Ambulatory Care Faculty Position
Assistant Professor (non-tenure)
Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science, School of Pharmacy
Virginia Commonwealth University
The Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science invites you to apply for a full-time, 12-month, term teaching and research faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice and will support the professional Pharm.D. program at the School of Pharmacy, which ranks among the top 20 colleges of pharmacy in the nation. Applicants must possess the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and must have completed post-doctoral residency or fellowship training specifically focused in ambulatory care, or equivalent experience. Board certification is highly desirable, and the candidate must be eligible for Virginia licensure.
The candidate will join other clinician-educators and scientists in the Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science. Job responsibilities will primarily include providing coordination and facilitation of skills laboratory courses in the Pharm.D. program and providing ambulatory care pharmacy services at VCU Health. Additional classroom and experiential instruction to Pharm.D. students will be assigned based on needs to meet the teaching mission of the school. Contributions to the peer-reviewed literature and other scholarly activities will also be expected but in alignment with the assigned mix of duties. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. Service to the department, school, and community are also expected. Candidates with an established record of teaching and scholarly accomplishments are highly desirable. Although January 2024 is the preferred start date for this position, exceptions may be made for outstanding candidates. Please note that if you are employed as a university employee working in any of the health system's facilities, you will need to follow VCU Health System policies, which will include but will not be limited to, vaccination requirements.
About VCU and Richmond, Virginia: VCU is a top 50 public research university with a genuine commitment to student success and community service. One of just a handful of universities to receive both a "Very High Research Activity" status and a "Community Engaged" designation from the Carnegie Foundation, VCU also hosts the region's top-rated medical center. The City of Richmond is affordable, rich in culture and history, with many opportunities for recreation, entertainment, and community service. As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, VCU is committed to organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence. In 2019 and 2021, the School of Pharmacy was recognized as the top academic unit at VCU in diversity, inclusion, and engagement (https://inclusive.vcu.edu/dashboard/rankings/).
Applicants are required to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion. This statement may include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.
The search committee will review applications until the position is filled, but priority will be given to complete applications received by October 1, 2023. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants should go to www.vcujobs.com and locate the above position number. Upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a summary of research interests and plans, a synopsis of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, and the names and contact information for three references. Further questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Leigh Anne Hylton-Gravatt, PharmD (Email: email@example.com).
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged