Faculty and Assistant Director – Post BS Doctor of Pharmacy Program

The School of Pharmacy seeks a full-time faculty member to direct and to deliver high quality learning experiences and education for students in the Post BS Doctor of Pharmacy Program. The faculty member will engage in teaching, service and scholarship activities, and works collaboratively with colleagues across the University as well as with the Department Chair and Dean of School of Pharmacy. Additionally, the incumbent provides mentorship to students and contributes to the visibility, impact and reputation of the University and its programs through research and scholarly engagement. The selected candidate will have responsibilities teaching in didactic courses to both undergraduate and graduate students. Subject matters may include different Pharmacotherapeutic Topics. Rank will be commensurate with education and experience.

 

  • Deliver didactic, laboratory and/or experiential instruction via multiple formats (in-person, online, or in a ‘blended’ format) in the Post BS Doctor of Pharmacy Pathway.
  • Provide students with an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria
  • Provide engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered.
  • Support incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion into the curriculum, as well as co-curricular experiences, to broaden the education of students and expand their knowledge of health disparities.
  • Participate in service activities; serve on committees; serve on regional, state, or national organization committees and volunteer activities; represent the program and University in/at community functions; attend School and institutional activities such as Commencement and ceremonies; and support student activities such as health fairs and service projects.
  • Participate in scholarship resulting in conference presentations, publishable manuscripts, peer-reviewed instructional materials, or other outcomes consistent with expectations for scholarly activities described in the Faculty Manual.
  • Use the University’s learning management system to post syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with students.
  • Advise and assist students through office hours or scheduled appointments, by phone or email, and through other University-approved mechanisms.
  • Provide service including student mentoring, ongoing course development, and assessment.
  • Attend and participate in monthly School and Department meetings, University ceremonies, and other major events, and serve as a member of University, School and/or Department committees, as assigned
  • Contribute to periodic reviews and revisions of departmental course offerings.
  • Maintain advanced knowledge in discipline and areas of expertise.
  • Build and maintain relationships with professional organizations involved with the healthcare sector.
  • In addition to standard faculty obligations, the appointed Assistant Director will:
    • Maintain organization, efficiency and order within the program, including: overseeing its daily activities and addressing student inquiries
    • Develop, coordinate, and deliver online-supported courses in the Post BS PharmD program
    • Assure appropriate coverage of program courses in conjunction with the department chair
    • Process lectures for online delivery
    • Maintain efficient directions and support for lecturers who record/participate in the Post BS PharmD Pathway
    • Serve as advisor/preceptor to students in the Post BS PharmD Pathway
    • Work closely with the Office of Admissions to promote student recruitment
    • Assist with payroll needs, maintaining organized files documenting preceptors, lecturers, and facilitators participation each semester
    • Assist with budget needs
    • Maintain relationships with other college departments: Information Services, the Dean of Students Office, the Registrar, and Student Financial Services
    • Assist in assessment and evaluation of program curriculum and implement improvements as needed
    • Assist in organizing and facilitating campus based new student orientation and semester campus visit days
    • Facilitate small group discussions in live and online format for Post BS PharmD courses
    • Maintain excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
    • Supervise and support preceptors who participate in the Post BS PharmD Pathway
    • Supervise and work with adjunct faculty members in the program to develop innovative ways to improve the availability, convenience, and acceptance of the program by current and prospective Post BS PharmD students
  • For successful development and growth of the Post BS PharmD Pathway, the candidate must display proficiency in the use of technology and should have experience with a course or learning management system, preferably Blackboard.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.



Required: 

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in clinical pharmacy practice
  • Teaching experience at the college/university level preferred
  • Commitment to undergraduate, graduate and/or professional education and student success
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Must be able to work independently and effectively interact with a wide array of parties at all levels (students, faculty, administration/staff, alumni, and external constituents, including healthcare industry professionals)
  • Record of scholarly activities commensurate with an academic appointment
  • Evidence of teaching excellence
  • Experience with a course or learning management system, preferably Blackboard
  • Aptitude for learning/adaptability to new technical skills
  • Experience using computer software programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.

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Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. 

 

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates a diverse community. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.

Posted
10/02/2021
Location
Boston, MA 02298, US
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