1115-Assistant-Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Job #1115

College: College of Health Professions
School or Program: School of Pharmacy
Appointment Type: Tenure Track or Extended Term
Start Date: November 1, 2014 or later
Term: 11-month calendar year faculty appointment

A pharmacy practice faculty member (e.g. Assistant or Associate) is responsible for the planning and implementation of assigned coursework within the School of Pharmacy. The faculty member is involved in the development, implementation and maintenance of a pharmacy practice site to facilitate experiential training for Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) candidates. The faculty member will also be actively engaged in the scholarship and service mission of Pacific University. The position may be tenure or extended-term track. Applicants with specialties in Internal Medicine and/or Oncology are strongly preferred.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

 Prior experience needed.

  • Develop, maintain, and administer curricular material in areas scheduled including lectures, group activities, projects and experiential education
  • Assess teaching, emphasizing competencies and outcomes, to continually improve student and faculty performance and retention
  • Provide mentoring and advising to students, and where appropriate preceptors, throughout the didactic and experiential curriculum
  • Develop, implement and maintain a quality pharmacy practice site to facilitate experiential education rotations
  • Contribute scholarly activities that advance the mission of Pacific University, College of Health Professions, and the School of Pharmacy.
  • Serve on various committees in the School of Pharmacy to ensure improvement of curricular and student performance
  • Serve as liaison to the school, college, university and community for issues relating to the school

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities, and Behaviors

  • PharmD from an ACPE accredited program and eligibility for pharmacy licensure in Oregon or Washington are required.
  • Completion of a pharmacy practice residency or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Applicants with specialties in Internal Medicine and/or Oncology are strongly preferred. However, other practice area specialties will be considered as well.
  • Excellent communications skills and an ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Applicants with prior academic experience are preferred.
  • Candidates must be highly motivated to excel in teaching, pharmacy practice, and pharmacy profession.

Working Conditions: Office environment in LEED Gold certified building. Teaching schedules will be arranged to meet the needs of students. Summer teaching opportunities may be possible as part of a typical workload.


Applicants interested in this opportunity should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three references. The letter of intent should discuss their program of research and practice inclusive of future goals and teaching philosophy. Application materials will be screened and interview candidates will be selected and notified by email. All applicants will be notified one the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

A competitive recruitment and selection process is being conducted for this job opportunity; if a U.S. worker is not selected pursuant to this process, an application for alien employment certification may be filed on behalf of an alien to fill the job opportunity.

Submit application materials to:

Brendan Stamper | Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy Pacific University

Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application materials will be screened and interview candidates will be selected and notified. The hiring process normally consists of several interviews and can last several weeks depending on the position. Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and successful completion of a background check. If the position is posted on our online job board, it is an available position and you may apply. No phone calls please.

Discover Pacific University, a small place where big ideas are developed through a distinctive combination of learning opportunities, diverse perspectives and civic engagement. Pacific University was founded in 1849 and now has three campuses in Oregon. We celebrate a rich liberal arts tradition in the College of Arts & Sciences alongside our acclaimed colleges of Education, Business, Health Professions and Optometry. Today, we offer a distinctive combination of learning opportunities, diverse perspectives and civic engagement. At the historic Forest Grove campus, Pacific students pursue bachelor's degrees in more than 36 majors, as well as graduate and master's degrees. At the Eugene campus we offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in our College of Education. And, at our state-of-the-art College of Health Professions campus in downtown Hillsboro, we offer professional programs in dental health science, gerontology, healthcare administration, occupational and physical therapy, pharmacy, professional psychology, physician assistant studies and Audiology.

Pacific University also offers healthcare services throughout the Portland metropolitan area, caring for the patients we serve and the healthcare and optometry students we train. Additional facilities in Portland support the clinical programs of the College of Optometry and the School of Professional Psychology. We remain committed to a tradition of service and support to the community, offering service learning, international education, internships, research opportunities and co-curricular activities to students and faculty. With a rich history to build on and a strong future ahead, our 3,350 students enjoy a rigorous academic experience, professors who love to teach and a warm, friendly atmosphere. Our alumni go on to become life-long learners and engaged citizens of the world.

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