Marshall University School of Pharmacy invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Science and Research. The Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research is a member of the Pharmacy Executive Council and reports directly to the Dean. The selected candidate will work collaboratively with the members of the executive council, be engaged in professional scholarship and research, and have up-to-date knowledge regarding his/her own area of expertise. Special consideration will be given to candidates with a track record of leading multi-disciplinary teams. He/she will coordinate research at the department level, serve as a liaison for research activities with the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, teach and develop coursework in his/her area of expertise, and evaluate the PharmD and M.S. curriculum.
The Department of Pharmaceutical Science and Research has 7 tenure-track faculty positions with research interests in pharmacokinetics, immunology, infectious diseases, medicinal chemistry, molecular modeling, CNS disorders, cancer, proteomics, and diabetes. Departmental equipment includes an NMR, GC-MS, multiple HPLCs, an LC-MS/MS, a flow cytometer, and a cell imager. Access is readily available to a next generation sequencing facility, an imaging facility, and animal care facilities
The Marshall University School of Pharmacy was founded in 2010 and has been fully accredited since 2016. It offers a unique interdisciplinary environment combining the resources of a top tier University with Allied Health Programs through the College of Health Professions and the School of Medicine. The school was founded with and continues to use an active learning andragogy using studio classrooms. Huntington has 3 major hospitals, an established medical school, and forensic sciences programs that closely collaborate with the Pharmacy School. A brand new pharmacy school facility is currently under construction with scheduled occupancy in fall 2019.
Huntington is 50 minutes west of the West Virginia state capital in Charleston and offers many amenities including a symphony orchestra, a museum of fine arts, a pedestrian trail system, shopping, fine restaurants, excellent medical facilities, and outdoor recreational activities such as camping, mountain biking, skiing, white water rafting, fishing, and hunting. In addition, we are less than 150 miles from the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; and Lexington, KY, which offer a large variety of shopping, cultural, and sporting activities.
Doctorate or other terminal degree in appropriate discipline
At least 5 years of experience in pharmacy education or its equivalent
Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to work as a team member
Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and scholarship, and a commitment to excellence in pharmacy education
Contact information for 3 references
One page document describing his/her philosophy for building research and managing a department