Clinical Assistant Professor - Career

Employer
Washington State University
Location
Pullman, WA

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Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-11
Req: R-1172

Title:

164-NN - Clinical Assistant Professor - Career

Business Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor - Career

Additional Titles:

Location:

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is seeking to hire a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy. This position is a full-time, annual, non-tenure, career track, 12-month appointment. The primary site for this position is the Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital in Yakima, Washington, with emphasis in Acute Care.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance of an innovative clinical practice
  • Supervision of pharmacy students and residents during clinical rotations
  • Provision of instruction in various courses in the PharmD curriculum
  • Provision of service to the department, college, and university
  • Collaborating with college support personnel
  • Development and maintenance of a program of scholarship

Individuals with a strong commitment to an academic career and an interest in innovative teaching and clinical practice models are encouraged to apply. The faculty member will be expected to contribute scholarly work in their area of clinical expertise and support the college through participation in service-related activities according to the College's Promotion Guidelines. This is a one (1) year renewable appointment with a preferred start date of August 1, 2021. Subsequent renewals are subject to satisfactory performance, mutual consent, and available funding.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must possess a PharmD and have residency and/or fellowship training in one or more of the following areas: teaching, general pharmacy practice, acute care, ambulatory care, internal medicine, or family medicine. Equivalent training and/or experience will be considered. Additional expertise/experience in acute care, pharmacogenomics, diabetes management, or pain-management would be preferred. Eligibility for Washington pharmacist licensure required.

Position-Specific Qualifications (prior completion or within 30 days of hire):

  • Bloodborne pathogen training
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers
  • APhA immunization certificate
  • Completion of mandatory WSU training as outlined by the university and the department
  • CITI training recommended (WSU IRB)
  • WA pharmacist licensure

Department:

The WSU campus in Spokane houses the main office of the Department of Pharmacotherapy. The department supports WSU-affiliated residency programs at clinical sites in Spokane, Yakima, and Wenatchee. It also supports the doctor of pharmacy program at our extension campus in Yakima. The department integrates Yakima's clinical faculty members into all aspects of the college, including team-taught courses and precepting students during their advanced practice experiences. For more information on the department, college and WSU, see https://pharmacy.wsu.edu/ and https://pharmacy.wsu.edu/pharmacotherapy/.

Location:

The city of Yakima is located in south-central Washington, approximately half-way between Seattle and Spokane. The Yakima Valley offers the Pacific Northwest lifestyle benefits with more sunshine, less rain, and less traffic. Nearly every recreational activity is available in the valley or nearby, including outdoor sports, wineries, and theater. Yakima has two major hospitals to meet the community's needs. Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare facility. It is a 225-bed acute-care community hospital, providing comprehensive medical, surgical, and critical care services. Over 300 physicians are on the hospital's medical staff representing more than 30 medical specialties and sub-specialties, including adult medicine and pediatric hospitalist programs. The Pharmacy Department provides 24 hour/7 days per week service and is staffed by 35 pharmacists and 40 technicians and support personnel. This position is one of two College of Pharmacy faculty positions at this institution. For information on Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, see https://www.yakimamemorial.org/.

Application Process:

Apply online at https://hrs.wsu.edu/jobs/Applications must include the following materials: 1) A letter of application describing your professional goals, relevant academic preparation, and experience; and 2) A current curriculum vitae. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

The screening of applications will begin on June 15, 2021, and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified. Inquiries only may be directed to Search Committee staff support at abby.parsons@wsu.edu

Additional Information:

The primary site for this position is in Yakima, WA.

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
FTE: 1.0
Tenure Track: No
Permanent/Temporary: Temporary

Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end one year after date of hire. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Position Term in months: 12
City, State, Zip: Yakima, WA, 98902
Department Link: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Screening Begin Date: June 15, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants: At the time of application, please be prepared to submit the following materials:
1) A letter of application describing your professional goals, relevant academic preparation, and experience; and
2) A current curriculum vitae

Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Required Documents: Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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