Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Lab
At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to
advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved
communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our
institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity
and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the
campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different
ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates
develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will
benefit them throughout their lives.
Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians,
health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a
“whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just
symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with
it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of
healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main
campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in
Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in
Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to
approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented
manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated
healthcare settings with other health professionals. At
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a
caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the
PCOM experience the best possible for our students.
We are currently seeking to fill our Assistant/Associate Professor
and Director of Lab Simulations position at the Georgia campus with
a highly qualified and passionate individual.
The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s College of
Pharmacy is committed to preparing pharmacists for the
ever-changing landscape of healthcare. We are looking for
proactive, engaged, and innovative individuals to help define and
shape the future of our pharmacy profession.
Hired individuals will have the responsibility to contribute to the
college’s mission of scholarship through collaborative,
practice-based research, and advancement of the profession through
Faculty members will develop meaningful relationships with students
for academic, career, and personal advising. All faculty members
contribute to the Department and College through service activities
including participation on committees and other service activities
of the institution.
This position will have primary teaching responsibilities in the
didactic curriculum of the PharmD program that include but are not
limited to coordinating and teaching the Patient Care Skills labs
in the curriculum. Duties include:
- Ensure Patient Care Skills Labs achieve course objectives,
program outcomes while incorporating current best practices and
- Supervise the general operation of the laboratories to provide a
wide variety of experiences.
- Act as the primary contact for scheduling OSCEs, OSPPEs and
standardized patients with the simulation center.
- Oversee the regular maintenance and repair of all equipment in
the pharmacy laboratories.
- Communicate effectively with manufactures regarding maintenance,
repair and technology updates.
- Organize and restock laboratory supplies.
- Monitor and prepare laboratory budget.
- Provide recommendations for equipment and supply purchasing
anticipating future changes in technology.
- Ensures safety for all laboratory users.
- Maintain laboratories to meet state regulations and accreditation
- Maintenance of college’s teaching, research and service
expectations consistent with the faculty rank.
Required Skills :
· Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal
· Experience or evidence of interest in innovative teaching
· A willingness and potential to contribute to the research and
service missions of the school and college are essential.
Minimum Qualifications :
· A PharmD degree and minimum three (3) years of experience as a
hospital pharmacist is required. A PGY1 residency may substitute
for 1 year to fulfill this requirement.
· The individual must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a
pharmacist in the State of Georgia.
Preferred Qualifications :
· Five (5) years of experience as a hospital pharmacist.
· PGY1 residency
· Experience in academia.
· Experience in a variety of practice settings, e.g. long-term
care/home infusion and/or community practice.
PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that
prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic
origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any
other legally protected class.