College of Pharmacy Announces Search for Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty Position
Howard University College of Pharmacy, located in Washington, DC, is seeking a dedicated and highly motivated Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Full-time faculty members will have responsibilities which include teaching, research and other scholarly activities, and service.
Position Description: A 12-month, tenure track faculty position, at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.
Acceptable academic qualifications for this position include an earned terminal degree: a Ph.D. (or equivalent) is preferred. Candidates with postdoctoral training and evidence of success in innovative, extramurally-funded research programs are preferred. Faculty rank, within the tenure-track, will be determined at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will report to the Chair of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department.
The primary teaching requirement for this position is to provide instruction to Pharm. D. students in any of the following areas: Pharmaceutics, Compounding, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, or Drug Delivery (including novel drug delivery systems), and participation in the team teaching of pharmaceutical calculations. Candidates who have teaching capabilities in pharmaceutical calculations are preferred.
Candidates must possess a strong commitment to teaching, research and scholarship. Candidates will be expected to:
Teach in the Pharm. D. program, as assigned by the chair
Develop an elective course
Teach in the Ph.D. program
Implement active learning strategies and best practices in teaching, utilizing Howard University’s Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA) and other resources
The successful applicant is expected to establish a rigorous, extramurally-funded research program and to produce scholarly works in their area of research and/or the scholarship of teaching
All faculty are expected to provide service to the department, college, university and the community.
Faculty are also expected to participate in accreditation activities, faculty development programs, and to assist the Admissions Office with student recruitment, when required.
Establish a research program in the candidate’s area of expertise and involve students in such research and publications.
Advise assigned students
Work on college standing committees as assigned by the dean in consultation with the chair
Work on department ad hoc committees, as assigned by the department chair
Work on other ad hoc committees, as recommended by the chair
Attend seminars, workshops and webinars, when practical, for continued personal growth
Display good interpersonal communication skills in interactions with students, staff and faculty
Work cooperatively and collaboratively with others in a team environment
Build strong, interactive professional relationships within the college, the university and the profession
Respond to emails and other communications timeously and provide information required for the Annual Report, and other purposes, expeditiously
Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Chair
The College has 32 FTE faculty, and several part-time faculty members who serve a professional student body of over 300 students and graduate students. The College is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and offers the Doctor of Pharmacy degree; distance learning based non-traditional Doctor of Pharmacy degree, dual PharmD/MBA and PhD degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The diverse faculty and student population, and the location provide a culturally enriching environment and opportunities for growth and development. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience, with excellent fringe benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Prospective candidates should submit: 1) a letter of intent, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a statement of research interests (2 pages maximum), and 5) a list of the names and addresses of 3 references. Please submit these documents as one pdf file (in the order stated above) to the email address given below. Alternately, the application may be mailed to the attention of:
Founded in 1867, Howard University, is a private co-educational institution of higher learning. The university has approximately 10,000 students enrolled in 13 schools and colleges. Howard University has a rich and successful history of training “Pharmacy Leaders for America and the Global Community”. The College of Pharmacy is an integral part of Howard University Health Sciences which also includes the College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Nursing and Allied Health, and Howard University Hospital. In alignment with the University’s vision, the College currently has international partnerships with research and practice sites in 11 countries.