Applications are invited for a non-tenure-track, 12-month faculty appointment in the Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy. This faculty position at the Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor rank will support the educational and teaching mission and strategic initiatives of the UMKC School of Pharmacy with a practice site based located at North Kansas City Hospital on the Mental Health Care Team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing instruction to pharmacy students enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy program. Academic responsibilities specific to this Psychiatric Clinical Practice Faculty Positions will include the following: provision of direct patient care; didactic lecturing; provision of inter-professional education; elective and required course instruction and/or development; skills based assessment; and provide integration of psychiatry care related topics into the School of Pharmacy curriculum. They will also be expected to contribute to the creative and scholarly pursuits of the Division. Service to the UMKC School of Pharmacy, the School, its 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 an earned Pharm.D. with a PGY1 residency or equivalent experience, and must be eligible for Missouri licensure. It is preferable that candidates also have completed a Psychiatric Pharmacy PGY2 Residency.
The SOP offers an entry-level Doctor of Pharmacy degree with an average entering class size of 95 in Kansas City and 30 each in Columbia and Springfield. The Division of Pharmacy Practice is comprised of over 40 energetic faculty representing a broad array of disciplines. Further information concerning the School of Pharmacy can be accessed at www.umkc.edu\Pharmacy.
The UMKC School of Pharmacy's mission is to educate, innovate, discover, engage, and serve to improve health. The UMKC School of Pharmacy site in Kansas City, Missouri provides ease of access to an in-state, public pharmacy program for students residing in the northwest region of Missouri, and seeks to serve the needs of Missouri citizens by educating and training pharmacy students and augmenting pharmacy practice and services in Kansas City and its surrounding communities.