Academic Post Doctoral Fellow - School of Pharmacy 15755
The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy is seeking applications for a 12-month, post-graduate training opportunity for residency-trained pharmacists (Academic Post Doctoral Fellow) who are interested in a career in academia to obtain advanced teaching, service and research experience at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. The Academic Post Doctoral Fellow is expected to contribute in the areas of teaching, service, and research.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Participate in course development and implementation by serving as co-course coordinator each semester in conjunction with experienced faculty.
Participate in skills/practicum portion of courses, including facilitating practicum sessions, assessment of current practicum sessions, and development of new educational activities.
Assist in the organization, development, facilitation and evaluation of OSCEs throughout the curriculum.
Co-precept PharmD students on academic teaching and ambulatory care rotations (spring semester).
Develop and present large group lectures as needed for various courses.
Develop and present at least one continuing education presentation to pharmacists
Enhance clinical practice skills by participating in patient care in an ambulatory care setting 1.5-2 days per week.
Serve on at least one School of Pharmacy and/or Health Sciences Center committee.
Serve on the School of Pharmacy Assessment Committee and assist with identifying and analyzing assessment data obtained throughout the curriculum.
Participate in interprofessional education (IPE) and population health initiatives in conjunction with service learning projects and student organizations.
Advance pharmacy practice and patient care through advocacy and regulatory affairs via the integral relationship with the WVU SOP Wigner Institute for Advanced Pharmacy Practice, Education and Research and the WV Board of Pharmacy.
Develop and complete two research projects; one related to the scholarship of teaching and learning and one related to clinical practice. Fellow will also be expected to present at a professional meeting and submit at least one manuscript to a peer-reviewed journal prior to the end of the fellowship.
Collaborate with faculty to support the scholarship and research missions of the school.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited institution.
Completion of an ASHP-accredited residency program.
Displays interest in becoming a full-time, part-time, or adjunct faculty member at a college of pharmacy.
Demonstrates excellence in interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work in teams to accomplish programmatic objectives.
High level of enthusiasm for didactic and clinical teaching, and the interpersonal skills needed for interacting effectively with students and faculty.
Demonstrates commitment to the professional development of students.
Strong commitment to the growth of the profession evidenced by passion for the profession, teaching and curricular development.
Organizational, and time management skills.
Licensed pharmacist or eligible for licensure in West Virginia.
Letter of Interest
Three Professional References
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Nov 30, 2020
Posting Classification: FE/AP
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 214446
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.