The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy is seeking applications for a 12-month post-graduate training opportunity for residency-trained pharmacists who are interested in a career in academia to obtain advanced teaching, service and research experience at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. The fellow is expected to contribute in the areas of teaching, service, and research, as described below:
Teaching (approximately 60-70% effort)
Participate in course development and implementation by serving as co-course coordinator each semester in conjunction with experienced faculty.
Participate in skills/practicum portion of courses, including facilitating practicum sessions, assessment of current practicum sessions, and development of new educational activities.
Assist in the organization, development, facilitation and evaluation of OSCEs throughout the curriculum.
Co-precept PharmD students on academic teaching and ambulatory care rotations (spring semester).
Develop and present large group lectures as needed for various courses.
Service (approximately 10-20% effort)
Serve on at least one School of Pharmacy and/or Health Sciences Center committee.
Serve on the School of Pharmacy Assessment Committee and assist with identifying and analyzing assessment data obtained throughout the curriculum.
Participate in interprofessional education (IPE) and population health initiatives in conjunction with service learning projects and student organizations.
Exhibit professionalism through participation in pharmacy organizations and serve as a student organization mentor.
Continue to develop clinical practice skills by participating in patient care in an ambulatory care setting.
Advance pharmacy practice and patient care through advocacy and regulatory affairs via the integral relationship with the WVU SOP Wigner Institute for Advanced Pharmacy Practice, Education and Research and the WV Board of Pharmacy.
Develop and complete two research projects related to the scholarship of teaching and learning, and present at a professional meeting. Fellow will also be expected to submit at least one manuscript to a peer-reviewed journal prior to the end of the fellowship.
Collaborate with faculty to support the scholarship and research missions of the school.
Licensed pharmacist or eligible for licensure in West Virginia.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited institution.
Completion of an ASHP-accredited residency program.
Displays interest in becoming a faculty member at a college of pharmacy.
Demonstrates excellence in interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work in teams to accomplish programmatic objectives.
High level of enthusiasm for didactic and clinical teaching, and the interpersonal skills needed for interacting effectively with students and faculty.
Demonstrates commitment to the professional development of students.
Strong commitment to the growth of the profession evidenced by passion for the profession, teaching and curricular development.
Organizational, and time management skills.
Following PPS, interested applicants are asked to submit an online application at: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=12954.
Requirements include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates will be required to complete a telephone interview and may be invited for an on-site interview.
Internal Number: 12954
About West Virginia University
The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy ranks in the top 50 pharmacy schools based on both NIH and total grant funding. The School is building on existing research strengths at the WVU Health Sciences Center (HSC) as well as specific departmental strengths. These include Experimental Therapeutics, Cancer, and Neuroscience. The WV Clinical & Translational Science Institute and its local and statewide partners are recent recipients of a $20M N1GMS-funded Clinical and Translational Research DeA award. NIH funding, combined with $35.6M in matching funds from various West Virginia institutions, is supporting significant expansion of research infrastructure and recruitment of several impactful clinical and translational researchers in WVU's HSC.
WVU is a land grant Carnegie-designated Highest Research Activity (R1) Institution, with approximately 27,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate/professional students. The WVU HSC includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Nursing. Morgantown has approximately 60,000 residents and is rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S., with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside and easy access to many outdoor activities.