Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor/Pharmacy Skills Lab

  • University of Kansas
  • Lawrence, KS
  • Apr 19, 2021
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

18845BR

Pharmacy Practice

Position Overview
The University of Kansas, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking candidates for a full-time, faculty position housed on the Lawrence, Kansas campus. The position is a 12-month full-time, clinical track (non-tenure) position at the assistant or associate level. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, assessment, and course coordination in the didactic and pharmacy skills curriculum and will coordinate the Pharmacy School summer camp on the Lawrence campus.  Travel between all 3 campuses may be required occasionally.

The Department invites applications from practitioners in all areas of pharmacy.  Preferred candidates will have broad experiences in advanced pharmacy practice settings and will have teaching experience in didactic (classroom, continuing education programs), active-learning (laboratory), or experiential (preceptorship) settings.  The Department of Pharmacy Practice expects its faculty to contribute to the mission and goals of the Department and School in each of the areas of teaching, scholarship and service.  Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and expertise of the individual.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.  The successful applicant must be eligible to work in the U.S. by the time of appointment.

Job Description
75% Teaching: The position will be responsible for instruction, assessment, remediation, and course coordination for didactic and active-learning laboratory courses in the Pharmacy School curriculum for the Pharm.D. program. Primary teaching responsibilities will include pharmacy skills and elective courses within the Department of Pharmacy Practice.  This position is also responsible for coordination of the Pharmacy School summer camp which involves scheduling activities with the Dean's office, ordering supplies, preparing handouts, and leading the hands-on activities during the camp.  As coordinator of the summer camp, this position will serve as preceptor for a summer camp teaching rotation offered to fourth-year pharmacy students.

10% Service: The position will support the Profession, University, School of Pharmacy, and Department through their involvement and leadership roles with various committees and organizations. This may include, but is not limited to, serving and chairing University, School of Pharmacy and Department committees, holding elected positions in professional organizations, and serving on local, state and national professional organization committees. Other responsibilities may involve serving as an adviser for pharmacy student organizations within the School and refereeing for journals, professional association meeting materials, and/or granting agencies. Lastly, clinical track positions shall serve their communities as a valued health care professional and citizen by providing community education and professional lectures.

15% Scholarship: Research and scholarly activity is expected of the position.  Examples of scholarship include, but are not limited to, the publication of articles, abstracts and textbook chapters; presentations at local, state and national professional meetings; and invited lectures or presentations. Research may include any type of practice-based research, with funding as needed to support the research. Support may be obtained via practice plan, direct grant or contract. Much of the scholarship planning and production is expected to take place over the summer months due to the positions teaching load during the academic year.

Required Qualifications
Successful applicants for this position shall possess a(n):
  1. terminal degree in pharmacy (e.g., PharmD degree from ACPE-accredited school)
  2. minimum of 3 years' work experience as a pharmacist in a practice setting
  3. immunization certification
  4. ability to teach professional students in didactic and experiential settings as evidenced by experience in developing presentations and/or previous teaching experience including experiential rotations
  5. eligibility to work in the U.S. prior to the start date of the position and be licensed as a registered pharmacist in the State of Kansas or must obtain licensure through the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy within 90 days of start date
For those applying at the associate professor level, all of the above, plus the following:
  1. candidates must also have a strong documented record of teaching, leadership, research, and service accomplishments.
Contact Information to Applicants
Dr. Larry Davidow
ldavidow@ku.edu

Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application package includes: (1) a cover letter describing how you meet the required qualifications, (2) CV detailing the candidate's record of accomplishments, (3) a teaching statement, and (4) a list of 3 professional references.

Only complete application packages submitted online will be considered. In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant's contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU's mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application (response must be within 4,000 characters or less):
  • Please describe your experience, approach or methodologies to create and implement inclusive teaching and advising practices, pedagogical techniques and course materials to create an inclusive classroom environment.
Review of applications will begin on May 17, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Review Begins: 17-May-2021

Anticipated Start Date: 01-Aug-2021

Position Number: 00201796

Primary Campus
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus

Reg/Temp: Regular

Advertised Salary Range: commensurate with experience

Employee Class: A-Unclassified Academic Staff

Disclaimer
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu, Room 1082, Dole Human Development, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).

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