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Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice in Ambulatory Care

(Posted on: 12/13/2016)

General Description :

We are seeking the right individual to serve as Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice in the clinical area of Ambulatory Care.  This 12 month, non-tenured faculty position focuses on providing ambulatory care pharmacy services at a partner hospital/clinic, teaching students, scholarship and service to the College, community and profession.

Responsibility :

  • Provide patient-centered, evidence-based, interprofessional patient care services within an internal medicine service. 
  • Document clinical pharmacy services in the medical record, as appropriate.
  • Develop/ maintain appropriate sustainability measures (e.g. billing for services, contribution to department metrics) for clinical services.
  • Participate in quality assurance activities (e.g., drug utilization evaluations, measures of clinical pharmacist’s impact on drug therapy, etc.).
  • Establish/maintain an advanced clinical practice suitable for educating and training Doctor of Pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with other members of the healthcare team. 
  • Provide didactic lectures in pharmacy practice courses.
  • Facilitate case-based discussion in small and large group settings. 
  • Assess student performance during skills lab, practicums and objective structured clinical exams. 
  • Precept pharmacy students on introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences.
  • Precept PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents.
  • Develop visibility as an ambulatory care clinical pharmacy practitioner within local, state, and national pharmacy organizations.
  • Develop a focus of scholarship in an area of ambulatory care or subspecialty and/or teaching and learning pedagogy.
  • Academic appointment as assistant or associate professor in the non-tenure track, commensurate with experience.
  • Faculty development opportunities and structured mentoring programs provided year-round.
  • Serve as a member of applicable division, College, and practice site committees.
  • Office space at College of Pharmacy, notebook computer, faculty development funds, and eligibility for competitive College research/teaching incentive grants provided.

Education :

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree; at least one year of residency training with an emphasis in community care; PGY2 residency preferred 
  • Teaching experience consistent with appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level
  • Eligibility for Missouri pharmacist licensure and board certification in pharmacotherapy or ambulatory care
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to College Mission, Vision and Values including a commitment to inclusion and diveristy.

Application Instructions :

For consideration complete the online application and provide three documents in Word or PDF format:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Supporting documents:  
    • Cover letter,
    • teaching statement (2 page limit),
    • research interests statement (1 page limit)
    • names and contact information (e-mail and phone number) for at least three professional references
  3. Official Transcripts and three letters of recommendation.  Please send these directly to

AA/EOE Statement: St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/M/F/V/D

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