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Job ID: 108075

Skills Lab Instructor
University of Kansas

Date Posted Jun. 18, 2018
Title Skills Lab Instructor
University University of Kansas
Department Pharmacy Practice
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lawrence, KS
    United States
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Pharmacy Practice
    Pharmacy - General

Skills Lab Instructor
Pharmacy Practice

Position Overview

The University of Kansas, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, is seeking candidates for a 9 month per year (Academic Year) Skills Lab instructor position housed on the Lawrence, Kansas campus (unclassified position). The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching in skills-related coursework in the didactic curriculum.

Job responsibilities will include teaching in Pharmacy Practice Skills Lab settings including but not limited to: developing and facilitating educational experiences including simulations; performance assessment and providing feedback to Pharmacy students; maintenance of laboratory equipment and supplies; advising students; and service to the department and school.

Preferred candidates will have experience and training in aseptic technique (IV admixtures, sterile products) and inpatient/hospital health settings. Verbal and written communication skills must be good. Other helpful skills and experiences include but are not limited to: retail pharmacy settings; immunizations; non-sterile compounding; OTC and self-diagnostics; Disease State Management; patient counseling, medication histories, and medication reconciliation; teaching Pharmacy students, and computer skills.

The Department of Pharmacy Practice expects its instructors to contribute to the mission and goals of the Department and School in the areas of teaching and service. 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 and those committed to excellence and who can contribute to the University’s innovative, collaborative, and multidisciplinary initiatives to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that will change the world. See

Job Description

95% Teaching: The position will be responsible for the coordination, instruction, and completion of didactic courses in the Pharmacy School curriculum for the Pharm.D. program. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in skills courses within Department of Pharmacy Practice.

5%: 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, instructor positions shall serve their communities as a valued health care professional and citizen by providing community education and professional lectures.

Required Qualifications

Successful applicants for this position shall possess:

1. A terminal degree in Pharmacy (Doctor of Pharmacy from an ACPE accredited school or for pre-2000 graduates, a BS in Pharmacy degree is considered terminal).

2. Demonstrated ability to teach professional students as evidenced by past experience in developing presentations and/or previous teaching experience, and demonstrated ability to plan and present a topic during the interview process.

3. An Immunization certificate, currently or obtained shortly after starting in the position.

4. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start date of the position. Applicants must 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.

Contact Information to Applicants

A complete application includes: an online application, cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. The cover letter and resume should clearly indicate how you meet the required qualifications.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Review of applications begins July 16, 2018 and continues until a qualified pool of applicants has been identified. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.

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