The Pharmacy Practice Department in the College of Health Professions at North Dakota State University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Department Chair. This is a full-time, 12 month appointment. The Department Chair is expected to assume her/his duties on July 1, 2020. The Pharmacy Practice Department Chair is responsible for managing the fiscal and human resources allocated to the Department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Overseeing and supervising all service, education, and research activities that occur in the Department • Supervision of the operating budget and partnerships with residency programs • Coordinating Pharmacy Practice faculty teaching assignments • Working with College administrators to mentor faculty and provide the necessary leadership to ensure that junior faculty successfully earn tenure and/or promotion • Preparing the Department’s annual report • Facilitating Departmental assessment reports • Representing the Department at various University and professional functions • Overseeing recruitment, development, evaluation, and retention of faculty and staff through focused mentorship, guidance, and administrative support. • Promoting and enhancing the reputation and quality of School of Pharmacy at the university, state, regional and national levels by highlighting individual, group, and departmental achievements • Building, maintaining, and enhancing collaborative relationships with other healthcare systems, academic institutions, private entities, the North Dakota Board of Pharmacy, and state pharmacy associations • Promoting interprofessional collaboration and education within the College of Health Professions • Other duties as assigned.
The Department Chair holds a tenured/tenure track faculty position. This includes: regularly teaching courses in the Doctor of Pharmacy program; advising Doctor of Pharmacy students; conducting research and publishing scholarly works; assisting the Department and its faculty in obtaining funding; and providing service to the profession and the University.
Screening of applications will begin March 3, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Nominations as well as applications are encouraged. Applicants should apply through the online NDSU application system: https://jobs.ndsu.edu. Please submit a letter of interest detailing your qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for 3 to 5 references.
Nominations and questions regarding the position may be directed to: Dr. Pamela Jo Johnson Chair, Search Committee Department of Public Health College of Health Professions North Dakota State University Fargo, N.D. 58108-6050 email@example.com (701) 231-6323
North Dakota State University is an Advance FORWARD, Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
A terminal degree (Ph.D., Pharm.D., etc.) in a pharmacy-related field
Licensure as a pharmacist in a U.S. state or territory
Hold the rank of Associate or Full Professor
Full-time academic pharmacy experience; Individuals who have split appointments between a professional pharmacy program and a clinical site are welcome to apply, so long as they have successfully gained promotion through the auspices of their academic position.
Previous leadership and/or administrative experience. We view leadership and administrative experience broadly, including traditional administrative roles, the ability to manage a research team, or chairing committees that are vital in achieving the mission of your pharmacy program.
A strong record of scholarship
A strong understanding of all facets (didactic, laboratory, experiential and inter-professional) of pharmacy education
Experience with academic assessment to support ACPE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education) accreditation
Excellent written and oral communications skills
The ability to work with others cooperatively
Full-time academic experience as a tenured faculty member
Maintain an extramurally funded research program
Experience precepting Doctor of Pharmacy students
Experience with distance education
One or more of the following: completion of a post-graduate pharmacy residency or fellowship; advanced clinical credentials (e.g., BCPS certification); a master’s degree in public health, education, or business.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Benefited-includes retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance
Internal Number: 2001374
About North Dakota State University
North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, Research University that provides affordable access to an excellent education at a top-ranked institution. NDSU combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment, educating future leaders who will create solutions to national and global challenges that will shape a better world. NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas, including agricultural sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, psychology and computer sciences. NDSU is fully accredited as an institution by the Higher Learning Commission. The College of Health Professions is composed of four academic units involving six health profession disciplines: (1) the NDSU School of Pharmacy composed of two departments including pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences which are the founding members of the College (established in 1902); (2) the School of Nursing which joined the College in 1969 as an associate degree program, 1986 as a baccalaureate degree program, 2001 with a master’s program, 2005 with a doctor of nursing practice/ family nurse practitioner, and 2014 with NDSU Nursing at Sa...nford Health in Bismarck; (3) the Department of Allied Sciences (Medical Laboratory Science, Radiologic Sciences, and Respiratory Care) joined the College in 2006; and (4) the Department of Public Health joined the College in 2012. . The pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The nursing program is approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Allied Sciences is accredited through its various discipline specific agencies. The public health program is accreditation by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH). Academic degrees offered by the College include: Doctor of Pharmacy, and Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences; Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice; Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care, Medical Laboratory Science, and Radiologic Sciences; Master of Public Health; and several dual degrees including Pharm.D./MBA, Pharm.D./Ph.D., and Pharm.D./MPH.
The City of Fargo is located in Cass County, North Dakota, along the Red River of the North which forms the border between Minnesota and North Dakota. An estimated 122,359 (as of July 2017) people live in Fargo. The greater Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area population is nearly 238,000. Fargo is also listed:
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