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Non-Tenure Track Faculty -Acute Care Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration University o

University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Pharmacy
Missouri, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Applications are invited for a non-tenure-track, 12-month faculty appointment in the Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at the Missouri State University site of the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy. This faculty position at the Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor rank will support the educational and the patient care missions of the UMKC School of Pharmacy at the Mercy Hospital Springfield Missouri.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing pharmacy patient care services as a member of an interprofessional care team in a private hospital. Clinical responsibilities will involve the provision of quality and innovative pharmacy inpatient services that ensure rational and safe drug therapy. Duties will include patient care to improve therapeutic outcomes and achieve benchmarks, chronic disease management, patient medication and wellness education, medication adherence activities, and the provision of interdisciplinary education. Academic responsibilities include didactic lecturing, provision of interprofessional education, elective course instruction and/or development, skills based assessment, the provision of experiential education, and mentoring pharmacy residents. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the creative and scholarly pursuits of the Division. Service to the UMKC School of Pharmacy, the School, its Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, the University and profession are expected through participation in faculty meetings, service on School committees, and participation in state and national professional organizations.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and patient care skills are essential. Candidates should also possess a collegial approach to their work; a passion for practice and education and a desire to produce scholarly works. Candidates must have earned the Pharm. D. with post-doctoral residency and/or fellowship training or equivalent experience and be eligible for Missouri licensure. Candidates with a PGY2 or equivalent experience are preferred.

The UMKC School of Pharmacy’s mission is to educate, innovate, discover, engage, and serve to improve health. The UMKC School of Pharmacy site at Missouri State University provides ease of access to an in-state, public pharmacy program for students residing in the southwest region of Missouri, and seeks to serve the needs of Missouri citizens by educating and training pharmacy students and augment pharmacy practice and services in a rural area of the state. Founded in 1891,  Mercy Hospital Springfield is an 886-bed hospital that serves southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas. The hospital is home to a Missouri and Arkansas designated Level I Trauma Center & Burn Center, a dedicated Children’s Hospital, Cancer Center, Level III Neonatal ICU, Heart Institute, and a nationally-certified Stroke Center.

Rank and salary are negotiable and commensurate with experience. The position is available January 1, 2022. Please visit the website at for the required qualifications and additional information about the position or to register and submit vita online. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must state their current visa and residency status.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America. Equal Opportunity is and shall be also provided for all students and applicants for admission in compliance with existing legislation. 

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