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Non-Tenure Track Faculty

University of Missouri-Kansas City at MU
Columbia, MO
Competitive and based on experience
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Position Type
Specialty Area
Geriatrics, Internal Medicine
Work Setting
College / University, Health System

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.   

Job Description

Applications are invited for a ranked non-tenure-track, 12-month, benefit-eligible, faculty appointment in the Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration (DPPA) at the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) site of the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy. The position at the Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor rank will support the educational and the patient care missions of the UMKC School of Pharmacy. Selection of practice site will be determined based on credentials and best fit with opportunities at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital or University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia, Missouri.

The successful candidate will provide pharmacy patient care services as a member of an interprofessional team and maintain responsibility for the clinical pharmacotherapeutic care of patients in the care of the practice site. Clinical responsibilities include providing quality, innovative pharmacy services to patients to improve outcomes and achieve benchmarks. Academic responsibilities include didactic lecturing, facilitation of interprofessional education, elective course instruction and/or development, skills-based assessment, the provision of experiential education, and mentoring PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents. Scholarly productivity is expected. Service to the UMKC School of Pharmacy, the 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.


Excellent communication, interpersonal and patient care skills are essential. Candidates must have earned the Pharm. D. with post-doctoral residency and/or fellowship training or equivalent experience and be eligible for Missouri licensure. Those requirements can be found at the following link:

Anticipated Hiring Range

Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and education. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Missouri provides generous leave, health plans, and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. 

Application Materials

For consideration, you must apply online at, click in Academic Positions (Job Opening ID 50894).

Please combine all application materials (letter of intent and applicable experience with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of at least three current references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as your resume attachments. Limit document name to 50 characters and do not include any special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

  • If you are experiencing technical problems during application, please email  For questions about the position, please contact Associate Dean Erica Ottis at Reasonable accommodations may be requested during the application and recruitment process. If you need an accommodation, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323. Official Transcripts will be requested of all finalist candidates.

Handling of Application Materials

After initial review by the committee all uploaded materials may be shared with all faculty in the prospective home department. For affiliations and joint appointments materials may be shared with all faculty in all departments involved.

Full Time/Part Time

This is a 12-month, full-time, benefit-eligible ranked faculty appointment. Opportunity for ranked promotion exists. Our academic schedules and workload provide for a positive work/life balance.

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.

Other Information

The UMKC School of Pharmacy at our sites in Kansas City, Columbia and Springfield Missouri offer nationally recognized academic programs and rewarding learning and career experiences in both urban and rural settings. Our world-class faculty, graduates, students, and staff strive to improve the health of Missouri residents as they serve the community, model leadership and seek excellence in all they do.

UMKC is a public, urban, research university with more than 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.  It is part of the larger University of Missouri System and the NextGen Precision Health Initiative. 

Missouri offers something for everyone. Vibrant communities with an affordable cost of living, championship sports teams at the professional and college levels, international airports, and a rich history of cultural arts and music. Our beautiful state has rolling hills, rivers, lakes, caves, and long bike/hiking trails all within a short drive.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment
We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

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