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Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics

Company:
Belmont University
Job Location:
Nashville, Tennessee
Category:
Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Primary Duties and
Responsibilities:

The Department of Pharmaceutical, Social, and Administrative Sciences of the College of Pharmacy at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning July 1, 2022 (start date negotiable).
  • Teach Doctor of Pharmacy students in the pharmaceutics series, share teaching responsibilities in pharmacokinetics & biopharmaceutics, develop elective courses, and other teaching assignments as needed.
  • Develop and maintain a highly dynamic and inclusive student learning environment.
  • Engage in research or scholarly activities, while involving Doctor of Pharmacy and undergraduate students.
  • Advise and mentor pharmacy students and student projects.
  • Participate in collaborative and interdisciplinary scholarly work with other faculty in the College of Pharmacy.
  • Contribute to the service needs of the College of Pharmacy including but not limited to participating on department, college, and university-wide committees.
  • Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
  • Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
  • Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.
  • Participate in departmental and university committee work.
  • Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
  • Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
  • Participate in a local church and the community.
  • Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
  • Manage online grading system.
  • Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
  • Maintain regular office hours.
  • The above statements describe the job's essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University's Mission, Vision, Values, and "Five Ways of Being" articulating how the candidate's knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning, service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University consists of nearly 8,800 students who come from every state and 33 countries. Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation and commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered and student-focused community of learning and service. As a campus that aims to Let Hope Abound, the University is committed to producing graduates who are Hope Inspiring, Character Forming, Future Shaping, Community Engaging and Bridge Building people. With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master's programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont's Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Required Qualifications :Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.

  • Ph.D. in pharmaceutical Sciences with a concentration in pharmaceutics or closely related discipline. Doctorate required by the starting date of employment.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have previous teaching experience in higher education and/or postdoctoral experiences.
  • As a program with a continually growing diverse student body, we encourage applications from individuals with a commitment to mentoring under-represented demographics in pharmacy.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of study.
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly activity.
  • Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.
  • Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.
  • Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University's online integrated database system for student grading.
  • Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
  • Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.


  • Required Education - Ph.D. in pharmaceutical Sciences with a concentration in pharmaceutics or closely related discipline. Doctorate required by the starting date of employment.

    Required Experience - Preference will be given to applicants who have previous teaching experience in higher education and/or postdoctoral experiences. - As a program with a continually growing diverse student body, we encourage applications from individuals with a commitment to mentoring under-represented demographics in pharmacy.
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