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College of Pharmacy

Faculty Position

JOB TITLE: Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences Department Chair, Clinical Sciences Department Chair
DEPARTMENT: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Sciences

STATUS: Active

The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for chair, department of pharmaceutical sciences and chair, department of clinical sciences, for the newly developing Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy. These are full-time, 12-month positions with opportunity for tenure-track status. The positions offer an exciting opportunity to build an integrated and innovative student-centered academic program. Team-based learning in small classes emphasizing personal and professional growth and development of each student will be customary.

The successful candidates will have an earned doctoral degree in the health professions or educational disciplines; administrative leadership ability; and strong commitment to student-centered education. Applicants with professional degrees in pharmacy and prior teaching experience will be given the highest consideration.

The chair of the pharmaceutical sciences department will have responsibilities including development and implementation of department wide teaching and academic scholarship and the development and growth of faculty.

The chair of the clinical sciences department will have responsibilities including the development and implementation of teaching and scholarship in the department and creation of clinical practice sites as appropriate.

Both department chairs will join the leadership team under the direction of the newly hired founding dean and will play a key role in the development and accreditation process of the new college of pharmacy.

An academic component of The University of Texas System, The University of Texas at Tyler is growing in size and distinction, and emphasizes preparation of leaders and focuses on excellent teaching, values-based education, service learning and scholarship. The campus is located on 206 acres in beautiful pine and hardwood forests of East Texas. UT Tyler offers more than eighty undergraduate and graduate degree programs to approximately 7,500 high-ability students. The university offers Ph.D. programs in Human Resource Development and Nursing.

Tyler is a thriving city of more than 100,000 people and is distinguished by its medical and academic communities. Named a model midsized city by Forbes in 2012, it is located approximately 90 miles east of Dallas. The East Texas area is known for its lakes, outdoor opportunities, and moderate weather. For more information, visit

These positions have flexible starting dates, pending approval of the Board of Regents. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Qualified candidates will need to send a letter of interest, statement of prior experience and education philosophy, vitae, and contact information for a minimum of three professional references who can provide input on breadth of experience to Dr. Lane J. Brunner, dean, at

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.