Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is seeking a 12-month non-tenure track faculty for an exciting position located at the College’s Vermont Campus in Colchester, VT (10 minutes from Downtown Burlington). The faculty member will participate in both didactic and clinical teaching building on an established clinical relationship with the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC). Available practice areas include internal medicine and cardiology.
Major Duties & Responsibilities: The faculty member will maintain active didactic and experiential teaching assignments and College service commensurate with rank and experience. Didactic teaching assignments will reflect the professional expertise of the faculty member and may include integrated therapeutics lectures, clinical patient- and physical assessment techniques in pharmacy skills courses and application of knowledge in a small classroom environment. The faculty member will also provide clinical pharmacy services as a member of an internal medicine or cardiology healthcare team in conjunction with the UVMMC Department of Pharmacy. Opportunities for both clinical scholarship and scholarship of teaching and learning also exist.
Responsibilities include: • Develop and maintain an inpatient clinical practice with the internal medicine team or cardiology medicine team of UVMMC • Provide experiential education opportunities for fourth- technically 3rd year in the accelerated curriculum, so change to APPE professional-year PharmD students as members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team • Develop and deliver high-level, engaging didactic lessons within assigned courses • Coordinate and manage the deployment of required and elective courses as assigned • Perform teaching responsibilities as assigned by Pharmacy Practice Department Chair • Engage in scholarly activity relevant to their practice and teaching assignments.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Knowledge of teaching and learning pedagogy and student success initiatives. • Knowledge of academic programming related to pharmacy education. • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives, and exercise independent judgment. • Ability to communicate and present information effectively to internal and external audiences. • Ability to multi-task, develop and present workshops or training, and to advise and guide students specific to pharmacy learning opportunities. • Demonstrates willingness to learn/enhance skills needed to perform responsibilities
For information regarding UVVMC and the Burlington area:
Pharm.D. Eligibility for pharmacy licensure in VT PGY1 residency experience, PGY2 preferred
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is committed to graduating the best health care minds in the world, with an array of degree programs designed to help students succeed in pharmacy and other health related fields.
There are approximately 1,400 students enrolled at the College and more than 150 full- and part-time faculty. The College has campuses in Albany, New York, and Colchester, Vermont. Our Vermont Campus is home to the only pharmacy program in the state.
The ACPHS experience is one that combines quality academics, experiential learning, personalized attention, and a strong emphasis on service – all of which help our students grow personally and develop into talented and trusted professionals.
ACPHS has long been regarded for its Doctor of Pharmacy program which remains the school’s core program. In recent years, the College has expanded its academic offerings to include five bachelor’s programs and five master’s programs in the health sciences.
Opportunities exist for students within each of these programs to work side-by-side with faculty on groundbreaking research in areas such as cancer, infectious disease, and obesity.
These opportuniti...es, along with access to resources such as the cutting edge Pharmaceutical Research Institute, are part of what distinguishes ACPHS from other colleges and universities.
The academic experience at the College is complemented by numerous community service initiatives, including a student-led Community Health Day in Albany and Wellness Fair in Colchester.
Graduates of the College are prepared for a range of careers such as: biochemist, clinical laboratory scientist, consumer safety officer, drug information specialist, environmental toxicologist, health policy analyst, hospital administrator, pharmacist, physician, physician assistant and research scientist.
Graduates are also well positioned to continue their education in graduate or professional schools.