Clinical Assistant Professor – Wichita Campus
The University of Kansas, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking a faculty member for its program on its regional campus in Wichita, KS. The Department invites applications from practitioners in all areas of pharmacy practice, but in particular those with an interest and expertise in ambulatory care. If advanced certification is available in the clinical field, the position is expected to complete this credential (i.e. board certification in ambulatory care). The successful candidate will be responsible for augmenting established clinical pharmacy services, working under collaborative practice agreement, within a School of Pharmacy affiliated Family Medicine Resident Clinic affiliated with the University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita Family Medicine Residency Program, teaching in the didactic and experiential pharmacy practice curriculum, and contributing to the mission and goals of the Department and School in each of the areas of scholarship, service and research.
The position is a 12-month full-time, clinical track(non-tenured) at the clinical assistant or associate professor level. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and expertise of the individuals.
In a continuing effort to enrich the university and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.
50% 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 and serve as a preceptor for pharmacy residents and pharmacy students on experiential rotations monthly. Teaching responsibilities will primarily be within Department of Pharmacy Practice courses. The position may also be responsible for providing educational programming to medical residents and faculty at the clinical practice site.
20% Clinical Practice – Maintenance and advancement of a clinical practice in a Family Medicine Resident clinic affiliated with the University of Kansas School of Medicine- Wichita Family Medicine Residency Program is required. The successful candidate is expected to provide direct patient care and develop a solid working relationship with the clinic medical team, pharmacy personnel within the affiliated medical center and faculty colleagues at the practice site. The development of the practice site will support the academic functions of the position and serve as a rotation site for pharmacy students and residents.
15% 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, clinical track positions shall serve their communities as a valued health care professional and citizen by providing community education and professional lectures.
15% Research and Scholarship – Research and scholarly activity is expected of the position; however, this is not the primary focus of the Clinical Track positions. Because of their teaching and professional obligations, Clinical Track positions may publish in different forms (peer and non-peer review). Examples include, but are not limited to, the publication of articles, abstracts and textbook chapters; presentations at local, state and national professional meetings; and invited lectures or presentations. In addition, the position is expected to conduct practice based research and generate funding to support this research. This support may be obtained via practice plan or direct grant support for research projects conducted by the position and practice site.
1. A terminal degree (PharmD or equivalent) in their field
2. The completion of advanced training through a residency or a minimum of 2 years of relevant clinical experience.
3. Completion of a teaching certificate program or documented experience in teaching, as evidenced in application materials.
4. Licensure as a pharmacist in Kansas within 90 days of hire is required.
5. Excellent communication skills, as evidenced in application materials and interview process.
Contact Information to Applicants
Robert Emerson, Associate Dean/Clinical Associate Professor
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete electronic application should include the following:
Letter of interest that includes statement on teaching philosophy and clinical focus
Names and contact information for three professional references
Application review begins on January 14, 2019 and will continue until a qualified pool of applicants is assembled.