School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) School of Pharmacy seeks applicants for a full-time, twelve month, non-tenure/tenure track faculty position to join a student-centered, collegial department. Opportunities exist in a number of specialty areas. Rank will be based on qualifications and experience.
UMES is located in rural Maryland and is one of America's most beautiful campuses. The School of Pharmacy and Health Professions currently consists of the following programs: Pharmacy, Exercise Science, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Rehabilitation Services. The Doctor of Pharmacy program offers a small class size (student/faculty ration of about 6:1) and is based on a 3 year accelerated, year round curriculum. The program seeks to provide students with a strong foundation in the pharmaceutical, social/administrative, and clinical sciences. The program emphasizes the provision of high quality patient-centered care and medication therapy management, the development of skills for lifelong learning, and opportunities for multi-cultural development. The faculty, through its teaching, mentoring, and scholarship, work to maximize student potential and to contribute to the advancement of the profession by preparing highly trained, culturally-competent, articulate, and caring pharmacists who are potential leaders and innovators in pharmacy practice and research. The School of Pharmacy achieved ACPE candidate status in 2011 and will graduate the charter class in 2013.
Responsibilities: Provide didactic and experiential education in an area of expertise in the geographic region surrounding the university; participate in direct patient care; develop/maintain a practice site which supports interactions with other health professionals; develop/revise courses in the curriculum; cooperate and coordinate with others in team-taught courses; develop scholarly activity; serve on School and University committees; and participate in regional and/or national professional organizations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) is required. Must have completed a PGY1 or PGY2 residency program or have equivalent clinical experience and be eligible for licensure in the state of the practice site (in the geographic region surrounding the university). Candidates who have expertise in ambulatory care/advanced community practice, drug information, pediatric oncology, or psychiatry will be given preferential consideration. Strong communication, interpersonal and team building skills required. In addition, the candidate must have a commitment to teaching excellence and to encouraging student engagement in the learning process. Prior experience as a faculty member at a school or college of pharmacy is desirable as is demonstrated strength in teaching at the higher education level.
Resume review will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should include a letter of interest (including statements of teaching philosophy, teaching experience, and scholarly interests), curriculum vita and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references. All resume materials should be submitted to the Department of Human Resources, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Bird Hall Building, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Cynthia J. Boyle, Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration. E-mail: email@example.com Telephone: 410 651-7664.
UMES is an EEO/AA employer. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America. Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.