current programs of SSPPS and advances our mission of elevating pharmaceutical care, health outcomes, and pharmacy training. Desired expertise includes but is not limited to the following clinical areas: pediatrics, oncology, psychiatry, cardiology, transitions of care, or family/internal medicine.

A successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills, strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to assume a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving academic excellence and diversity. UC San Diego is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (

Salary, appointment rank, and level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on published UC pay scales for the Health Sciences. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

SSPPS is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. SSPPS accepts only post-baccalaureate students, has a joint curriculum with the UC San Diego School of Medicine, and is competitive nationally for the top tier of pharmacy school applicants. Current enrollment is 240 Pharm.D. students, 60 Ph.D. students, 23 pharmacy residents and three fellows. A large proportion of its graduates are selected for post-graduate training at competitive institutions. SSPPS is based at the world-renowned La Jolla campus of UC San Diego with year-round access to both winter and summer recreational activities. UC San Diego is ranked fifth in the nation in federal funding for research with total awards exceeding $1.1 billion per year and is simultaneously the youngest institution among the top 25 ranked. With National Institutes of Health funding in excess of $400 million per year in 2016, UC San Diego was ranked twelfth in the US for NIH support. SSPPS is ranked among leading pharmacy schools in total research grant funding. Clinical faculty work collaboratively with our globally renowned SSPPS pharmaceutical sciences faculty in drug discovery, development, and translational medicine. UC San Diego Health System is the only academic medical center in San Diego providing leading-edge patient care, biomedical research, education and community service through four hospital locations and a network of outpatient facilities. UC San Diego Health System is a designated Level 1 Trauma and Regional Burn Center; Joint Commission accredited Stroke Center, and provides comprehensive cancer care at the Moore’s Cancer Center. SSPPS faculty also engage in collaborative clinical practice and multidisciplinary research at several major affiliated health-systems and organizations in San Diego and throughout the world.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:

Applications should be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veterans status.


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)