Founded in 2012, California Health Sciences University (CHSU) offers a local option for pharmacy education to help remedy the shortage of health care services offered in the San Joaquin/Central Valley. We currently offer a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program and starting in 2020, a four-year Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. The University offers non-tenure track appointments.
The College of Pharmacy Department of Clinical Sciences faculty provide academic instruction to students in a team-based learning format. We are primarily seeking faculty applicants in critical care, ambulatory care, and pediatric pharmacy, but all fields of expertise are welcome. We are considering applicants at the assistant, associate or full professor. Additional responsibilities include oversight of assigned co-curricular student activities, productive scholarship and research, participation in service at the departmental, college, university levels or Clovis-Fresno communities, and service as faculty advisor to pharmacy students.
All faculty are expected to contribute to the teaching and advising load of the Department of Clinical Sciences
The amount of teaching will be negotiated annually with the Department Chair.
Develop a clinical practice site at an affiliated institution or community pharmacy, to meet the CHSU and College of Pharmacy missions;
Fulfill all teaching assignments in accordance with course syllabi;
Participate in the assessment of student learning course outcomes, program learning outcomes, institutional learning outcomes, and co-curricular learning outcomes;
Participate in the development of pharmacy elective courses;
Establish and maintain scholarly contributions to the discipline and profession;
Participate in the interviewing of applicants to the College of Pharmacy;
Carry out all assigned duties of a faculty advisor to students across the four-year continuum;
Actively participate on departmental, college, and university committees;
Contribute to the activities related to the maintenance of ACPE accreditation;
Participate in continuous faculty development in the College of Pharmacy;
Participate in service and community activities for the San Joaquin/Central Valley.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by CHSU.
PharmD or equivalent;
Postdoctoral residency, and/or fellowship, or equivalent experience.
Licensure & Certification
California pharmacy license, or eligible for a California pharmacy license
Teaching certificate preferred
Skills & Experience
Teaching experiences at the professional level (teaching pharmacists and other providers);
Research or publications/publications, including peer-reviewed publications and/or presentations;
Academic or professional experience in service/committee work and collaboration;
A track record of, and desire to further develop in, leadership skills and collegiality;
Pharmacy practice experience with complex patients in various settings;
Experience and ability to work collaboratively with others across departments and functional units;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
Experience in design/development of pharmacy curriculum, and in the modalities of active learning, team-based learning or large classroom teaching.
Interested candidates are to electronically submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume and the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least (3) professional references who may be contacted. Please send a completed package electronically to email@example.com and type CLINICAL FACULTY in the subject field of the email.
4 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About California Health Sciences University
Founded in 2012, California Health Sciences University (CHSU) is proud to be the first university of its kind in the Central Valley! Our new and innovative University is rapidly developing and expanding, enabling our administration, faculty, and staff to have plentiful opportunities for growth and development.
With our Doctor of Pharmacy program in its fifth year and the College of Osteopathic Medicine under development, we have many opportunities available now and we will continue to offer new opportunities over the next five to ten years.
The College of Osteopathic Medicine will be hiring both faculty positions that include scientists/educators as well as physicians both full time and part time to serve our mission. Innovative curriculum design includes a Team Based Learning environment with emphasis on collaboration. A multitude of staff positions including admissions, simulation center, anatomy lab, standardized patients administrative support, education specialists and a clinical psychologist will also be added over the next two years.
CHSU plans to open up to 10 post-graduate colleges to train health care professionals in the coming years. The timing and specific disc...ipline for each new school will be determined based on the need and opportunity for job placement within the region.
Located in California’s beautiful and diverse Central Valley, our employees enjoy affordable cost of living, while being within close proximity of beaches, mountains and large metropolitan cities. We offer competitive salaries, benefit packages and more!