Faculty, Pharmacy Practice


The Department of Pharmacy Practice at ACPHS invites applications from qualified candidates to join the College for a 12-month non-tenure track faculty position open at all ranks. We are seeking an experienced pharmacist who has expertise in the area pharmacy business who is skilled in the areas such as pharmacy operations, accounting, marketing, entrepreneurship, and team management. This position will be focused in the areas of pharmacy administration, business, and entrepreneurship. The faculty member will actively participate in the teaching mission of the College; provide appropriate service to the College and the profession of pharmacy; and engage in scholarship relevant to the innovations they develop in pharmacy practice or teaching and learning.

Teaching

A commitment to high-quality, innovative, student-centered teaching is essential for this position. Expected teaching load is likely 3-3. Our need is to provide additional education in the area of pharmacy business operations and entrepreneurship while maintaining our required curriculum pursuant to ACPE accreditation standards. There are opportunities to develop a variety of electives, given candidate’s interests and departmental needs. Candidates will support existing departmental teaching needs in upper-level courses and may also help improve our existing coursework. The faculty member will also have the opportunity to participate in experiential education teaching, support independent study and mentor students. Finally, the faculty member will have an opportunity to collaborate with our existing pharmacies owned and operated by ACPHS.

Service

The faculty member is expected to make appropriate contributions in the areas of service. This includes advising pharmacy students as assigned, participating in admission interviews and related enrollment management events, service to department, faculty, administrative committees, professional organizations, student organizations and communities outside ACPHS.

Scholarship

While not required, the faculty member is encouraged to engage in scholarly activity relevant to their area of expertise.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of pharmacy metrics for successful pharmacy business operations
  • Knowledge of financial statements and reporting, cash flow, expense ratios, gross margin
  • Knowledge of innovative pharmacy services
  • Knowledge of teaching and learning pedagogy and student success initiatives.
  • Knowledge of academic programming related to pharmacy education.
  • Skill to integrate knowledge of pharmacy business operations and innovative programs.
  • 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.

Responsibilities include:
• Participates in didactic teaching as assigned.
• Attends/participates in monthly Department of Pharmacy Practice department meetings and other committee meetings as per assigned service.
• Advises pharmacy students as assigned.
• Performs teaching responsibilities as assigned by Pharmacy Practice Department Chair.

The faculty member will actively participate in the teaching mission of the College; provide appropriate service to the College and the profession of pharmacy; and engage in scholarship relevant to the innovations they develop in pharmacy practice or teaching and learning. The faculty member will work collaboratively with the providers and participate in experiential as well as didactic large and small-group teaching and learning.

Required Qualifications

  • Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy
  • Eligibility for licensure in NY
  • Documented experience in successful pharmacy business operations.
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a practicing pharmacist.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous teaching experience.

Physical Demands

Position requires that a substantial amount of work is completed sitting at a computer or laptop. The employee regularly communicates with other personnel via telephone, in person and e-mail. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

For more information or to apply, visit Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Applicant Portal | Faculty, Pharmacy Practice (acphs.edu)

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