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Assistant Professor - Pharmacy Practice in Community
Duquesne University

Date Posted Jun. 6, 2018
Title Assistant Professor - Pharmacy Practice in Community
University Duquesne University
Department Division of Pharmacy Practice
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
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The Division of Pharmacy Practice of the School of Pharmacy seeks to fill a 12-month position for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor in Pharmacy Practice with an emphasis in Community Practice.

Duquesne University’s School of Pharmacy opened in 1925 with an enrollment of just 50 students in a few rooms of Canevin Hall. Today, the School of Pharmacy enrolls more than 1,000 students in its six-year Pharm.D. program, nearly 130 in its weekend program, 10 post-Pharm.D. fellows and residents, and 65 M.S. and Ph.D. students. Nearly 100 percent of Duquesne student pharmacists have gained immediate placement in employment and advanced studies for more than two decades and have been given preferred status by pharmacy employers.

The School’s facilities now include Bayer Learning Hall (including state-of-the-art facilities that promote active learning), an entire floor of Richard King Mellon Hall, and a modern pharmaceutical technology and management laboratory, as well as two locations off of the main campus. To learn more about the School of Pharmacy, please visit


Applicant must be currently licensed or eligible for licensure by the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy to practice pharmacy and administer injectables. The successful candidate should possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE Accredited School of Pharmacy and have completed, at minimum, a PGY1 accredited residency program with a community focus. Board certification is preferred.

Responsibilities include didactic and clinical experiential teaching of Doctor of Pharmacy students and developing community pharmacy practice service at a local pharmacy in concert with the School of Pharmacy administration and the Director of Experiential Education. It is expected that a successful candidate will participate in scholarly activities to involve practice-based research with a focus on community practice and patient outcomes resulting in publications.


Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region’s HERC (

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty and staff job applications electronically. The successful candidate will submit a letter of intent that addresses the reasons for the application to the position, a completed curriculum vitae (CV), and the names of three references complete with telephone and email contact information to While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by July 1, 2018. Applicants with questions about the position may contact Dr. Jennifer Elliott @

  • Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

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Contact Information

  • Marla D. Bradford
    Office of Human Resources
    Duquesne University
    600 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15282
  • 412-396-1403
  • 412-396-2236


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