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Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice in Community 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 Community Clinical Pharmacy. This 12 month, non-tenured faculty position focuses on providing patient drug therapy and disease state management in a chain pharmacy setting, teaching students, scholarship and service to the College, community and profession.

Responsibility :

  • Provide clinical pharmacy services in a community pharmacy setting at Shop ‘n Save Pharmacies. These clinical services should involve disease state management, including drug therapy evaluation, monitoring, patient education, therapeutic interventions, and clinical documentation in chronic disease management.
  • Complete comprehensive medication reviews and targeted Medication Therapy Management using OutcomesMTM™ and Mirixa®MTM platforms.
  • Organize and conduct health screenings and grocery store tours.
  • Develop/ maintain appropriate sustainability measures (e.g. billing for services, contribution to department metrics) for clinical services.
  • Implement clinical training programs for Shop ‘n Save pharmacists.
  • 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 pharmacy department and 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.


  • Develop visibility as a community care clinical pharmacy practitioner within local, state, and national pharmacy organizations.
  • Develop a focus of scholarship in the area of community care or subspecialty and/or teaching and learning pedagogy.
  • Non-tenure track academic appointment in the College of Pharmacy
  • Faculty development opportunities and structured mentoring programs provided year round with concentration in the first three years of appointment.
  • Professional service and development encouraged and supported.
  • 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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