Clinical Assistant Professor
The University of Kansas, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking candidates for a full-time clinical track faculty position based on the School’s regional campus in Wichita, Kansas.
The Department invites applications from Pharmacists in all areas of pharmacy practice. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, coordination, and assessment of the Pharmacy Skills Laboratory curriculum. The position is a 12-month full-time, clinical track (non-tenured) position at either the assistant or associate level. Academic rank will be commensurate with the qualifications and expertise of the candidate selected for the position.
The Department invites applications from Pharmacists in all areas of pharmacy. Preferred candidates will have broad experiences in advanced pharmacy practice settings and will have teaching experience in didactic (classroom, continuing education programs), active-learning (laboratory), or experiential (preceptorship) settings. The Department of Pharmacy Practice expects its faculty to contribute to the mission and goals of the Department and School in each of the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service.
In an 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 http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. by the time of appointment and be eligible for licensure with the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy within 90 days of hire.
75% Teaching: The position will be responsible for instruction, assessment, remediation, and course coordination for didactic and active-learning laboratory courses in the Pharmacy School curriculum for the Pharm.D. program. Primary teaching responsibilities will include pharmacy skills and elective courses within the Department of Pharmacy Practice.
15% Service: The position will support the Profession, University, School of Pharmacy, and Department through 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.
10% Scholarship: 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.
A terminal degree in Pharmacy from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy.
A minimum of three (3) years of pharmacy practice experience.
American Pharmacists Association Pharmacy-Based Immunization Certification or equivalent.
American Heart Association Basic Life Support CPR Certification or equivalent.
Eligibility for pharmacist licensure including passing the pharmacist-in-charge examination per the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy within 90 days of date of hire.
Demonstrated excellent communication skills as evidenced in application materials.
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application will include the following: (1) a letter of interest including a statement of teaching philosophy; (2) a CV; and (3) a list of 3 professional references.
In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant’s contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU’s mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application. The response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
Describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds, and explain how those experiences reflect your commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications begins on June 10, 2021 and continues until a pool of qualified applicants is collected.