The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS) Department
of Pharmacy Practice is seeking a clinical-track (qualified rank), 12-month faculty member at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank to direct and coordinate all pharmacy practice teaching laboratory/skills activities across the SPPS PharmD Program.Responsibilities include:Teaching:
The faculty member will engage in curriculum planning and assessment of laboratory/skills activities in the school’s newly designed integrated curriculum. They will coordinate all practice laboratory/skills activities across the curriculum, including sterile/non-sterile pharmacy compounding, practicums, low-stakes teaching objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), low/high-stakes OSCEs, and certificate programs. They will be responsible for training faculty, adjunct faculty, and resident/fellow/student teaching assistants, as needed, to execute these activities. The faculty member will be expected to provide didactic teaching, as agreed to with the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice. The faculty member will also be expected to maintain a shared clinical practice site in their area of expertise, where they will train pharmacy students and postgraduate residents/fellows. It is estimated that teaching (didactic + experiential) will represent 60-70% of the faculty member’s effort distribution.Research/Scholarship:
The faculty member will advance the educational research mission of the UB SPPS. They will develop an independent research program in their area of expertise and will publish/present their work nationally/internationally. It is estimated that research/scholarship will represent 10-20% of the faculty member’s effort distribution.Service:
The faculty member will serve on key school/department committees, including but not limited to Curriculum, Outcomes & Assessment, and Experiential Education. They will work collaboratively with course coordinators/directors in the departments of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences and will be responsible for mapping the laboratory/skills activities of the new integrated curriculum. As part of their practice laboratory duties, the faculty member will serve as Supervising Pharmacist for licensed spaces in the UB SPPS and will oversee procurement of equipment/materials needed for the practice labs. The faculty member will also be expected to engage in admissions reviews/interviews and student advising. It is estimated that service will represent 10-20% of the faculty member’s effort distribution.About the Department
The University at Buffalo (UB) is a research-1 institution with recognition as a member of the Association of American Universities and is the top-ranked public university in New York State. The UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS), which was founded in 1886, is ranked #14 nationally and #1 in New York State. The mission of the SPPS is to improve healthcare quality and outcomes through educating the next generation of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists in an environment fostering intellectual curiosity, through pursuing impactful basic and applied research, and through developing and evaluating models of clinical practice. The SPPS encourages work-life balance and is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of everyone. The SPPS offers a formal mentoring program and faculty development program to help new faculty successfully transition into the Academy: The goal of this program is to facilitate growth of individual faculty members in the areas of education, research/scholarship, and service, and to help them achieve their personal/professional goals while meeting the overall department mission.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.