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UC San Diego is a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. Its culture of innovation and collaboration is supported by the 7th largest research budget in the U.S. Its rapidly transforming campus is becoming a major destination for students, patients, and the community. Inclusive excellence is at the core of UC San Diego's success.
The University Communications Public Relations team drives strategic outreach and engagement in support of internal and external communications for UC San Diego, while also contributing to content development in collaboration with University Communications Strategy colleagues.
University Communications PR professionals are expert storytellers who utilize best-in-class internal and external communications channels to deliver the unique stories of each of the University's schools, seven colleges and medical center. The PR function drives earned media efforts by cultivating and leveraging relationships with key regional, vertical and global media to elevate the university's profile of prestige, distinction and global leadership in research, medicine, science, engineering, technology, policy, management, the arts and more. The PR team also leads communications for the university's distinguished research centers and institutes, including the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Qualcomm Institute and leading collaborations in robotics, energy, materials discovery and design and other emerging areas.
Additionally, the University Communications PR team serves as a critical resource for communications strategy and support for staff and faculty engagement communications initiatives in support of the university's advancement, student affairs, human resources and library functions by integrating and aligning with strategic university priorities and initiatives. Crisis communications are managed through this team.
UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers students an innovative and flexible curriculum leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree, taught by a stellar health sciences faculty with outstanding clinical, research and academic programs. The steady-state enrollment is 280 Pharm.D. students.
UC San Diego offers pre-eminent health sciences professional education and research opportunities and is ranked among the top research-intensive universities in the nation.
The mission of UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) is to educate future pharmacists and scientists to become leaders in diverse fields, transform pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, and improve human health.
The Assistant Director of Communications has an exciting opportunity to build a world-class communications plan for the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science (SSPPS) highlighting research and education at UC San Diego.
UC San Diego SSPPS students are an integral part of the rich academic and research environment on the UC San Diego campus. Illustrating the interdisciplinary culture, UC San Diego pharmacy and medical students develop a foundation in the biomedical sciences in common classes and shared volunteer community clinical experiences. The Pharm.D. curriculum also includes basic science and professional practice classes on a campus with premier educational programs in chemistry, biology, physics and engineering. The proximity of the UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography gives pharmacy students the opportunity to consider research in marine pharmacology and drugs of the sea. As the practice of pharmacy and drug development in the pharmaceutical industry delve deeper into genomics, resources such as the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego is central to research in pharmacogenomics, computational biology and bioinformatics.
San Diego ranks third in the nation as an engine for the development of biotechnology products. Surrounding the UC San Diego campus are numerous research and development companies devoted to biotechnology and pharmaceutical development, including many developed by or with UC San Diego faculty. UC San Diego SSPPS provides a broad-based curriculum with strong basic science, a diversity of clinical experiences and the opportunity for independent study in a variety of research and clinical settings.
The Assistant Director will serve as the primary writer and communication strategist for Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.