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Clinical Assistant Professor - School of Pharmacy (Charleston Division)

West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 18, 2024

Job Details

Director, West Virginia Poison Center and
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy
West Virginia University

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for this full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty appointment in the School of Pharmacy with administrative, teaching, and clinical responsibilities at the WV Poison Center (WVPC) in Charleston, WV. This position is funded by the School of Pharmacy and the WVPC.

Responsibilities: The main administrative and service responsibilities of this position are to serve as the Director of the WVPC. Teaching within the West Virginia University (WVU) Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program is an essential component of this position and will include didactic instruction and experiential precepting with a focus on toxicology and emergency preparedness. The faculty member will be expected to participate in, and occasionally lead various School of Pharmacy committees. The faculty member also has research/scholarship responsibilities, which include publishing, conference presentations, and obtaining grant and external funding to maintain WV Poison Center operations.

Qualifications :

With the specialized nature of this position, the following are required:
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited institution.
  • Completion of a Pharmacy residency program.
  • Completion of a Clinical Toxicology Fellowship.
  • Diplomate status of the American Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT); if status has not been achieved, the candidate must have submitted credentialing documents to the American Board of Applied Toxicology with successful passing of the examination within two attempts to maintain this position.
  • Pharmacy licensure in West Virginia will be required.
  • Excellent personnel, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work with individuals inside and outside of West Virginia University to meet programmatic goals.
Institution and Location: West Virginia University is a land grant, Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 23,000 undergraduate, 5,000 graduate, and 1,600 professional students. The Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. This faculty position will be housed in the WVU Charleston Health Sciences Campus, which includes the WVPC. Periodic travel to the Morgantown campus is required.
WVU's Charleston Health Sciences campus is a regional campus of the West Virginia University located in the state’s capital city. WVU students from various health-related degree programs receive education and training on this campus in WVU-affiliated clinics and at the Charleston Area Medical Center.

Applications: Interested candidates are asked to please submit an online application at:

Requirements include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, references, and a background check. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For inquiries or additional information, please contact: Douglas Slain, PharmD, Department Chairperson, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, PO Box 9520, Morgantown, WV 26506; email:, telephone (304) 293-1462.

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley — the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is core to WVU’s academic mission. We welcome candidates who can contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.


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