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COLLEGE OF PHARMACY OPPORTUNITIES

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PHARMACOLOGY/BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

April 2017

Overview:

Larkin University College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program has been granted Precandidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and is currently preparing for an on-site visit for consideration of Candidate status. The inaugural class (Class of 2019) is now in the Spring semester of an innovative, modified block program leading to the PharmD degree in three calendar years.

Larkin University is a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational institute. Larkin University consists of the College of Pharmacy (COP) and the College of Biomedical Sciences. Additionally, Larkin University works very closely with the Larkin School of Nursing which is under the directorship of Larkin Community Hospital.  In the near future, all the colleges plan to merge into Larkin University. More information about the COP is available at: http://ularkin.org/pharmacy/

Larkin University COP seeks a full-time faculty member for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the discipline of Pharmacology/Biomedical Sciences.  All subspecialties will be considered; however, preferred subspecialties include neurologic, renal, gastrointestinal, gynecological and obstetric, dermatological, infectious, and hematologic/oncological disorders.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Dean and Department Chair in ensuring the integrity of the Institute and the COP are in line with the founding principles, values, mission, and goals;
  • Ensure the development, furtherance, and improvement of curriculum and educational assessment tools;
  • Be available to teach assigned course(s), class(s), and subject(s) within the scope of Pharmacology/Biomedical Sciences at any appointed time (with appropriate prior notice);
  • Develop and deliver elective courses, as needed, in specialty area of choice;
  • Work with Department Chair to formulate a strategy to develop and sustain research program in a specialty area;
  • Seek research independence by submitting grants for extramural funding;
  • Maintain a productive output of scholarly contributions, such as peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals;
  • Disseminate knowledge by scholarly presentation at appropriate scientific and academic platforms;
  • Assist in activities related to accreditations by various national, regional, state and other accreditation and regulatory agencies;
  • Serve on various committee(s) of COP/Institution;
  • Ensure mentoring of students;
  • Represent the Department, College and Institution to external institutions, organizations and agencies;
  • Ensure compliance with all LU policies and procedures;
  • Promote safe working conditions and procedures in the Department;
  • Promote collegiality, professional and ethical behaviors;
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Chair or Dean

Job requirements:

A successful candidate should be able to teach various courses in pharmacology/integrated pharmacotherapeutics/biomedical sciences. Candidates should have Ph.D. in Pharmacology/Toxicology/Cellular and Molecular Biology/Biomedical Sciences. Other educational credentials, including, PharmD and MD/DO, would also be considered.

This position is open to all candidates authorized to work in the United States.

How to apply

A qualified applicant is required to electronically send a single PDF document (fragmentary application will not be considered) consisting of a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, concise future research plan (without elaboration of previous work), and names and contact information of at least three references to:

Anupam Bishayee, PhD

Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Professor and Founding Chair

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

College of Pharmacy

Larkin University

18301 N. Miami Avenue

Miami, FL 33169

E-mail: abishayee@ULarkin.org

Application review process will start immediately and continue till the position is filled. Interviews for the positions are expected to begin as soon as possible with an anticipated start date of August, 2017. Larkin University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences
Overview:

Faculty will have responsibilities that include didactic teaching, clinical practice with experiential education of students, student advising, service to the College and Academy, and scholarly endeavors. Faculty will be expected to actively participate in all assigned course activities and committees, as well as attend and contribute to scheduled Departmental, College, and University faculty meetings. As scholarship is an integral component of faculty life, all Departmental faculty are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship. Clinical Practice Faculty will be expected to contribute to the patient care and service missions of their assigned clinical practice site.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Dean and Department Chair in ensuring the integrity of the University and the College of Pharmacy (COP) are in line with the founding principles, values, mission, and goals;
  • Ensure the development, furtherance, and improvement of curriculum and educational assessment tools;
  • Be available to coordinate and teach assigned course(s), class(s), and subject(s) at an appointed time;
  • Develop and deliver elective courses, as needed, in your specialty area;
  • Develop an active clinical practice site (Clinical Practice Faculty) that facilitates high quality experiential education and scholarship;
  • Develop and deliver experiential education rotations as assigned by the Department Chair and in collaboration with the Assistant Dean of Experiential Education;
  • Work with Department Chair and practice site liaison to facilitate training and mentoring of post-doctoral trainees (e.g. PGY-1,2 residents) at their clinical practice site (Clinical Practice Faculty);
  • Work with Department Chair and practice site liaison to facilitate participation in assigned committees at their clinical practice site (Clinical Practice Faculty);
  • Work with Department Chair to formulate a strategy to develop and sustain a program of scholarship;
  • Work with Department Chair and Assistant Dean of Experiential Education to facilitate preceptor training and mentoring at their clinical practice site (Clinical Practice Faculty);
  • Maintain a productive output of scholarly contributions, such as peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals;
  • Disseminate knowledge by scholarly presentation at appropriate scientific and academic platforms;
  • Assist in activities related to program accreditation by various national, regional, state and other accreditation and regulatory agencies;
  • Serve on various committee(s) of COP/Institution;
  • Ensure mentoring of students;
  • Represent the Department, College, and University to external institutions, organizations, and agencies;
  • Ensure compliance with all Larkin University policies and procedures;
  • Promote safe working conditions and procedures in the Department;
  • Promote collegiality, professional and ethical behaviors;
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Chair

Position Requirements:

Candidates shall have a PharmD with residency and/or fellowship training (or equivalent experience) and be licensed/eligible for Florida licensure. Pharmacists in all specialty areas are encouraged to apply for these full-time positions. Many different potential practice sites are available including our partner teaching hospital, Larkin Community Hospital. Preferred teaching and practice experience in the areas of Acute Care/Infectious Diseases/ Cardiology/ Internal Medicine. However, all specialties will be considered.

Contact information:

Potential candidates should submit a complete application packet which includes the cover letter (including a statement of teaching, and scholarly philosophy with respect to experience or interests), curriculum vitae, three names of references with complete contact info. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The application packet and the questions regarding the position should be submitted to Dr. Joshua Caballero (Email: jcaballero@ularkin.org, Tel: 305-760-7507), chair of the search committee, Dept. Of Clinical Administrative Sciences. Application review process will continue till the position is filled.

 

ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE (APPE) DIRECTOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Larkin University College of Pharmacy:

Larkin University College of Pharmacy is a private, non-profit educational institution currently comprised of the College of Biomedical Sciences and the College of Pharmacy.  Larkin College of Pharmacy offers a learner-centered, three-year accelerated block curriculum. Larkin College of Pharmacy’s mission is to develop an academic community engaged in teaching, research, scholarship and service that prepares pharmacists for compassionate, evidence-based and inter-professional practice in diverse settings.

Position Overview:

The APPE Director manages the APPE portion of the Experiential Education Curriculum including supporting students, preceptors, and practice sites to meet the College’s and Office of Experiential Education’s mission, vision, and goals, and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) standards. The APPE Director reports to the Assistant Dean of Experiential Education.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Dean and Assistant Dean of Experiential Education in ensuring the integrity of the Institute and the College of Pharmacy (COP) are in line with the founding principles, values, mission, and goals and department specific policies and procedures;
  • Work collaboratively with the Assistant Dean of Experiential Education, Experiential Education Coordinator, other administrators, faculty and staff for the continued development of the Experiential Education curriculum.
  • Recruits, establishes, trains and maintains licensed pharmacists and/or other practitioners (as applicable) who satisfy the criteria for preceptors to meet the needs and practice interests of students while preparing for the colligate growth;
  • Establish policies and procedures for the advance pharmacy practice experience (APPE) program;
  • Maintain and update APPE manuals, APPE assignments, and creation of new syllabi;
  • Utilize feedback from student and preceptor evaluations for purposes of preceptor feedback, preceptor development, and quality improvements to the APPE program;
  • Effective written and verbal communication with preceptors, sites, and students;
  • Ensure site specific requirements and preceptor data is provided to the Experiential Education Coordinator in a timely manner for entry into the Experiential Management System (EMS)
  • Collaborates with the Chair of Clinical and Administrative Sciences, clinical faculty, and Assistant Dean of Experiential Education to develop and maintain ongoing preceptor development initiatives;
  • Assist in activities related to program accreditation by various national, regional, state and other accreditation and regulatory agencies;
  • Serve on various committee(s) of COP/Institution;
  • Participate in didactic education including APPE Orientation and lectures related to practice areas of interest (will receive a Faculty appointment commensurate with experience).
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops;
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as requested by the Assistant Dean of Experiential Education.

Position Requirements:

Candidates shall have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree with residency and/or fellowship training (or equivalent years of experience) and be licensed/eligible for Florida licensure. All candidates should exhibit strong verbal and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills with a strong commitment to learner-centered education. Preferred recent practice experience in South Florida or experience in experiential education. However, all locations will be considered.

Contact info:

Potential candidates should submit a complete application packet which includes the cover letter, curriculum vitae, three names of references with complete contact info. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The application packet and the questions regarding the position should be submitted to Dr. Kathleen Jodoin (Email: kjodoin@ularkin.org, Tel: 305-760-7509), Assistant Dean of Experiential Education. Application review process will continue until the position is filled.

COLLEGE OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

At present, there are no faculty opportunities available within the College of Biomedical Sciences.

At present, there are no staff opportunities available within the College of Biomedical Sciences.