Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences seeks applicants for a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice within the Department of Pharmacy Practice (ambulatory care). The FDU School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences prepares pharmacists who will provide patient-centered care, advance the pharmacy profession through research and patient and public health advocacy, as well as serve as future health care leaders. FDU School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers an integrated curriculum that seeks to develop pharmacy practitioners who are able to effectively communicate with diverse populations and work as integral members of interprofessional health care teams. Further, the School offers a concurrent Master’s degree program to qualified pharmacy students.
The clinical faculty position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track appointment (rank and salary commensurate with skills and experience). Faculty members are expected to support the FDU School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences vision through teaching in the didactic and experiential professional pharmacy curriculum, developing a research agenda within their discipline and providing service to the School and University at large.
This position will be affiliated with an ambulatory care clinical practice site that is seeking a clinical pharmacy practice faculty member to participate in direct patient care. It is expected that clinical assistant professor will maintain active interdisciplinary practice at their assigned clinical site. Primary responsibilities of a faculty member at the clinical site will include educating Fairleigh Dickinson University students, residents (if applicable), and pharmacy staff, providing and documenting pharmacotherapeutic interventions/pharmacy consultations, providing patient counseling/medication reconciliation, documenting medication errors/adverse drug reactions, and participating in quality improvement initiatives as assigned by the director of pharmacy at the clinical site.
Current sites include:
Outpatient clinical affiliated with Ocean Medical Center in Brick, NJ (internal medicine clinic, all common adult disease states, e.g. DM, HTN, dyslipidemia, etc).
Outpatient clinic affiliated with Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ (primarily CHF, cardiology, with possibility to explore DM/endocrine clinic)
About Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
The Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is one of only two degree-granting pharmacy schools in New Jersey, and is the first in the state to be associated with a private university.The School’s dynamic program of study integrates the very best practices in pharmacy education today.The mission of FDU’s School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is to create a values-based, student-centered learning experience that prepares graduates who are committed to improving the health of individuals and populations through leadership roles in pharmacy practice, health care research, and related health care fields.Our Pharmacy Program vision is to prepare future pharmacists for diverse roles across the health care continuum through a culture of learning, scholarship, innovation, advocacy, and leadership.