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Assistant Professor of HS Clinical/Clinical X - School of Pharmacy

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Salary range: The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $86,500 - $112,800. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here: (
Review timeline: Every 1-2 years.

Application Window

Open date: September 7, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Dec 15, 2023 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: Saturday, Aug 24, 2024 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.

Position description

The Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) within Health Sciences at UC San Diego 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 approximately 260 Pharm.D. Students (~70, 60 Ph.D. students, and 25 pharmacy residents. SSPPS is in the Top 10 pharmacy schools in the nation, ranked by all-time NAPLEX board exam passing rates. SSPPS is ranked in the Top 5 pharmacy schools in its research endeavors and grant funding. A large proportion of SSPPS graduates engage in post-graduate training and pursue joint degrees. 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.

The Division of Clinical Pharmacy in the University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) ( is recruiting for outstanding applicants for a non-tenure track position at the Assistant level in the Health Sciences Clinical or Clinical X series (see links below for description of each series). The successful candidate will be expected to teach both students and residents at the didactic and experiential levels and engage in clinical practice and scholarly activities.
Applicants must have a Pharm.D. degree and be eligible for and/or already have licensure in pharmacy in the State of California. Board certification, specialized residency training/fellowship or advanced degrees are desirable. Applicants should demonstrate promise for academic achievement, including a potential for a strong record of innovative clinical practice, teaching, service, and research activities.

To Apply: The application should include a detailed curriculum vitae and a separate statement describing past experiences and leadership in equity and diversity and/or potential to make future contributions in the field (For further information, please visit: Additional information required: cover letter (summarizing experience related to clinical, teaching, and scholarly endeavors) a statement of teaching, and a statement of research describing experience/training, philosophy/approach, and future plans or goals.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series –

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy Series -

Applications should be submitted to the UC San Diego on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • California pharmacist license/eligible for CA pharmacist licensure
  • PharmD degree
  • Area of clinical expertise related to pharmacy practice
  • Board certification, specialized residency training/fellowship or advanced degrees
  • Experience teaching both students and residents at the didactic and experiential levels
  • Demonstrates strong potential of creative activity or innovative practice/teaching/research
  • Demonstrates strong potential of academic achievement in clinical practice, teaching, and research areas
  • Organizational skills demonstrated by the application content, format, and experiences described in the application
  • Leadership skills demonstrated by the experiences described in the application
Preferred qualifications
  • Demonstrate innovation in teaching as it relates to past/current experiences
  • Service to institution and/or regional/state/national organizations
  • Interdisciplinary and/or collaborative activity demonstrated from clinical experience, projects, or publication records
  • Demonstrate academic achievement, including promise for strong innovative clinical practice

Application Requirements

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)

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required
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Job location

La Jolla, CA