Overview

Position Number: F21538
Posting Number: F0001902
Location: Ferris State University – Big Rapids

Advertised Salary:
Salary commensurate with qualifications plus a comprehensive benefit package.

FLSA:
Exempt

Employee Class:
F2 – Faculty – FFA – 12-month

At Will/Just Cause:
Just Cause

Summary of Position:
The College is seeking qualified candidates for a tenure-track, 12-month position as Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The College of Pharmacy is launching a brand new integrated curriculum in Fall 2018 and is recruiting teacher-scholars with enthusiasm for team-teaching in an integrated curriculum. The College seeks candidates with a strong commitment to student-centered education to teach pharmacokinetics and drug delivery coursework. The candidate will also be expected to conduct scholarly activities, broadly-defined, and to participate in the service mission of the University and the College. The College is eagerly recruiting a candidate who will complement and deepen existing expertise within the department and exemplify the teacher-scholar model.

Required Education:
Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, Drug Delivery, Industrial Pharmacy, or Pharmaceutical Sciences with emphasis in a related field. Degree must be completed by date of appointment.

Required Work Experience:
Evidence of research/scholarship related to area of specialty.

Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:
Pharmacy practice degree (Pharm.D./B.S./B.Pharm.).Postdoctoral experience.

Licensure as a pharmacist.

Academic pharmacy or medical experience.

Strong evidence of a commitment to teaching in an area related to pharmacokinetics/pharmaceutics.

Demonstration of innovative teaching methodologies.

Evidence of teaching in an integrated pharmacy curriculum.

Display an interest in developing innovative pedagogies in a team-teaching curriculum.

Posting Date:
12/08/2017

Open Until Applicants are Selected, Selected for interview, or Position Filled:
Yes

Initial Application Review Date:
12/18/2017

Internal/External Posting:
External

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application review process will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interviews are expected to begin as soon as possible with a start date as early as July 2018.

Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, Drug Delivery, Industrial Pharmacy, or Pharmaceutical Sciences with emphasis in a related field. Degree must be completed by date of appointment.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Duties (essential):

Develop and teach integrated coursework in pharmacokinetics.

Develop and teach integrated coursework in pharmaceutics.

Assist in other courses as needed.

Development and delivery of an elective course in area of expertise.

Responsibilities:

Individual or collaborative research involving students that contributes to the mission and vision of the College.

Will contribute to the mission and vision of the College, and University through effective and active participation on committees.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation and registration of students, participation in University committees, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance.

Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Required Skills and Abilities:

Effective written, verbal communication, and personal skills are required.