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Scholarly Assistant Professor - Career

Washington State University
Spokane, Washington State
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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COVID-19 Vaccination Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full Vaccination or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at Please contact HRS at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

Summary of Duties:

WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is seeking to hire (1) full-time, annual, non-tenure track, 12-month appointment for a Assistant Professor (Career Track ) in the Department of Pharmacotherapy. The successful candidate will develop and implement didactic activities that foster the development of our PharmD candidates, their pharmacy knowledge and skills, verbal/written communication, and the clinical application of their knowledge and skills in various courses.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serving as the instructor of record for courses in the PharmD curriculum as needed
  • Collaborating with other instructors of record to ensure continuity of clinical content
  • Mentoring pharmacy practice residents and teaching fellows during their teaching experiences
  • Precepting 4th-year student pharmacists completing elective teaching rotations
  • Developing and overseeing team-based learning activities
  • Developing and maintaining a program of scholarship
  • Providing service to the college and university as needed

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 July 1, 2022. 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 pharmacogenomics or diabetes 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


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 involvement taught courses and precepting students during their advanced practice experiences. For more information on the department, college and WSU, see  and

Application Process: Apply online at 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. Within the online application, please include contact information for three (3) professional references. The screening of applications will begin on January 17, 2022, and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified. Inquiries only may be directed to Search Committee staff support @

Additional Job Description 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: Spokane, WA 99202-2131
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: January 17, 2022
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

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

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