The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy seeks applicants for Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice in the Ambulatory Care practice area. The School of Pharmacy is an instrument of the University of Charleston, designed to prepared pharmacists who will provide comprehensive patient care, advance the profession through research and advocacy, and to serve the community as leaders in rural health care. The school of Pharmacy fosters active participation of faculty, staff, and students in an agenda of community outreach, advocacy, and activism as one of the hallmarks of the pharmacy program. The University of Charleston’s School of Pharmacy offers an integrated curriculum that seeks to develop pharmacy practitioners who can effectively communicate with diverse populations and work as an integral member of the healthcare delivery team.
Essential Functions of the Position:
The faculty position is full-time, non-tenure track (rank and salary commensurate with skills and experience). The practice site for this position is at a local Charleston, WV area clinic.
Support the vision and mission of the School of Pharmacy and the University through teaching in the professional pharmacy curriculum
Provide pharmacy services to identified clinical practice sites
Participate in scholarly activities
Be an active member of the School of Pharmacy and University committees
Improve patient health outcomes in the state and region
Qualified candidates should have the Pharm.D. degree, completion of one or two-year pharmacy residency (or equivalent practice experience) and be eligible for licensure in West Virginia. A high degree of knowledge of standards and current trends in pharmacy practice, particularly in the area of ambulatory care and previous academic experience, is highly desired.
About University of Charleston
The University of Charleston (www.ucwv.edu) is located in the state capital of West Virginia amid magnificent mountains and rivers, with a panoramic view of the Capitol building across the Kanawha River. UC offers a professional education in a liberal arts setting to some 1300 undergraduate students and over 360 graduate students. The School of Pharmacy was established in 2006 and currently is home to approximately 300 students with a class size of approximately 80 students.
The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy boasts many interesting and distinctive assets, including:
• The School of Pharmacy has an onsite, faculty driven medication & disease management clinic. Faculty members participate in direct patient care activities, community outreach and teaching of pharmacy students in the clinic.
• The School of Pharmacy supports a Pharmacy Practice and Community Care residency program providing experience in the development and justification of clinic practice, and academic training through a teaching certificate program.
Charleston, West Virginia
Charleston is the capital and largest city in West Virginia. It is the cultural and economic center of the state. Th...e city has over 50,000 residents and the surrounding area over 250,000.
The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.