Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacy Practice and A...

University of Missouri-Kansas City
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Job Title: Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration @ MU- Columbia, 36576
Location: UMKC Columbia Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37915
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School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at MU - Columbia

Job Description

Applications are invited for a non-tenure-track, 12-month faculty appointment in the Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at the University of Missouri-Columbia site of the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy. This faculty position at the Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor rank will support the educational and the patient care missions of the UMKC School of Pharmacy and either the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Columbia, Missouri or the MU Family Practice Clinic at South Providence Medical Park.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing pharmacy patient care services as a member of an inter-professional integrated care team. Clinical responsibilities will involve the provision of quality and innovative clinical pharmacy services that ensure rational and safe drug therapy in clinic patients. The successful candidate will have academic responsibilities that include didactic lecturing; provision of inter-professional education, elective course instruction and/or development, skills-based assessment, and the provision of experiential education. They will also be expected to contribute to the creative and scholarly pursuits of the Division. Service to the UMKC School of Pharmacy, its Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, the University and profession are expected through participation in faculty meetings, service on School committees, and participation in state and national professional organizations.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent communication, interpersonal and patient care skills are essential. Candidates must have an earned Pharm.D. with a PGY1 residency or equivalent experience and must be eligible for Missouri licensure. Candidates with a PGY2 in Ambulatory Care or equivalent experience are preferred.

Full Time/Part Time

Full- Time, 12 month appointment


Rank and salary are negotiable and commensurate with experience.


The UMKC School of Pharmacy’s mission is to educate, innovate, discover, engage, and serve to improve health. The UMKC School of Pharmacy site at MU provides ease of access to an in-state, public pharmacy program for students residing in the central region of Missouri and seeks to serve the needs of Missouri citizens by educating and training pharmacy students and augment pharmacy practice and services in a more rural area of the state.

The Truman VA provides a full continuum of care in both inpatient and outpatient settings and is committed to excellent patient care, education and research. The facility offers comprehensive care including primary care, medical and surgical specialties, behavioral health, physical and occupational therapy and pharmacy services. The expanding clinic setting provide multiple opportunities to develop a progressive clinical practice. The Harry S. Truman VA is a 2012 Carrey Award winning institution that maintains strong affiliations with the University of Missouri’s School of Medicine, and other health related programs and provides training opportunities for approximately 900 students each year.

The family practice site, South Providence Family Medicine, a Level 3 NCQA Accredited Patient Centered Medical Home provides comprehensive medical services for patients of all ages. MU's School of Medicine has been recognized for more than 25 years as a leader in family medicine by U.S. News & World Report magazine. MU's family and community medicine department residency program ranked tenth in the magazine's 2021 Best Medical Schools edition.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

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