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Assistant Clinical Faculty, Skaggs School of Pharmacy

University of Montana
Missoula, Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 15, 2024

Job Details

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Assistant Clinical Faculty

The Skaggs School of Pharmacy (SSOP) at the University of Montana invites applications for two (2) full-time, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Pharmacy Practice beginning July 1, 2024.

Successful candidates will be expected to devote approximately 50% effort to clinical services and precepting for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience students. Potential clinical practice sites include ambulatory care practice within a Federally Qualified Health Center with established clinical pharmacy services in a busy outpatient clinic affiliated with the Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana , or a small community hospital with an affiliated outpatient clinic and potential for close collaboration with cardiology for pharmacy program development. Successful candidates will allocate the remaining 50% of their effort to didactic teaching responsibilities in clinical therapeutics and pharmacy practice courses additional experiential program support. Teaching efforts may include the development and/or coordination of courses and teaching labs, and other pharmacy practice courses as assigned by Chair/Dean within the expertise of the successful candidate. The faculty member should also expect to contribute service efforts to the activities of the School and University and should strive to contribute to the growth of the profession through service on a local, regional and/or national level. Service may also include effort at the clinical practice site that is aligned with site goals, potential clinical research and/or patient – care activities that advance pharmacist - driven care.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

Position Details

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice – Ambulatory Care (2 Openings)
Position Type: Non-Tenure track in the Pharmacy Practice Department, Skaggs School of Pharmacy
Schedule: Full time fiscal year (12 months)
Salary: Salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications
Benefits: health insurance package, retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program

Required Qualifications:
  • Hold a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from an ACPE-accredited institution or equivalent degree
  • Successful completion of a PGY-1 residency or equivalent fellowship -or- a minimum of three (3) years of relevant pharmacy experience
  • Eligible for pharmacy licensure in the state of Montana
  • Eligible to precept pharmacy students in the state of Montana
  • Possess excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in education of pharmacy students or other health profession students
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Possession or eligibility for Board Certification in Ambulatory Care (BCACP), Pharmacotherapy (BCPS), Cardiology (BCCP), or other BPS-recognized specialty certification
  • Possession of focused certification in specific areas of chronic disease medication management (e.g., diabetes management, asthma education, medication therapy management)
About UM and the Department of Pharmacy Practice

The University of Montana is a flagship, R1 research institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains where three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.

The Department of Pharmacy Practice is comprised of 13 tenure track faculty and 5 non-tenure track faculty and fellows and numerous clinical instructors and affiliates located throughout the state of Montana. Students complete all required APPEs in the state and can choose to complete elective APPEs either in state or out of state. Class size is capped at 65 students, which allows for better interaction and learning experiences. For more information on The University of Montana and the Skaggs School of Pharmacy, please visit .

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment. In accordance with university policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference - Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References - *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing - Individual hiring departments at UM-M may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility - All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).


Priority Application Date: Sunday, February 11, 2024 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)

Complete applications received by this date will be guaranteed consideration, but applications may be considered after this date. To receive full consideration, candidates are required to submit all of the following materials.

This position will remain OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Please submit the following application materials by clicking "New Resume/CV" button. Please do not apply through*.
  • Cover letter addressing the stated required skills for the position and primary faculty responsibilities in teaching and service
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing education and describing work experience
  • Three (3) professional references - Names and contact information
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Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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