Clinical Assistant Professor

## Position Overview
The University of Kansas, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position on its campus in Wichita, KS. The Department invites applications from persons with interest and expertise in ambulatory care. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and delivering clinical services within a School of Medicine-affiliated interprofessional Family Medicine Resident Clinic and teaching in the didactic and experiential pharmacy practice curriculum. Strong candidates will have completed advanced training in an ambulatory care residency program, hold board certification in ambulatory care or pharmacotherapy, have completed a teaching certificate program or have equivalent teaching experience in the didactic or experiential setting and possess the ability to initiate clinical pharmacy services in an ambulatory care clinic. The position is a 12-month full-time, clinical track (non-tenured) position at the clinical assistant or associate professor level. The Department of Pharmacy Practice expects its faculty to contribute to the mission and goals of the Department and School in each of the areas of teaching, scholarship and service. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and expertise of the individual.
Special consideration will be given to the applicants committed to excellence who can contribute to the University's innovative, collaborative, multidisciplinary and interprofessional initiatives to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that will change the world. Visit http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives .
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start date of the position and be licensed as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Kansas or must obtain licensure through the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy within 90 days of date of hire.
## Job Description
50% Teaching : The position will be responsible for the coordination, instruction, and completion of didactic courses in the Pharmacy School curriculum for the Pharm.D. program and serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and pharmacy residents during experiential rotations. Primary teaching responsibilities will include core and elective courses within Department of Pharmacy Practice courses.
20% Clinical Practice : Direct the continued development and advancement of clinical pharmacy services at an interprofessional Family Medicine Resident clinic affiliated with the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita Family Medicine Residency Program. Serve as pharmacotherapy expert for the clinic. Consult with residents, attending physicians and patients on complex medication regimens, polypharmacy related issues and difficult to manage disease states. Facilitate interprofessional learning between student pharmacists, medical residents, pharmacy residents, medical students and other allied health professions students. The successful candidate is expected to provide direct patient care and develop solid working relationships with the clinic medical team, pharmacy personnel within the affiliated medical center and faculty colleagues at the practice site. This person will also contribute to the clinic?s ongoing improvements in quality of patient care and aid in optimizing workflows to support the academic functions of clinic to serve as a clinical rotation site for pharmacy students and residents.
15% Service: The position will support the Profession, University, School of Pharmacy, and Department through their involvement and leadership roles with various committees and organizations. This may include, but is not limited to, serving and chairing University, School of Pharmacy and Department committees, holding elected positions in professional organizations, and serving on local, state and national professional organization committees. Other responsibilities may involve serving as an adviser for pharmacy student organizations within the School and refereeing for journals, professional association meeting materials, and/or granting agencies. Lastly, clinical track positions shall serve their communities as a valued health care professional and citizen by providing community education and professional lectures.
15% Research and Scholarship : Research and scholarly activity is expected of the position; however, this is not the primary focus of the Clinical Track positions. Because of their teaching and professional obligations, Clinical Track positions may publish in different forms (peer and non-peer review). Examples include, but are not limited to, the publication of articles, abstracts and textbook chapters; presentations at local, state and national professional meetings; and invited lectures or presentations. In addition, the position is expected to conduct practice based research and generate funding to support this research. This support may be obtained via practice plan or direct grant support for research projects conducted by the position and practice site. An area of particular research interest to the department and school is the benefits of early clinical pharmacy intervention on patient outcomes in urban and rural ambulatory practice settings.
## Required Qualifications
1) A terminal degree (Pharm.D. or equivalent) in their field.
2) The completion of advanced training through a residency program or a minimum of 3 years of relevant clinical experience.
3) Current licensure or attainment of licensure as a Registered Pharmacist through the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy within 90 days of hire.
4) Display excellent communication skills as evident in application material
## Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete electronic application should include the following:
Letter of interest that includes a statement on teaching philosophy and clinical focus.
Curriculum Vitae
Names and contact information for three professional references.
Review of applicants begins January 1, 2017 and remains open until filled.
## Contact Information to Applicants
Robert Emerson remerson@ku.edu 316-293-1835
## Disclaimer
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY
Auto req ID: 7202BR
Posting Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Position Number: 00209337
Department: Pharmacy Practice
Location/Division: School of Pharmacy-Wichita
FTE: 1
Reg/Temp: Regular
Advertised Salary Range: Commensurate with the qualifications and expertise of the individual
Application Review Begins: 01-Jan-2017 91d143d5fcad428eaca3b1af325c80a2

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