The University of Kansas, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking candidates for a full-time faculty clinical track position housed either on the Lawrence, Kansas campus or the KU Medical Center, Kansas City, KS campus. Travel between the two campuses is required. The Department invites applications from practitioners in all areas of pharmacy. The position is a 12-month full-time, clinical track position at the assistant or associate professor level. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching in the didactic and experiential curriculum and establishing a clinical service in an affiliated site.
Preferred candidates will have completed advanced training in a PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency program or equivalent work experience, have board certification in a clinical field (BCPS, BCOP, etc), completed a teaching certificate program or have equivalent teaching experience in the didactic or experiential setting and possess the ability to initiate or integrate into inpatient clinical pharmacy services. Extra consideration will be given to candidates with experience and training in Cardiology, Solid Organ Transplant, General Internal Medicine, or Oncology. The Department of Pharmacy Practice expects its faculty to contribute to the mission and goals of the Department and School in each of the areas of teaching, scholarship and service. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and expertise of the individual.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups and those committed to excellence and who can contribute to the University's innovative, collaborative, and multidisciplinary initiatives to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that will change the world. See http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives.
50% Teaching: The position will be responsible for the coordination, instruction, and completion of didactic courses in the Pharmacy School curriculum for the Pharm.D. program and serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and pharmacy residents during experiential rotations. Primary teaching responsibilities will include core and elective courses within Department of Pharmacy Practice.
20% Clinical Practice: Provide direct patient care and develop a solid working relationship with the health care team and colleagues at a School of Pharmacy affiliated clinic practice site.
1 5% Service: The position will support the Profession, University, School of Pharmacy, and Department through their involvement and leadership roles with various committees and organizations. This may include, but is not limited to, serving and chairing University, School of Pharmacy and Department committees, holding elected positions in professional organizations, and serving on local, state and national professional organization committees. Other responsibilities may involve serving as an adviser for pharmacy student organizations within the School and refereeing for journals, professional association meeting materials, and/or granting agencies. Lastly, clinical track positions shall serve their communities as a valued health care professional and citizen by providing community education and professional lectures.
15% Scholarship: Research and scholarly activity is expected of the position; however, this is not the primary focus of Clinical Track positions. Examples of scholarship include, but are not limited to, the publication of articles, abstracts and textbook chapters; presentations at local, state and national professional meetings; and invited lectures or presentations. In addition, the position is expected to conduct practice-based research and generate funding to support this research. This support may be obtained via practice plan, direct grant or contract support for research projects conducted by the position and practice site.
Successful applicants for this position shall possess a:
A terminal degree in Pharmacy (Doctor of Pharmacy from an ACPE accredited school with or without a Master of Science degree or Doctor of Philosophy in a related field. For pre-2000 graduates, a BS degree is considered terminal).
The completion of advanced training through a residency program or a minimum of 3 years of relevant clinical
Ability to teach professional students in didactic and experiential settings as evidenced by experience in developing presentations and/or previous teaching experience.
For those applying at the associate professor level: A strong documented record of teaching, leadership, research, and service accomplishments.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start date of the position and be licensed as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Kansas or must obtain licensure through the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy within 90 days of start date.
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About The University of Kansas
The vision for the KU Department of Pharmacy Practice is to drive the advancement of health and pharmacist-provided patient care through innovative pharmacy education, practice models and research.
The Department of Pharmacy practice furthers the mission of the School of Pharmacy by striving for excellence in teaching, research, scholarly activity, service and patient care.
The faculty provide professional educational opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students and practitioners to enable them to practice pharmaceutical care, adapt to changing professional roles, utilize new technologies, assume leadership roles in a dynamic health-care environment and contribute new knowledge to the profession.