For qualifying employees, our benefits include generous paid time off for vacation, holidays (including winter break) and sick leave. We offer medical coverage with alternative care (in-network services covered at 100% after payroll deduction), comprehensive dental, vision plans, 9% contribution to retirement after one year of service with no match required, free mental health appointments, and tuition remission for employees and their dependents. We cover employer paid life, short term disability, and long term disability insurance. On campus benefits include free access to our sports facility and library, with discounts on campus food, bookstore purchases, clinic services, and gear rentals through our outdoor program (kayaks, snow shoes, bikes and more).
2 openings available.
A pharmacy practice faculty member (Assistant or Associate Professor) is responsible for the planning and delivery of assigned coursework within the School of Pharmacy. The University values teaching as the primary endeavor with ever-escalating emphasis on research, and a commitment to, knowledge of, and experience with human diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential dimensions of the tripartite mission, professional practice, recruitment, and new program initiatives. The faculty member is responsible to the Assistant/Associate Dean for Pharmacy Practice and will be actively engaged in the teaching, scholarship, and service missions of Pacific University. The faculty member will have an opportunity to develop, implement and maintain a pharmacy practice site to facilitate experiential training for PharmD candidates. The practice site opportunity is developed in line with the interests of the faculty member to promote their professional growth and scholarly endeavors. The position is offered as an 11-month calendar year extended-term track appointment (i.e., multi-year contract, having at least 60% didactic teaching effort).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, maintain, and administer student-centered curricular material in a broad range of topics related to evidence-based pharmacotherapy and the management of patients and pharmacy practice via lectures, group activities, projects, and experiential education.
Assess teaching, with emphasis on competencies and outcomes, in order to provide continual improvement in student and faculty performances and in student retention for a diverse population
Provide mentoring and advisement to students and, where appropriate, to preceptors throughout the didactic and experiential curriculum for a diverse population
Develop, implement, and maintain a high-quality collaborative pharmacy practice site to facilitate rotations in experiential education (negotiable up to 20%)
Engage in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration, and teaching (i.e., Boyer’s model) in areas appropriate to the appointee’s interest which advances the mission of Pacific University, CHP, and SOP (10% effort)
Participate in various committees in the SOP, CHP, and University to ensure improvement of curricular and student performance (10% effort)
Serve as liaison to the school, college, university, and community for issues relating to SOP and the profession
Office environment resides in a LEED Gold-certified building. Partial remote work allowed. Teaching schedules will be arranged through discussion with the Assistant/Associate Dean for Pharmacy Practice to meet the needs of the program.
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY:
It is the policy of Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military, veteran or Vietnam Era status in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or any other classification protected under state or federal law, or city ordinance. Questions or complaints may be directed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116, email@example.com.
We are dedicated to providing services that are authentic, holistic, equity minded, and responsive. Pacific University continues to develop our equity practices with a particular focus on racial equity.
Studies have shown that candidates that are female and/or BIPOC are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet all of the qualifications they find in the job description. We are seeking the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be a person who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every minimum qualification described or are unsure if your experience could be considered related experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND BEHAVIORS
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited program or terminal degree in an applicable field with pharmacy emphasis and eligibility for pharmacist licensure in Oregon and/or Washington
Completion of a pharmacy practice residency, advanced degree, or equivalent experience (e.g., fellowship, master’s practicum)
Demonstrated high motivation to excel in teaching, scholarship, pharmacy practice, and pharmacy profession
Demonstrated evidence of cultural humility and of fostering diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and in patient care
Demonstrated excellent communication and ability to work effectively as a team member and collaborator with diverse faculty, staff, and students
Demonstrated exemplary patient care skills
Prior academic teaching training or experience, and/or delivery of training programs within diverse healthcare environments, including instructional design and delivery
Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Prior experience in or demonstrated promise for increasing scholarly activity
Prior experience in these general areas will receive highest consideration:
PHARMACY MANAGEMENT, ADMINISTRATION and/or ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP (e.g., medication use and policy, pharmacy law/regulation, US healthcare system, business management, leadership, professional development)
COMMUNITY, AMBULATORY CARE, or HEALTH-SYSTEMS PHARMACY PRACTICE
PRACTICE SKILLS TRAINING (e.g., practice laboratory, case based small group discussion or Team-Based Learning), and the provision of actionable feedback
GENERAL/INTERNAL MEDICINE, with preference given to candidates with backgrounds in infectious disease, critical care, and/or oncology
Pacific University is a small but diverse community, where students thrive in apersonal academic environment. Tracing its roots back to 1849, when it began as aschool for orphans of the Oregon Trail, Pacific has long been devoted to making adifference in people’s lives. Nestled in the valley at the base of the coastal range andMount Hood, the university is only a half hour to the Portland metro center.Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate andprofessional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, optometry, education, healthprofessions and business. Pacific University has campuses in Forest Grove,Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, Ore., as well as an office in Honolulu. In addition,a variety of Pacific University health and eye clinics throughout the Portland areaserve patients and provide students with practical experience.At Pacific University, students and faculty engage in discovery through close,nurturing relationships that provide extraordinary learning experiences.International study, service learning, internships and co-curricular activities havebeen integral parts of the education of nearly 25,000 alumni worldwide who sharein the Boxer spirit.