Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy (LECOM-SOP) is inviting applications for a full–time, 12-month, non-tenure track clinical faculty position in the Distance Education Pathway in Bradenton, FL. The position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. On-campus responsibilities will include didactic teaching in pharmacy practice courses, advising students, serving on school committees, and contributing to the scholarly pursuits of the school. Candidates should be willing to be a part of a dynamic program and supportive collaboration within the school as well as the College of Osteopathic Medicine.
LECOM is a private, not for profit, institution focused on preparing health professionals committed to providing high-quality, ethical, and empathetic patient-centered care to serve the needs of a diverse population. With campuses in Erie and Greensburg, PA, as well as Bradenton, FL. LECOM is currently home to the nation’s largest medical school by matriculation. The School of Pharmacy is fully accredited by ACPE with a curriculum that is delivered in a traditional four year program at Bradenton, FL, a four year distance education pathway, and in an accelerated three year track at the Erie campus. The school offers a very competitive salary and benefits with some research funding, along with time and funding for professional development.
All applicants must complete the online application and upload current CV (curriculum vitae) to the application site. The applicant must also email to firstname.lastname@example.org the following: a letter of intent, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional colleagues who will serve as references.
Qualified individuals should have a Pharm.D. degree, completed a residency and/or an appropriate fellowship training or achieved equivalent experience. Previous teaching experience is preferred. Other qualifications and experience will be considered. Candidate must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Florida.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy
The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) recognized the growing national need for pharmacists and opened the School of Pharmacy in 2002. LECOM believes that new trends in the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum have complementary goals to the total-person, patient-centered care fostered by osteopathic medicine. The LECOM School of Pharmacy has structured its classroom and experiential curriculum to prepare future pharmacists to provide patient care that ensures optimal therapeutic outcomes. The mission of the LECOM School of Pharmacy is to prepare pharmacy professionals committed to providing high-quality, ethical, and empathic patient-centered care to serve the needs of a diverse population. Through the integration of the sciences with critical thinking skills and effective communication, we will prepare future pharmacists to be strong patient advocates and leaders in their communities, in professional associations, and in all venues where pharmacists work from community pharmacies to hospitals, industry and academics. The vision of the LECOM School of Pharmacy is to be the innovative leader in graduating pharmacists who serve as highly skilled clinicians achieving optimal ...therapeutic outcomes in all aspects of pharmaceutical care. LECOM School of Pharmacy is committed to a culture that equally values a nurturing and supportive environment, collaborative practices, community service, dedication to the profession of pharmacy, diversity, excellence in scholarship and teaching, honesty, integrity, leadership, life-long learning, professionalism, quality assurance and continuous quality improvement, and a student-centered environment. LECOM is a single school of pharmacy operating out of two locations situated 1,186 miles apart. Consistent with LECOM’s core value of creating student-centered education, three distinct learning pathways are offered for the Pharm.D. degree providing students the option of choosing a pathway most suited to their learning needs. In Erie, PA, an accelerated three-year pathway is offered enabling students to complete the Pharm.D degree in three calendar years; in Bradenton, FL, students choose the traditional four-year pathway; or students may study online in the four-year, first professional degree distance education pathway. All three curricula offer the same spectrum of didactic courses, credit hours, and experiential education and experiences. The full array of supporting services exists at both campuses. Physical facilities at each campus are state-of-the art and of sufficient size to meet all educational and administrative functions.