Assistant Professor and IPPE Coordinator, Pharmacy Practice

  • University of Saint Joseph
  • West Hartford, CT
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Studies

Job Description

Company Description:

The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.

The University has been recognized as a top national university in Connecticut by U.S. News & World Report's Best College Rankings including being the #1 Connecticut University in "Top Performers on Social Mobility," #2 Connecticut University in "Best Value Schools," and #3 Connecticut University in "Best National Universities."

Ideally situated midway between Boston and New York City, the beautiful 90-acre Olmsted-designed campus is one mile from West Hartford's thriving downtown, and provides an array of cultural events, occasions for spiritual development, and fitness and recreational options. The University also has an active presence outside our campus, reaching into the surrounding community through internships, community service projects, new program and partnerships.

At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built. We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.

Job Description:

The University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Administration, is accepting applications for a calendar year, non-tenure track clinical faculty member and IPPE coordinator. The candidate will have two roles, a faculty role, and an administrative role as an Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Experiential Education Coordinator.  The selected faculty member will engage in teaching, scholarship, and academic service activities while providing support to the director of experiential education.

Teaching responsibilities include: the development and delivery of didactic courses including laboratory teaching in areas of interest and expertise.  The faculty member is also expected to engage in collaborative scholarly activities in his/her area of expertise. The faculty member will provide leadership and enhance the quality of education and training at the School and University through curricular planning, programmatic assessment, and participation on committees. The faculty member is also expected to contribute to charitable educational activities that improve the health of our community.

The faculty member will assist the Director of Experiential Education in managing and implementing programs, initiatives, and processes to ensure a high-quality Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) program that meets the School of Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Studies educational mission and vision and the ACPE standards. This includes ensuring a sufficient number of preceptors, or licensed pharmacists and other practitioners (as applicable), who satisfy the criteria for an adjunct faculty appointment, for the experiential program. Additionally, the faculty member will perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Experiential Education.


Successful candidates will possess a high level of clinical expertise and competency, enthusiasm for teaching, experience with technology-supported teaching, and the interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with learners, faculty, patients, healthcare providers, and the public. Qualified applicants will possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and be eligible for licensure in the State of Connecticut. Post-doctoral residency and/or fellowship training or equivalent experience is preferred but not required. Experience precepting pharmacy students is preferred.  The search committee will continue to review completed applications until the position is filled. An understanding of tracking and assessing outcomes is preferred.

Additionally, all candidates should meet the following requirements: 

  • Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
  • Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
  • Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation

Additional Information:

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $95,000-$105,000. The final offer will be based on the successful candidate's qualification and experience. 


  • 403(b) with employer match
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off & 10 paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition Waiver (include spouse & dependent waivers)
  • Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • 529 CHET savings plan
  • Professional development funds
  • Relocation assistance



The University of Saint Joseph believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from different socioeconomic backgrounds, women, LGBTQ+ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should apply online.  Please submit:  

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of interest addressing all qualifications for the position; please include salary requirements
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and research interests (two pages maximum)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Three current professional references (contact information only, there is a section on the employment application to include this information)

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The University of Saint Joseph is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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