Posted: April 9, 2015
University of Charleston School of Pharmacy seeks applicants for Assistant / Associate
Professor in the Acute Care - Internal Medicine practice area. The School of Pharmacy is an instrument of the University
of Charleston, designed to prepare pharmacists who will
provide comprehensive patient care, advance the profession through research and
advocacy, and to serve the community as leaders in rural health care. The School fosters active participation of
faculty, staff and students in an agenda of community outreach, advocacy, and
activism as one of the hallmarks of the pharmacy program. The University of Charleston’s Pharmacy School
offers an integrated curriculum that seeks to develop pharmacy practitioners
who are able to effectively communicate with diverse populations and work as an
integral member of the healthcare delivery team.
faculty position is full-time, non-tenure track (rank and salary commensurate with
skills and experience). Faculty members
are expected to support the vision and mission of the School of Pharmacy
through teaching in the professional pharmacy curriculum, providing pharmacy
services to identified clinical practice sites, participating in scholarly
activities, being an active member of School of Pharmacy committees, and
improving patient health outcomes in the state and region. The practice site for this position is at a
local Charleston, WV area hospital.
candidates should have the Pharm.D. degree, completion of a one or two year
pharmacy residency (or equivalent practice experience), and be eligible for
licensure in West Virginia. A high
degree of knowledge of standards and current trends in pharmacy practice, particularly
in the area of acute care and previous academic experience is highly desired.
The University of Charleston School of
Pharmacy boasts many interesting and distinctive assets, including:
School of Pharmacy has an onsite, faculty driven medication & disease
management clinic. Faculty members
participate in direct patient care activities, community outreach and teaching
of pharmacy students in the clinic.
School of Pharmacy supports a Pharmacy Practice and Community Care residency
program providing experience in the development and justification of clinic
practice, and academic training through a teaching certificate program.
position description is listed below.
More complete details are available from the contact person. Additional information regarding the School
of Pharmacy can be found on our website: www.ucwv.edu/Pharmacy
Internal Medicine Practice
successful candidate is responsible for maintaining a clinical practice and
education model with an inpatient rounding medical team at a local Charleston area
hospital. The overall desire is for the
faculty member to be highly integrated into the multi-disciplinary teaching
model. Internal medicine teams may include any combination of an
attending physician, medical residents, interns, and students, as well as, a
clinical pharmacist, pharmacy residents, and fourth year pharmacy
faculty member’s time will involve teaching fourth year pharmacy students and
providing patient-centered services at the practice site, participating in the
education and training of the school’s PGY1 residents and providing didactic
education in the classroom. The faculty member will also be expected to
participate in both scholarship and service activities.
of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is
filled. Interested individuals should
provide a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and three letters of
recommendation (electronic correspondence is encouraged) to:
Practice Department Chair
MacCorkle Avenue SE
West Virginia 25304
Charleston, West Virginia
is the capital and largest city in West Virginia. It is the cultural and economic center of the
state. The city has over 50,000
residents and the surrounding area over 250,000.
University of Charleston (www.ucwv.edu) is located in the state capital of
West Virginia amid magnificent mountains and rivers, with a panoramic view of
the Capitol building across the Kanawha River. UC offers a professional
education in a liberal arts setting to some 1300 undergraduate students and over
360 graduate students. The School of Pharmacy was established in 2006 and
currently is home to approximately 300 students with a class size of
approximately 80 students.
University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.