Assistant/Associate Professor (Internal Medicine)

  • Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Rootstown, OH
  • Jun 04, 2021
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


The assistant or associate professor of pharmacy practice is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position specializing in Internal Medicine. This will be co-funded by University Hospitals Portage Medical Center and NEOMED. The faculty will spend 80% of their time at the hospital, with primary focus on establishing a viable Internal Medicine practice and precepting pharmacy students (16 student months/year). Campus activities include workshop/lab facilitation, lecturing, admission interviews, committee service and student advising. Scholarship is an expected activity for all faculty in the college of pharmacy. Faculty will be expected to participate in structured on-campus faculty development programs.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Principal Functional Responsibilities

Teaching: Faculty responsibilities will include campus-based education such as small/large group teaching, student applicant interviews, assessments/evaluations, and student advising. Scholarship: All faculty are expected to participate in producing scholarly work, which may include clinical and/or outcomes research, review articles, book chapters, case reports and more. Presentations at local, regional and national meetings will be expected. Service: Participation on departmental, College, and University committees is expected. In addition, faculty members are expected to be active in local, state and national professional organizations. Faculty will be expected to participate in structured on-campus faculty development programs


Candidates must have a Pharm.D. degree (or equivalent experience) with residency completion preferred, and have a strong background/experience/interest in institutionally based clinical pharmacy practice. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in Ohio.

Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies

Key Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics:
  • Ability to effectively present information to individuals at all levels.
  • Ability to represent NEOMED College of Pharmacy to internal and external partners.
  • Firm commitment to this position and to the profession of pharmacy, interprofessional education and student growth.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy practice that creates opportunities for patient interactions, communication with other health care providers, interprofessional education and creative application of pharmaceutical knowledge.
  • A strong track record of networking and regional awareness of pharmacy practice issues and personnel.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and advising/counseling skills; ability to work with individuals and groups; ability to maintain confidentiality.
Key Competencies:
  • Communication: Builds and maintains open, transparent and effective lines of communication, within and outside the University, to better serve others in all interactions; appropriately tailor written and verbal messages to target audiences.
  • Service Excellence: Maintains focus on service excellence in all relationships with colleagues, students and NEOMED guests; views all interactions as a potential opportunity for demonstrating NEOMED's focus on serving others. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/DE&I: Practices inclusion of those unique human qualities that are different from our own and outside the groups to which we belong; respects and values all people, nurtures open dialogue between those of differing perspectives; and empowers people to express themselves and show an appreciation of others.
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) at NEOMED includes in addition to the dimensions of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation, it also includes socioeconomic status, physical attributes and abilities; political, cultural, and intellectual ideologies and practices.
  • Civility: Civility at NEOMED involves treating people with dignity, respect, and courtesy which involves efforts to understand differences and a general awareness of the rights, wishes, concerns and feelings of others. It involves speaking in ways that are respectful, responsible, restrained and principled, and avoiding that which is offensive, rude, demeaning or threatening.

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