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Department Chair, Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences

St. Louis College of Pharmacy

St. Louis, Missouri 63110
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St. Louis College of Pharmacy
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St. Louis College of Pharmacy invites applications for chair of the department of pharmaceutical and administrative sciences. Do you want an opportunity to use your leadership, teaching and research talents at a historic pharmacy institution growing toward its vision of being globally prominent in pharmacy education and collaborative research?

Founded in 1864, we are one of the oldest and largest colleges of pharmacy in the nation with one of the most academically gifted student bodies in the Midwest. The College is an inclusive, supportive and enriching environment for growth, learning and leadership that prepares our students to positively impact patients and society. Our dedication to our vision is demonstrated by our strong international programs, and creation of three centers in the last several years including the Center for Clinical Pharmacology with partner Washington University in St. Louis. We provide an extraordinary work environment, great benefits, and recognition as a "Great College to Work For".

  • You will have the chance to advise, lead, motivate, and develop faculty who specialize in medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutics and pharmacy administration, and public health. This diverse group of faculty teaches Pharm.D. students in a new integrated curriculum presenting unique opportunities to collaborate with colleagues in pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice. You can contribute some teaching as well and have the opportunity to develop an upper division elective course(s) in your specialty area.
  • You will be responsible for departmental administration including assignment of teaching, recruiting and evaluating full-time and adjunct faculty, assigning faculty service efforts, developing and managing the budget, providing leadership in program development, program review and evaluation, curriculum and articulation initiatives, and assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • You will serve as a mentor for department researchers, serve as liaison for St. Louis College of Pharmacy faculty affiliated with the Center for Clinical Pharmacology, and have an opportunity to conduct research in your area of specialization. There will be opportunities to collaborate with interdisciplinary teams of expert researchers. A modest startup package and research space commensurate with rank is available.
  • Additional responsibilities include providing service to students the college and profession such as serving on the academic leadership team and IRB.


Do you have:

  • Ph.D. in pharmacy related field such as pharmacology, pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, pharmacy administration, or public health.
  • A record of academic performance consistent with the rank of professor.
  • Strong record of teaching excellence, preferably in a pharmacy school, including experience teaching in an ability-based education model, active learning, team-based learning, and other student-centered learning techniques.
  • History of research success, post-doctoral experience a plus. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and mentorship to faculty conducting research in pharmaceutical sciences or pharmacy administration.
  • Experience managing and leading a college department including budgets, recruitment, evaluation, development, workload and curricular planning, and grant management.
  • Experience with ability-based education, program assessment, learning outcome tracking. Knowledge of ACPE accreditation standards a plus.
  • A history of modeling institutional values of diversity, growth, inclusion, integrity, positivity, professionalism and respect.

If this sounds like the job for you here is information on how to apply:

You can learn more about this position and apply here. Submit a CV, second document with cover letter, statements of leadership, teaching and research interests and names of at least three professional references to the Search Committee through the College’s online application system here. Review of applications will begin immediately.

EOE/AA Statement:

We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled

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