The Department of Clinical Sciences in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at High Point University invites applications for up to 6 full-time faculty position in the following areas: community pharmacy (1-2 positions; non-tenure track and tenure track), oncology (1 position, tenure track), geriatrics (1 position, tenure track) and social administrative sciences (SAS)/outcomes research (1-2 positions, tenure track). The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. Candidates with prior academic experience are encouraged to apply.
The person in this position is responsible for teaching Pharm.D students, developing an independent, integrated clinical practice and research program and providing service to the School of Pharmacy, University and the greater High Point community. The estimated distribution of effort for this individual at program maturity (i.e., when a full faculty cohort is hired) will be 30-40% research, 30-50% teaching and 20-30% service (clinical and non-clinical).
One of the community positions will also serve as the Director of Community Outreach and Co-Curricular Programs. This is a non-tenure track position and the estimated distribution of effort for this individual at program maturity (i.e., when a full faculty cohort is hired) will be 40-50% service, 40-50% teaching and 10% research.
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from an ACPE-accredited school
Completion of a pharmacy practice (PGY1) residency with an emphasis in oncology, community pharmacy, geriatrics and/or social administrative sciences/outcomes research or the ability to demonstrate equivalent experience in pharmacy practice is required.
A specialty (PGY2) residency or fellowship training with a focus in oncology, community pharmacy, geriatrics and/or social administrative sciences/outcomes research and additional professional certifications (e.g., BCPS, BCACP, BCGP, CGP) is highly preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with this additional training
Experience and Training:
1-2 years of relevant medical or pharmacy academic teaching
Eligible for Pharmacy licensure in North Carolina
Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and a commitment to excellence in pharmacy education and research
Experience working with students as a faculty mentor or preceptor
Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
Demonstrated potential to procure extramural research funding and develop an independent research program (highly preferred)
Experience developing a clinical practice site and successfully conducting practice-based research (highly preferred)
Excellent verbal and written communication and computer skills
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Skill dealing with a diverse group of people
Ability to write scholarly documents
Ability to work with and teach using electronic medical records
Develop, coordinate, and teach content within the HPU School of Pharmacy integrated curriculum as appointed by the Department Chair
Provide mentorship and advisement for students in the School of Pharmacy as appointed by Dean’s Office and Department Chair
Maintain scholarly activities in therapeutically relevant areas and conduct research in multidisciplinary fashion
Provide evidence of actively pursuing or obtaining external funding.. Emphasis to be placed on research projects in collaboration with basic pharmaceutical science faculty and clinical and practice site colleagues
Collaborate in the clinical environment with established pharmacists to enhance services through education, research and quality improvement initiatives.
Serve as liaison between HPU School of Pharmacy and the Faculty member’s practice site
Publish scientific findings in peer-reviewed journals, produce case reports and present research findings at national and international meetings
Integrate and enhance collaborations among the clinical sciences and basic sciences in areas of research, education, and service
Advance the service missions of the School of Pharmacy and High Point University to meet community needs. Act as a representative and advocate for the department, both within the University and externally
Provide unique targeted clinical assistance when asked.
Participate in committees within the department, School, and University and participate in professional and governmental organizations as appointed by Chair
Abide by University and School of Pharmacy policies
Undertake other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chair of Clinical Sciences
Utilize ExamSoft® or other software provided by SOP to conduct all SOP assessments
Create and administer certificate-training programs in targeted diseases to be used as elective courses.
Interested candidates should submit the following as ONE FILE/ATTACHMENT:
Letter of interest addressing all qualifications for the position
Current curriculum vitae
Statement of teaching philosophy
Statement of scholarship philosophy and research interests
Names of three current professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers
For additional information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Mary Jayne Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About High Point University School of Pharmacy
At the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at High Point University, our faculty and staff train clinicians who are dedicated to patient care in all settings and possess the skill and knowledge to practice pharmacy at the highest level possible. Our education model includes a focus on the basic pharmaceutical knowledge and skills necessary to make quality critical decisions combined with clinical training in various settings. Students that acquire the knowledge and skill and are capable communicators will form the core from which the leaders of tomorrow are developed.