Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is seeking a 12-month, non-tenure track faculty, at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, for an exciting position located at the College’s Vermont Campus in Colchester, VT. The faculty member will participate in both didactic and clinical teaching. Clinical practice opportunities are possible in internal medicine and its sub-specialties OR with Neurology Critical Care and will build on an established clinical relationship with the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC). The faculty member will engage in scholarship relevant to the innovations they develop in pharmacy practice or teaching and learning.
Major Duties & Responsibilities: The faculty member will maintain active didactic and experiential teaching assignments and College service commensurate with rank and experience. Didactic teaching assignments will reflect the professional expertise of the faculty member and may include integrated therapeutics lectures, clinical patient- and physical assessment techniques in pharmacy skills courses, and application of knowledge in a small classroom environment. Clinical practice and experiential teaching will be coordinated with an established medical partner of the College, and afford the faculty the opportunity to provide direct-patient care services in the ambulatory environment.
Responsibilities include: • Develop and maintain a clinical practice with an established partner of the College • Provide experiential education opportunities for fourth professional-year PharmD students • Develop and deliver high-level, engaging didactic lessons within assigned courses • Coordinate and manage the deployment of required and elective courses as assigned • Attend/participate in monthly Department of Pharmacy Practice department meetings and other committee meetings as per assigned service • Advise pharmacy students as assigned • Perform teaching responsibilities as assigned by Pharmacy Practice Department Chair and Vice Chair • Engage in scholarly activity relevant to their practice and teaching assignments
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Knowledge of teaching and learning pedagogy and student success initiatives. • Knowledge of academic programming related to pharmacy education. • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives, and exercise independent judgment. • Ability to communicate and present information effectively to internal and external audiences. • Ability to multi-task, develop and present workshops or training, and to advise and guide students specific to pharmacy learning opportunities. • Demonstrates a positive attitude and work ethic. • Observes schedules and meets assignment deadlines. • Demonstrates willingness to learn/enhance skills needed to perform responsibilities.
Education and Experience:
• Pharm.D. • Eligibility for pharmacy licensure in VT • PGY1 residency experience
• Experience with delivering direct patient management in an advanced pharmacy practice setting is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Internal Number: Fac0632014
About Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is committed to graduating the best health care minds in the world, with an array of degree programs designed to help students succeed in pharmacy and other health related fields.There are approximately 1,700 students enrolled at the College and more than 150 full- and part-time faculty. The College’s main campus is located in Albany, New York. Its satellite campus is in Colchester, Vermont, and is home to the only pharmacy program in the state.According to the College Scorecard, the median salary of ACPHS students ten years after entering school is $110,600.The ACPHS experience is one that combines quality academics, experiential learning, personalized attention, and a strong emphasis on service – all of which help our students grow personally and develop into talented and trusted professionals.ACPHS has long been regarded for its Doctor of Pharmacy program which remains the school’s core program. In recent years, the College has expanded its academic offerings to include six bachelor’s programs and five master’s programs in the health sciences.Opportunities exist for students within each of these programs to work side-by-side... with faculty on groundbreaking research in areas such as cancer, infectious disease, and obesity.These opportunities, along with access to resources such as the cutting edge Pharmaceutical Research Institute, are part of what distinguishes ACPHS from other colleges and universities.The academic experience at the College is complemented by numerous community service initiatives, including the ACPHS Academy, an afterschool science enrichment program for students beginning in the third grade.Further shaping the student experience is the recently formed Office of Global Initiatives, which helps facilitate a range of global experiences to countries in Asia, Africa, and Central and South America.Graduates of the College are prepared for a range of careers such as: biochemist, clinical laboratory scientist, consumer safety officer, drug information specialist, environmental toxicologist, health policy analyst, hospital administrator, pharmacist, physician, physician assistant and research scientist.Graduates are also well positioned to continue their education in graduate or professional schools.