Location: On-site at the University of Maryland School of
Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is conducting an open
search for a School Assistant or Associate Professor, non-tenure
track, in the Department of Practice, Sciences and Health Outcomes
Research. This position requires teaching, practice, service to the
school, campus and the profession, and scholarly activity as a
geriatrics practice specialist.
The position is a full-time, 12-month appointment based at our
Baltimore campus. In addition to teaching, service, and scholarly
activity, this faculty member will provide leadership within the
Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging. The faculty of the Lamy
Center are committed to improving older adults’ drug therapy and
promoting healthy aging through innovative research, education, and
The University of Maryland, Baltimore campus houses schools of
Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, Law, and Dentistry. The
University of Maryland enjoys an excellent established record of
accomplishment of successful collaboration for interprofessional
practice and research collaborations with the other professional
schools on campus.
This position is responsible to the Chair of the Department of
Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research (P-SHOR). Clinical
and research reporting responsibility is shared with the Executive
Director of the Lamy Center and the Chair. Teaching reporting
responsibility is to the Chair of the Department through the Vice
Chair for Education.
UMB CORE VALUES
Respect & Integrity, Well-Being & Sustainability, Equity
& Justice, and Innovation & Discovery
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
We believe every person brings with them unique strengths,
experiences, and perspectives and we value these differences. One
of our best opportunities to deliver a workplace that is diverse,
inclusive, and focused on equality is to hire candidates who share
The successful candidate for this position will be able to describe
and demonstrate their commitment to diversity, equity, and
inclusiveness as well as how they contribute to a respectful,
- Ability to teach a broad range of topics related to pharmacy,
interprofessional care and age-related diseases and syndromes
across care settings. Teaching responsibilities will be determined
in discussions with the Vice Chair for Education.
- Provide pathophysiology and pharmacotherapeutics instruction in
didactic courses in our entry-level PharmD program.
- Develop and teach in advanced pharmacy practice experiences for
pharmacy students, residents and fellows at the clinical site.
- Provide clinical education in an acute, long-term care or
ambulatory care setting to students (pharmacy, medicine, and
nursing), residents/fellows (pharmacy and medicine), pharmacists,
nurses, physicians and other healthcare providers, patients, and
- Develop active practice at a clinical site consistent with area
- The clinical faculty member will provide clinical pharmacy
services to older adults.
- Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
- Participating in direct patient care with the Lamy Center and
its affiliate clinical contracts.
- Assisting with medication management outlined within the
clinical protocols and collaborative practice agreements at the
- Ensuring compliance with established clinical protocols and
- Assisting with clinical reports and tracking of services
- Expected to develop and/or participate in externally funded
research projects. The successful candidate will also be expected
to engage in aging research, in an area including but not limited
to clinical geriatrics related to a specific disease state,
deprescribing, comparative effectiveness research, health services
and outcomes research, and/or pharmacoepidemiology.
- Scholarly activity is required; publication and presentation of
work is expected.
- Scholarly activity supports the efforts of the Lamy Center
which may be pursued either independently or in collaboration with
other schools, departments, or campus faculty.
SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL, AND PUBLIC
- Participate in appropriate faculty activities (e.g., faculty
assembly, department meetings, faculty committees), professional
organizations, and other endeavors.
An earned Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school
of pharmacy plus 2 years of post-graduate training (residency,
fellowship, or equivalent experience), and teaching experience are
required. Eligibility for a Maryland Pharmacy licensure is
required. Excellent communication and patient skills are essential.
Board certification (e.g., Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist
“BCGP,” Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist “BCPS”) and
evidence of scholarship are preferred.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
Professional conduct in all dealings with students, faculty, or
Communications - Knowledge of communication and dissemination
techniques and methods.
This includes alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and
Education - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum
design principals evidence- based teaching and instruction for
individuals and groups, and knowledge of measurement and
Initiative - Willing and able to take on responsibilities and
Leadership - Willing and able to lead; take charge and offer
opinions and direction.
Learning Strategies - Selecting and using instructional methods and
procedures appropriate in the discipline family when learning or
teaching new things.
Strong interpersonal abilities with excellent verbal and written
communication skills to effectively communicate with students,
staff, faculty, and standardized patients.
Monitoring - Monitoring/assessing curricula to make improvements or
take corrective action.
Stress Tolerance - Ability to accept criticism and deal calmly and
effectively with high stress situations.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates must apply online through the UMB Online
Recruitment System and submit an initial application that includes
a letter of intent (reference Position Number 05-179-100),
curriculum vitae (signed and dated), statement of teaching
philosophy, statement of scholarly interests, and names and contact
information of at least three references. Shortlisted candidates
will be required to submit three letters of recommendation from
reviewers external to the University of Maryland School of
Pharmacy. In addition to applying online, interested candidates may
also send application materials to:
Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, FASCP
, The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy
and Aging &
, Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Rank and salary will be commensurate with education, training and
experience and includes a generous benefits package. The
anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2023.
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recommendations related to COVID-19 vaccinations and booster doses.
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settings or at clinical or field sites continue to be subject to
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