The School of Pharmacy at Pacific University Oregon invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the pharmaceutical sciences. The University values primacy in teaching with an increasing focus on research. The approximated allocation of effort is 60% teaching, 30% research, 10% service. The ideal candidate has teaching experience in cardiovascular and renal pharmacology and physiology; the ability to teach immunology, pharmaceutics and/or pharmacokinetics is a bonus. Other areas of interest will be considered as well, according to our curricular needs and the applicant’s overall fit within the program. The faculty member will be involved in basic science or translational research and is expected to involve and mentor PharmD, MS, and undergraduate students in research. In addition, the faculty member is expected to seek external funding and the potential to collaborate with other faculty members of the School of Pharmacy in scholarship is an advantage. The faculty member will be actively engaged in the service mission of Pacific University and serve on various committees within the School of Pharmacy and the University. The position is a tenure track position and the faculty member will report to the Assistant Dean for Pharmaceutical Sciences.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND BEHAVIORS:
- PhD in biomedical sciences is required and post-doctoral training highly preferred
- Excellent communications skills and an ability to work effectively as a team member
- Applicants with prior academic experience in pharmacy are preferred
- Candidates must be highly motivated to excel in teaching, scholarship, and service
WORKING CONDITIONS: Office environment in LEED Gold certified building. Teaching schedules will be arranged to meet the needs of program.
APPLICATION: Applicants interested in this employment opportunity should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and names of three references with their telephone number, email addresses, and an explanation of the relationship to the applicant. The letter of intent should discuss their program of research including future goals and teaching philosophy. Application materials will be screened and interview candidates will be selected and notified. All applicants will be notified when the position has been filled. Submit application materials to: Dr. Bridget Bradley (firstname.lastname@example.org), School of Pharmacy Pacific University. Review of applications will begin immediately with phone interviews beginning in Fall 2018. The search will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and criminal background check.
Applicants are encouraged to review University, CHP, and SOP policies and practices as outlined in the respective faculty handbooks, with particular attention to the distribution of teaching, research, and service expectations for tenure-track and extended-term appointments. Copies are available upon request.
A competitive recruitment and selection process is being conducted for this job opportunity; if a U.S. worker is not selected pursuant to this process, an application for alien employment certification may be filed on behalf of an alien to fill the job opportunity.
DISCOVER PACIFIC UNIVERSITY:
Pacific University is a small but diverse community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Tracing its roots back to 1849, when it began as a school for orphans of the Oregon Trail, Pacific has long been devoted to making a difference in people’s lives. Nestled in the valley at the base of the coastal range and Mount Hood, the university is only a half hour to the Portland metro center.
Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, optometry, education, health professions and business. Pacific University has campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, Ore., as well as an office in Honolulu. In addition, a variety of Pacific University health and eye clinics throughout the Portland area serve patients and provide students with practical experience.
At Pacific University, students and faculty engage in discovery through close, nurturing relationships that provide extraordinary learning experiences. International study, service learning, internships and co-curricular activities have been integral parts of the education of nearly 25,000 alumni worldwide who share in the Boxer spirit.