The Husson University School of Pharmacy is seeking a full-time (12 month) Pharmacy Practice faculty with expertise in acute care practice. All faculty ranks (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor) in acute care practice will be considered with preference given to individuals having experience in Cardiology, Oncology, Psychiatry, or Emergency Medicine. Faculty members are expected to establish and maintain a clinical practice site for students’ introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences, and to teach assigned courses specific to areas of expertise and as required by the curriculum. In addition, faculty members are expected to fulfill responsibilities in student advising, scholarship, and service to the School and University.
The School of Pharmacy offers a traditional 4-year professional program. Students can enter via an undergraduate pathway, earning a BS in Health Sciences and a PharmD in 6 years, or enter the professional program directly with the appropriate prerequisites. Husson University is committed to delivering premier professional programs that emphasize experiential learning, interprofessional education, and student success. In addition to the School of Pharmacy, Husson University also offers healthcare degree programs from the Schools of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Nursing. Together these programs constitute nearly one third of the University’s enrollment.
Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students located in Bangor, Maine. Bangor has been ranked as one of the top 50 small cities in the U.S. as it offers a safe, affordable community with excellent education, healthcare, easy access to major urban centers, and a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Year round activities can be enjoyed on the numerous lakes, trails, and ski areas. Bangor is within an easy drive to the ocean and the nearby mountains of Acadia National Park.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching/Precepting: A Pharmacy Practice faculty member is responsible for carrying a teaching load over a 12-month period. The load is a combination of didactic and experiential instruction that includes establishing and maintaining a viable and relevant practice site where students are assigned for introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences. Pharmacy Practice faculty typically precept 12 students per year. A variety of practice sites are available in the area, including Northern Light Heath/Eastern Maine Medical Center and St Joseph Hospital.
Scholarship and Professional Activity: Faculty members are expected to remain current within their professional areas of expertise and to participate in scholarly activities as defined by the Husson University Faculty Handbook, which adheres to the Boyer Model of Scholarship.
Service and Student Advising: Faculty members are expected to contribute to and participate in the work of the School of Pharmacy and the University by serving on committees, attending meetings and retreats, and other activities as appropriate. Faculty members also maintain student office hours and advise pre-pharmacy and pharmacy students.
Education and Experience
Education: A minimum of a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and PGY-1 Residency or equivalent experience is required. Board certification is preferred. Fellowships, applicable post-doctoral degrees, and other certifications are advantageous.
Licensure: Current Maine pharmacist license or eligibility for licensure in Maine is required.
Experience: A minimum of a PGY-1 residency or at least three years of clinical experience in acute care pharmacy practice is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a PGY-2 residency, pharmacy fellowship, teaching experience in higher education, or experience precepting pharmacy students.
About Husson University School of Pharmacy
Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students located in Bangor, Maine. Husson University is committed to delivering premier professional programs that emphasize experiential learning, interprofessional education, and student success. In addition to the School of Pharmacy, Husson University also offers healthcare degree programs from the Schools of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Nursing. Together these programs constitute nearly one third of the University’s enrollment.