Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to apply for the position of assistant or associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. This full-time, non-tenure track position is a 12-month appointment. The faculty member will be responsible for instruction (didactic and experiential) relevant to community pharmacy practice, have practice responsibilities in collaboration with one or more community pharmacy partners, and serve as the residency program director (RPD) of the PGY1 community-based pharmacy residency program. The faculty member is expected to maintain a model practice of advanced clinical pharmacy services in the community setting.
Academic rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications, previous teaching involvement, and research and scholarship accomplishments. Preference will be given to candidates who have extensive clinical experience, experience as residency program director or preceptor of a PGY1 community-based pharmacy residency program, and experience in an academic position or academic-related activities.
The College of Health Sciences includes four schools: Ida Moffett School of Nursing, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, School of Health Professions, and School of Public Health. The college offers multiple degree programs and majors within the health sciences with an interprofessional education focus that reflects today’s team approach to health-care delivery and professional practice.
Review of applications will begin February 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vita, one-page summary of teaching philosophy, application for faculty position, faculty applicant Christian Mission Statement, and the names of three professional references.
Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Institution that complies with applicable law prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or national or ethnic origin.
Candidates must possess a doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from an accredited U.S. school or college of pharmacy. The candidate must also meet ASHP accreditation standards to serve as the RPD, including completion of residency training and specific years of practice experience in the community pharmacy environment. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Alabama and must successfully be licensed within three months of hire. The successful individual must exhibit effective verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, time management and organization skills, and attention to detail. The candidate must also embrace the interprofessional teaching model of the College of Health Sciences and student-centered teaching of the McWhorter School of Pharmacy.
Additional Salary Information: Academic rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications, previous teaching involvement, and research and scholarship accomplishments.
About Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Samford University (www.samford.edu) is the largest privately supported and fully accredited institution for higher learning in Alabama. Located in suburban Birmingham, the university was founded in 1841 and has 366 full time faculty and more than 5,500 students. Samford is ranked 3rd in the South among regional universities by U.S. News & World Report, and has been nationally recognized for academics, affordability and value by a number of prestigious publications and rankings. The university is dedicated to the promotion of rigorous academic inquiry in a Christian setting. The university offers competitive salaries with a generous benefits package.