Senior Instructor

Aurora, CO
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor

Oncology/Palliative Care and Distance Education

Clinical/Teaching Track

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) is nationally recognized for its leadership in pharmacy education and strong commitment to developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. The Department of Clinical Pharmacy provides unprecedented opportunities for individuals with a strong commitment to an academic career encompassing innovative educational, service and scholarly activities. The school is seeking applicants for a full-time, non-tenure clinical/teaching track faculty position, at the rank of Senior Instructor or Assistant Professor, with training and experience in the areas of Oncology and Palliative Care.

This faculty member will provide clinical patient care services (approximately 30% time), with about two/thirds of that time at the University of Colorado Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Rocky Mountain region, collaborating with existing SSPPS faculty in the provision of model care. The remaining one/third will include participation in an interdisciplinary Palliative Care Service, primarily in the ambulatory care setting, including telehealth-based patient-centered pharmacy care services.

This faculty member will work with faculty, preceptors and students throughout North America and worldwide, who are participating in the Distance Degrees and Programs' (DDP) North American Trained and International Trained PharmD Programs (NTPD and ITPD, respectively), an interprofessional, campus-wide Masters of Science in Palliative Care (MSPC) Program, and the on-campus entry-level PharmD (ELPD) program. This successful candidate will provide quality teaching services in these programs, partnering with the school's Instructional Design team in preparing and presenting lectures/online lessons and assisting in the development of future DDP degree programs and courses. The successful candidate will also provide experiential teaching in the SSPPS PharmD programs and the total teaching time will be approximately 50%. This faculty member will also engage in scholarship in support of their clinical and teaching efforts, and to pursue endeavors that advance their professional development as academicians. Rank and salary is commensurate with education, experience and licensure status.


Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a PharmD degree, advanced training through a PGY2 oncology pharmacy residency or comparable experience, previous pharmacy education experience, and must be a licensed pharmacist or eligible for licensure in Colorado. Applicants with experience in distance delivery of education, especially online delivery; experience in delivery of face-to-face education, including in the clinical setting; clinical pharmacy practice experience; experience managing multiple projects; experience working in diverse teams, including those that are inter-professional; and experience working in an intercultural environment; and board certification in oncology are preferred.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to Jay Rodenburg, Director of Personnel at or at 303/724-2648. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11791

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20518 - SOP-Administration

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 17, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jay Rodenburg

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00729179


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