Pharmacy Practice Faculty
The Husson University School of Pharmacy is seeking Pharmacy Practice faculty with expertise in ambulatory or acute care practice. Pharmacy Practice Faculty hold full-time (12-month) ranked faculty positions in the School of Pharmacy with a direct report to the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs. Faculty members are expected to establish and maintain a clinical practice site for students' introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences, and to teach assigned courses specific to his/her area of expertise and as required by the curriculum. In addition, faculty members are expected to fulfill responsibilities in advising, scholarship, and service both to the School and University. The School of Pharmacy offers a traditional 4-year professional program. Students can enter via an undergraduate pathway, earning a BS in Health Sciences and a PharmD in 6 years, or enter the professional program directly with the appropriate prerequisites and an earned degree.Husson University is committed to delivering premier professional programs that emphasize experiential learning, interprofessional education, and student success. In addition to the School of Pharmacy, Husson University also offers healthcare degree programs from the Schools of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, and Education and Counseling. Together these programs constitute nearly one third of the University's enrollment.Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students located in Bangor, Maine. Bangor has been ranked as one of the top 50 small cities in the U.S. It offers a safe, affordable community with excellent education, healthcare, easy access to major urban centers, and a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Year round activities can be enjoyed on the numerous lakes, trails, and ski areas. Bangor is within an easy drive to the ocean and the nearby mountains of Acadia National Park.Teaching/Precepting:
A Pharmacy Practice faculty member is responsible for carrying a teaching load over a 12-month period. The load is a combination of didactic and experiential instruction that includes establishing and maintaining a viable and relevant practice site where students are assigned for introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences. A variety of practice sites are available in the area, including Eastern Maine Medical Center, St Joseph Hospital, and Penobscot Community Health Care.
Scholarship and Professional Activity:
Faculty members are expected to remain current within their professional areas of expertise and to participate in scholarly activities as defined by the Husson University Faculty Handbook, which adheres to the Boyer Model of Scholarship.
Faculty members are expected to contribute to and participate in the work of the School of Pharmacy and the University by serving on committees, attending meetings and retreats, and other activities as appropriate.
Faculty members must maintain student office hours and advise pre-pharmacy and pharmacy students.