Primary Care: The Department of Pharmacy Practice at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Albany campus, and CapitalCare Medical Group invite applications from qualified candidates to join the college at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Primary Care Medicine. This full-time faculty position will be available as a non-tenure track appointment and individuals with expertise in primary care, patient-centered pharmacy practice are encouraged to apply. The College seeks individuals who will strive for excellence in teaching, service and scholarship.
Qualifications: Successful candidates must (1) possess a Pharm.D. degree, (2) have completed a post-doctoral residency (PGY-2 preferred) or fellowship or have equivalent clinical experience, and (3) be eligible for licensure in New York State. All candidates must possess advanced pharmacotherapy practice skills, strong teaching aptitude, a clear understanding of experiential learning, and a desire to work with students. Additionally, qualified candidates must display strong clinical and interpersonal skills, an ability to work independently, yet contribute to a health care team, and excellent organizational skills.
Description: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is a private, independent institution committed to the advancement of healthcare. The historic campus is readily growing in degree programs offered, facilities, and faculty specializations. The College has academic programs and research activities spanning the full spectrum of pharmacy and health sciences from drug discovery to patient care. Students pursue a wide range of career pathways in health related fields through undergraduate and graduate programs in pharmacy, biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, laboratory diagnostics, biotechnology and health outcomes research.
The College enjoys strong inter-professional partnerships with several regional affiliates (Albany Medical Center, St. Peter’s Health Partners and Stratton Veterans Affairs Medical Center), as well as surrounding educational institutions. Candidates will be expected to develop a successful primary care practice at CapitalCare Medical Group. (http://www.capcare.com/)
CapitalCare Medical Group: CapitalCare Medical Group is an independent, physician-owned and managed group medical practice with more than 250 healthcare professionals. The group offers primary care services in Family Practice, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine throughout the Capital District. CapitalCare also provides services in Endocrinology, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Nephrology, adult and pediatric Neurology, medical nutrition therapy, and operates a state-of-the-art clinical laboratory. The group’s Comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Program has been ADA-recognized since 2003. CapitalCare’s clinicians are supported by a Quality Team that includes four clinical quality analysts and four RN Care Managers. CapitalCare sites have been actively involved in practice transformation through participation in a regional patient-centered medical home program, as well as the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative administered through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
Location: Nestled in the scenic and historic Hudson Valley, Albany is within driving distance to Saratoga Springs, Boston, New York City and Montreal. Cultural opportunities exist in the region and the metropolitan area boasts excellent schools, a stable economy, and an affordable cost of living for the Northeast. The region is rich in a variety of outdoor/indoor recreational activities, new and thriving restaurants and a diverse nightlife.
Application: ACPHS and CapitalCare Medical Group offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package; salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three references (electronic submission required) to:
Robert DiCenzo, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP
Chair, Pharmacy Practice Search Committee
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
106 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
ACPHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.