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Infectious diseases/antimicrobial stewardship pharmacist and clinical faculty - Chicago

11 Aug 2023 2:08 PM | Anonymous

The University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy and University of Illinois Hospital are expanding their infectious diseases clinical pharmacy services. Please see application info below:

Hiring Department: Pharmacy Practice/Hospital Pharmacy

Location:  1740 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612

Requisition ID: 1020383

Posting Close Date: 9/1/2023

About the University of Illinois Chicago

The UIC College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking a full time, motivated professional for the position of Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)/Clinical Pharmacist who will be assigned to UI Health’s Infectious Diseases service.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing pharmaceutical care to patients in the areas of infectious diseases at the University of Illinois Hospital.  The hospital is a 450-bed academic institution located approximately 2 miles west of downtown Chicago. The hospital serves an urban, indigent patient population. 

The College of Pharmacy at UIC, with campuses in Chicago and Rockford, is the #1 college of pharmacy in the state of Illinois and the #7 college in the US by US News & World Report. More information about the College and Department of Pharmacy Practice can be found at and

The clinical pharmacists are integral members of the multidisciplinary teams at UI Health.  The new hire will work with the current ID clinical pharmacist to provide antimicrobial stewardship services and clinical services for the ID-consult and ID-transplant services primarily dayshift Monday – Friday.  The new hire will also be a member of the anti-infective subcommittee and participate in the infection control committee.  The clinical pharmacist duties may include attending daily rounds, medication profile review, identifying medication related problems, evidence-based medication and dosing recommendations, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and patient education.  The candidate will also be responsible for nurse, physician, and pharmacy staff development; coordinating and conducting quality initiative projects and developing collaborative treatment and research protocols.

The academic responsibilities of the clinical faculty member (Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) include the provision of didactic lectures and precepting entry level Doctor of Pharmacy students, PGY1 residents and PGY2 residents. Scholarly activities, including presentations and publications, are an expectation as well. Academic rank commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
PharmD degree from an ACPE accredited Doctor of Pharmacy Program.
Completion of Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) residency required.
A Post Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) residency or fellowship in infectious diseases or 2-3 years equivalent experience in the specialty area required.
Must present evidence of, or eligibility for, Illinois licensure as a professional pharmacist by start date.
Must possess knowledge and skills such that they qualify for a non-tenured clinical faculty position within the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the UIC College of Pharmacy.

Preferred Qualifications:
Highly preferred strong clinical knowledge base; analytical and problem solving skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to consistently meet deadlines; demonstrate flexibility and ability to work independently and adapt to a changing work environment; excellent planning, time management and organizational skills.

For fullest consideration, submit a completed on-line application, a letter of intent and current curriculum vitae must be attached to the application. The names and e-mail contact information of three professional references must be submitted directly into the application

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

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