Full Time Faculty, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics
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Tuition Assistant Program
Long/Short Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Paid Time Off
12 Paid Holidays
* includes domestic partner coveragePOSITION SUMMARY:
The faculty position in Pharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics ensures program content and delivery are consistently of high quality, reviews curriculum and establishes/assesses student learning outcomes; facilitates the sharing of best practices between campus faculty, and balances local campus interests with program imperatives and the needs of the discipline while maintaining ongoing scholarly activities. The position reports to the Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
- Provide didactic, laboratory, and small group teaching as well
- Serve as a mentor, advocate and adviser to students and peer faculty members to guide their scholarly development and career aspirations.
- Conduct scholarly activities within the department, school, and university.
- Provide input to management when requested for: planning, budget, personnel resource allocation, program development and implementation for the department.
- Review and recommend modifications to the Department's goals and objectives annually, aligning them with the Missions and Strategic of South University and the School of Pharmacy.
- Prepare reports and other documents as requested by the administration.
- Assure assigned courses are appropriately updated for catalog narrative, course criteria and descriptions for the department's contributions to the annual university catalog update are complete, accurate and submitted in a timely manner.
- Assure a positive, cooperative relationship between the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the school and university staff and faculty at all School of Pharmacy campuses.
- Assist in recruitment and retention of quality faculty and students for all of School of Pharmacy campuses.
- In concert with the Department Chair and other School administrators, provide orientation for faculty and staff within the department.
- Design and provide developmental activities for faculty and staff.
- Perform annual peer faculty teaching evaluations
- Actively promote professionalism and commitment to the profession of pharmacy.
- Attend school and university functions where the presence of faculty and staff are required.
- Attend conferences, seminars, and conventions that are beneficial to the School of Pharmacy and its students.
- Actively and professionally promote the School of Pharmacy and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences to the public.
- Serve as an advocate and leader for pharmacy in local, state and national pharmacy affairs, appropriately representing the image and
- Serve as assigned on South University or School of Pharmacy Committees as assigned.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Departmental Chair
- PhD degree in Pharmaceutics or related field with a focus in Pharmacokinetics
- Post-Doctoral research fellowship in Pharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics or a related field is required
- Prior teaching experience in relevant field, preferred
- Membership in a professional association tied to area of instruction, preferred
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with student populations
- Outstanding conflict resolution skills
- Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills
- Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report writing skills)
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret accreditation criteria, state agency regulations, and academic journals
- Ability to resolve inquiries and complaints from employees, students, regulatory agencies, or members of the academic or Pharmacy community
- Ability to effectively present information to faculty, academic and campus leaders, corporate leaders, and public groups
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.
South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.