Adjunct Assistant Professor

Western University of Health Sciences
Pomona, CA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:


Position Title:

Adjunct Assistant Professor


Western University Campus-Pomona, CA


1505-Pharmacy Practice

Job Summary:

The Adjunct Instructor supports the delivery of the PharmD Curriculum; working directly with students, faculty, staff, and administrators as required. Work may be conducted in the classroom, online, during office hours, or in workshops.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
1. Expertise in the area of Pharmacy Practice or the area of instruction.
2. Ability to communicate effectively both with groups and individuals.
3. Ability to interact effectively with people of all backgrounds, including students, administration, faculty, and staff.
4. Ability to handle detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality.
5. Ability to handle a wide range of responsibilities in the college environment.

Required Qualifications:

1. Education: PharmD, or JD, or PhD in an appropriate field.
2. Experience: Teaching, precepting, and mentoring PharmD students.
3. Licensure: Pharmacists must hold a clear license to practice pharmacy.

Preferred Qualifications:

If appropriate, licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of California.

List comments regarding work hours:

Hourly position working as needed to support the teaching mission of the COP. The schedule will be set by the Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs.

Posting Date:


Job Duty:

-Maintaining intellectual integrity and striving for academic excellence in his/her teaching.
-Promoting adequate standards of linguistic expression in writing and in speech.
-Maintaining up-to-date records of the grades of each student in his/her blocks.

Percentage Of Time:


Job Duty:

Collaborating with the block facilitator in planning the block, facilitating, and conducting student evaluation and evaluation.
Providing lectures/instruction to Pharm.D. students.
-Contributing to the curricular content in collaboration with other faculty members.

Percentage Of Time:


Job Duty:

Support the Course Facilitator with projects to enhance the course or student learning.

Percentage Of Time:


Job Duty:

-Evaluating student performance using both traditional methods (e.g., written tests) and non-traditional methods (e.g., student portfolios).
-Documenting outcomes and appropriateness of all teaching/research activities on an ongoing basis.

Percentage Of Time:


Do the essential functions of this job require lifting?:


If yes, list maximum weight and duration:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to operate a PC in the performance of job duties, and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit, and reach with hands and arms, and occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to (20) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.

Describe Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties are normally performed in a typical office setting. The noise level in this setting is typically low to moderate.

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