The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, Division of
Experience Programs, is seeking a permanent full-time academic
calendar faculty member at the Public Service Assistant rank. This
position will report to the Assistant Dean for Experience Programs
within the Division of Experience Programs of the College of
Pharmacy. See the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointments
and Promotions for Public Service and Outreach Academic Rank for
information regarding the Public Service faculty ranks.
The primary functions of the position are to: (1) oversee,
manage and evaluate the ambulatory care and pharmacy residency
introductory pharmacy practice experiences (IPPEs); (2) develop and
maintain a practice site that serves as the primary site for the
ambulatory care IPPE as well as ambulatory care APPEs; and (3)
provide instruction in Doctor of Pharmacy required and elective
courses, including experiential, laboratory and didactic courses.
The anticipated start date for the position is 10/15/2021.
- Oversee the organization, development, implementation and
delivery of the following introductory pharmacy practice
experiences (IPPEs): ambulatory care and pharmacy residency
- Develop and maintain a high-quality practice site to serve as
the primary site for the ambulatory care IPPE.
- Develop and maintain local and statewide community partnerships
to facilitate the delivery of the
assigned IPPE programs.
- Collaborate with College of Pharmacy faculty to ensure adequate
preparation through didactic and lab courses to maximize the
student’s IPPE experience.
- Oversee the consistency of IPPE experience outcomes
through assessment, evaluation, and appropriate
modifications/remediation (if necessary) of students, preceptors,
sites, and program activities.
- Serve as a liaison between College of Pharmacy faculty, staff,
and students related to the assigned IPPE programs.
- Develop and offer an advanced pharmacy practice experience in
- Provide instruction in Doctor of Pharmacy required and elective
courses, including didactic, laboratory and experiential
training. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting
with the development, administration, and teaching in other
Experience Programs initiatives as needed such as immunizations,
standardized patients, and labs.
- Initiate, develop, and publish educational based scholarship
The successful candidate will:
1. Understand trends and issues affecting the practice of pharmacy
in community, hospital, ambulatory, and non-traditional
2. Understand requirements and procedures necessary for placement
of students and faculty in experiential training settings.
3. Develop professional relationships with local, state, regional,
and national leaders in areas of pharmacy and healthcare.
4. Have a working knowledge of university and college requirements
related to course coordination, student progression, registration,
grading and evaluation.
5. Effectively communicate experience program policies and
procedures to associated faculty, staff, students, pharmacists and
other health care providers.
6. Provide advice and counsel to students to facilitate their
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess
a Pharm.D. degree and eligibility for pharmacy licensure in the
State of Georgia is required, with the attainment of a Georgia
pharmacist license within 6 months from the date of hire.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference is given to
candidates having completed an ASHP-accredited residency in an
applicable area or equivalent experience (three years of
professional pharmacy experience). Practice and familiarity with
pharmacy teaching, administration/management, health care industry
and technology are also preferred.
Applications received by 9/30/2021 are assured full
consideration; however, applications will continue to be accepted
until the position is filled. Applicants must submit the below
listed documents online at:
(1) curriculum vitae;
(2) brief (1 – 2 page) summary of clinical practice, teaching
experience, and scholarship interests;
(3) Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at
least three professional references.
Questions regarding the position should be directed to: Lori J.
Duke, Pharm.D., Assistant Dean for Experience Programs, University
of Georgia, College of Pharmacy, Athens, Georgia 30602-2351, Phone:
(706) 542-5315; Fax: (706) 542-6022, E-mail: LJDuke@uga.edu.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity,
sexual orientation or protected veteran status.