Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 21, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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Position Number F60200 Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Open Working Title Assistant Professor or Associate Professor School/Unit School of Pharmacy Department Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Non-Tenure Eligible Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit

The mission of the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science is to educate professional Pharm.D. and graduate students and to conduct research on medication use that will result in the advancement of the profession and improvements in the quality of health care. The Department provides Pharm.D. and graduate students with courses and research experiences that prepare them for their professional careers. The Department is committed to enhance diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Finally, Department faculty have a responsibility to provide service to their profession and to the university community.

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal

VCU School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science enthusiastically invites you to apply for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in Adult Medicine at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The incumbent will coordinate courses and teach in the Pharmacotherapeutics course modules, Foundations of Pharmacy Practice Laboratory course sequence. While teaching students during their Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences the incumbent will provide clinical services in Adult Internal Medicine at VCU Health System. In addition, this position includes developing, implementing and teaching instructional courses related to contemporary professional pharmacy practice.

Position Responsibilities

Faculty member will have teaching responsibilities in numerous courses associated with the Clinical Therapeutics Modules, the Pharmaceutical Care Foundations Labs, and other courses that fall within the candidate’s Adult Medicine pharmacy practice.

Faculty member will contribute to the scholarship mission of the School of Pharmacy by publishing peer-reviewed manuscripts and conducting patient-oriented or outcomes research in health-system pharmacy.

Faculty member will serve on departmental, School, and/or University committees as necessary, as well as in a professional capacity in their field (e.g., reviewer, conference organizer, etc.).

The faculty member will provide clinical pharmacy services in Adult Internal Medicine to the VCU Health System.

Required Qualifications

• Doctor of Pharmacy Degree or equivalent, PGY -2 residency training or equivalent practice experience in Adult Internal Medicine.

• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU .

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Pharmacist licensure or eligibility for licensure in Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications

• Classroom and/or experiential teaching experience.

Date Posted 12/18/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 03/01/2021 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information

Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, diversity statement and contact information of three references. Reference letters are welcomed and should be included, if available. Application materials must be uploaded to

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

Posted Salary Quick Link Diversity Statement Information For more information on diversity statements, including guidelines, please click here . Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter - 1
  3. Reference Letter - 2
  4. Reference Letter - 3
  5. Publications

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