Employment at the Harrison School of Pharmacy

The Walker Building at the Harrison School of Pharmacy

The Harrison School of Pharmacy is the largest pharmacy program in the state of Alabama with campuses in Auburn and Mobile. Nearly 600 students are enrolled in HSOP's professional degree program. A major research institution, the school also offers master's and doctoral degrees.

Work for HSOP

The Harrison School of Pharmacy has a large and diverse work force with nearly 60 faculty members, almost 40 administrative/professional staff members and more than 500 preceptors around the state and region.

For more information on administrative positions at HSOP and at Auburn University, check out the Auburn University Online Employment site for a listing of open positions and directions for applying.

Current Open Positions:


Department: Pharmacy Practice
Position: Department Head
Application Link: aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2647

Description: The Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is inviting nominations and applications for the position of Department Head, Pharmacy Practice. This is a tenure-track position at the Associate Professor or Professor level. The School is seeking a visionary leader who can sustain the Department’s educational excellence, while creating new opportunities for innovative practice models and extramurally funded scholarship.

Candidates must hold a terminal pharmacy or related health science degree and have clinical and academic experience. Candidates should possess academic credentials sufficient to meet tenure eligibility requirements of Auburn University, as well as licensure requirements of the Alabama Board of Pharmacy. As Department Head, successful candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills; be able to facilitate, motivate, and influence; provide visionary leadership; and be a team player.

The department head’s responsibilities include: daily departmental operations; budgeting; ensuring quality in the Department’s instructional programs; faculty development in all areas of scholarship; contributing to the development of School policy and strategic planning; and providing leadership in the education of pharmacy practitioners. This includes facilitating and disseminating innovative practice models, as well as promoting opportunities to enhance extramurally funded research. Candidates should expect to serve as a liaison for enhancing research productivity of the Department. Salary and rank will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

For more information, click HERE.

Department: Health Outcomes Research and Policy
Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Application Link: aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2546

Description: The Department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy at Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track faculty position. Individuals with expertise in health outcomes research or related fields in the social and administrative sciences are encouraged to apply.

The primary research goal of the Department is to improve medication-related outcomes through practice and population-based research. The Department’s faculty are engaged in the following research areas: patient-oriented research to improve the effectiveness and safety of medication use, pharmacy-based and community-based research to advance patient care services, and population-based research in drug safety and precision medicine. Applicants should have expertise in related or complementary disciplines to work collaboratively with other faculty in the Department, with other Departments in the Harrison School of Pharmacy, and across Auburn University.

Successful candidates are expected to actively participate in the teaching mission of the Harrison School of Pharmacy at the graduate (M.S., Ph.D.) and professional (Pharm.D.) levels; develop and/or maintain an extramurally funded research program; be involved in collaborative research programs; demonstrate a high level of scholarly activity as evidenced by quality publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and active participation in professional societies; and contribute to Department, School, and University service activities.

For more information, click HERE.

About Auburn:

Auburn, Alabama offers a unique professional and living environment, and is located approximately 100 miles south of Atlanta, Georgia, 50 miles from Montgomery, Alabama, 40 miles from Columbus, Georgia, and 120 miles south of Birmingham, Alabama. The Auburn and Opelika communities consist of approximately 100,000 people and offer a high quality of life with excellent schools and recreational opportunities. Auburn is a true multi-cultural college town with all the amenities associated with a full-service university.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2014 edition of U.S. News & World Report, it was ranked 48th among public universities. Auburn is a high research activity institution, offering Bachelor’s, First Professional, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees. Auburn University has 1,184 full-time faculty, and in Fall 2014 enrolled 25,912 students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and approximately 85 countries, including 20,629 undergraduates, 4,198 graduate students, and 1,085 first professional students.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer

Last Updated: January 31, 2018