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Clinical Assistant Professor-Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center
Washington State University

Date Posted Oct. 3, 2019
Title Clinical Assistant Professor-Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center
University Washington State University
Spokane , WA, United States
Department College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Pharmacy Practice
    Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Clinical Pharmacy
    Pharmacy - General

Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is seeking to hire a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy. This full-time, annual, non-tenure, career track, 12-month appointment is located at Washington State University in Spokane, Washington. Position responsibilities include maintenance of innovative clinical practice in Addiction Medicine/ Pain Management/Psychiatry, development of a program of scholarship, supervision of pharmacy students and residents during clinical rotations, and didactic instruction. The clinical site for this position is the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane.

The appointment is a one-year renewable appointment beginning July 1, 2020. Individuals with a strong commitment to an academic career and an interest in innovative practice sites are encouraged to apply. The faculty member will be expected to contribute scholarly work in their area of clinical expertise and support the college through participation in service-related activities according to the College’s Promotion Guidelines.

The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences: The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is located on Washington State University’s Health Sciences campus in Spokane. The college resides in the Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building, a 125,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art research and educational facility, which offers many collaborative research opportunities. The WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences was founded in 1891 and has been accredited since 1912. We are a graduate and professional education college. Our main degree programs include the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Ph.D.).

The Department of Pharmacotherapy: The WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane houses the main office of the Department of Pharmacotherapy. The department supports WSU-affiliated residency programs at multiple clinical sites throughout the Pacific Northwest and also supports the PharmD program at the satellite campus in Yakima. The department integrates Yakima’s clinical faculty members into all aspects of the college, including involvement in team-taught courses and precepting students during their advanced practice experiences. For more information on the department, college and WSU see College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Department of Pharmacotherapy

The Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center: The Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Washington is a 36-bed general medical and surgical unit hospital, with a 34-bed rehabilitation-oriented Community Living Center that also provides hospice and respite care for Veterans. There is a wide array of outpatient services in primary care and specialty care (medicine, surgery, behavioral health, lab and x-rays, physical medicine and rehabilitation, audiology, dental). The Mann-Grandstaff VAMC, also has two Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Coeur d’Alene, ID and Wenatchee, WA and are complemented by four VA-contracted Rural Health Clinics within a 64,000 square mile catchment area. Combined, the facility and clinics serve more than 32,000 Veterans enrolled in VA health care throughout Central and Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, and Northwestern Montana. The Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center is committed to providing the highest quality care to Veterans. To learn more about our facility, please visit Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates must possess a PharmD and have residency, post-graduate year one (PGY1) with a post-graduate year two (PGY2) in Addiction or Psychiatry. Eligibility for Washington pharmacist licensure is also required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Position-Specific Qualifications (prior completion or within 30 days of hire):

  • Bloodborne pathogen training
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers
  • APhA immunization certificate
  • Completion of mandatory WSU training as outlined by the university and the department.
  • WA pharmacist licensure
  • CITI training recommend (WSU IRB)

Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience.

Competitive benefits available

Application Process:
Apply online at: At the time of application, please be prepared to submit the following materials: 1) A letter of application describing your professional goals, relevant academic preparation, and experience;
2) A current curriculum vitae;and 3) Name, title, organization, phone number, and e-mail address for three people willing to serve as employment references.

The screening of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified. Questions and inquires only may be emailed to Dr. Josh Neumiller, Search Committee Chair at

  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

    WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

    WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

    WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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  • Human Resources
    College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Washington State University
    Spokane, WA


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