The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy invites applications for an Assistant/Associate/ Professor, Associate Director of Experiential Learning in the appointment stream. The incumbent will work with the director and coordinator to achieve the full range of responsibilities, which include and are not limited to engaging with preceptors locally and around the world, students, working with the Experiential Learning Team as well as assuring the development and delivery of preceptor training with continuing education.
Together, the Experiential Learning Team is accountable for the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences, as well as maintaining compliance with Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education accreditation standards.
Among the responsibilities of the associate director are ongoing development, management and coordination of the professional experience program, including instruction and logistical operations. The associate director will interface with faculty course coordinators of year-specific experiential education courses to assure continuity and curricular integrity and will collaborate with the director of and other faculty on quality improvement initiatives. The associate director will be responsible for recruiting, developing, evaluating, and retaining practitioners as preceptors and selecting exemplary experiential learning environments. The associate director will support and develop interprofessional learning experiences for students.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is one of six health science schools located on the Oakland Campus. The School of Pharmacy is affiliated with the internationally renowned UPMC, the region’s largest and acclaimed network of tertiary, specialty, and community hospitals. Collectively, these educational, research, and clinical facilities provide one of the nation’s most complete health centers for health sciences research, patient care, and teaching.
The ideal applicant will have an earned a professional pharmacy degree, have at least five years of practice and/or professional experience and hold or be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in Pennsylvania. The incumbent will work extensively with all PharmD students and preceptors. Experience working with diverse populations is preferred. Faculty rank and salary for this calendar-year appointment is dependent on experience and qualifications.
Applicants will need to apply online to the University of Pittsburgh Talent Center at: https://www.join.pitt.edu/. Applicants will also need to submit a letter of intent, a diversity statement, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Kerry Empey; University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy; Phone: 412-648-9629 ; and Email: email@example.com.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.
About University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
The Pittsburgh campus serves as the home of both the University of Pittsburgh and its partner, UPMC. One of the leading nonprofit health systems in the United States, UPMC and its member hospitals collaborate with Pitt's schools of the health sciences to advance the quality and efficiency of transplantation, oncology, and psychiatry, among other specialties.
The University of Pittsburgh is a leader in education, clinical care, and research – ranking number four in overall NIH funding – a universally recognized benchmark of research excellence. Pitt is ranked #18 in top Public Schools according to Forbes list and is among the top universities in the world. U.S. News ranks Pitt as among one of the top best global universities and best schools for Pharmacology ranking 9th for best graduate school for pharmacy.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is in partnership with UPMC which is a truly cohesive health delivery system, with centers of excellence in transplant, cancer, neurosurgery, psychiatry, rehab, geriatrics, and women’s health. It has top-ranked hospitals and service lines. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside is ranked #1 in Pennsylvania and #15 in the nation, ...and is one of only nine hospitals ranked in the nation’s top 20 of America’s Best Hospitals for 10 years in a row by U.S. News & World Report. UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is ranked in the nation’s top 10 of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.