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Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Disease Pharmacy (Postdoctoral Research Associate)

Job Description


The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time, two-year post-graduate Fellows, renewed annually, in Pediatric Infectious Diseases Pharmacy with an anticipated start date of summer, 2023.

Primary training will be through Connecticut Children’s in Hartford, CT with additional responsibilities at the UConn School of Pharmacy.  Connecticut Children’s is a nationally recognized children’s hospital and is the only free-standing pediatric hospital in the state. Its Antimicrobial Stewardship Program has been recognized as a Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The University of Connecticut is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes the main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges. 


This training program will provide the pharmacist fellow with experiences to help them understand the clinical practice of antimicrobial stewardship within the pediatric population, while also providing experiences to develop their research skills. Specifically, the fellow will learn how to generate research questions, write protocols, collect and analyze data, and come to reasonable conclusions. The fellow will have multiple opportunities to develop writing skills from their research. Experiences in writing review articles will also be provided. The fellow will also gain experience in pediatric didactic and experiential teaching activities and have the opportunity to complete a teaching certificate program.


  • Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy
  • Licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Connecticut (a temporary pharmacist license is allowed for up to 2 months after beginning the program)


  • Completion of a PGY1 accredited residency program (or equivalent experience)
  • Significant pediatric and infectious diseases clinical experiences


This is a 2-year, full-time appointment, renewed annually, with an anticipated start date of June or July 2023. The successful candidate’s work locations will include Connecticut Children’s in Hartford, CT, some travel to Storrs, CT, and telework within the State of Connecticut. The salary for this position is $54,840 and includes full benefits.

There are two openings for this position.


The successful candidate's employment is contingent upon completing a pre-employment criminal background check.

The successful candidate's employment is also contingent upon completion of Connecticut Children’s requirements for trainees, including receipt of routine vaccinations for COVID-19 and annual influenza. 


Please apply online at , Staff Positions, Search #496994 to upload a CV, letter of interest, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on May 1, 2023.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at .

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians, and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical links to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of

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