The School of Pharmacy-Boston seeks a full-time faculty member to deliver high quality learning experiences and education for students in the graduate, undergraduate, and PharmD programs. The faculty member will engage in teaching, service and scholarship activities, and work collaboratively with colleagues across the University as well as with the Department Chair. Additionally, the incumbent provides mentorship to students and contributes to the visibility, impact and reputation of the University and its programs through research and scholarly engagement. The selected candidate will have responsibilities teaching pharmacology, toxicology, and physiology courses in the graduate and undergraduate programs. Subject matters may include basic pharmacology, analytical methods in pharmacology and toxicology, anatomy and physiology, and pharmacogenomics. Rank will be commensurate with education and experience.

Deliver didactic, laboratory and/or experiential instruction via multiple formats (in-person, online, or in a ‘blended’ format) in the undergraduate, graduate, and PharmD programs.

Provide students with an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria

Provide engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered.

Use the University’s learning management system to post syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with students

Advise and assist students through office hours or scheduled appointments, by phone or email, and through other University-approved mechanisms

Support incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion into the curriculum, as well as co-curricular experiences, to broaden the education of students and expand their knowledge of health disparities

Participate in service activities; serve on committees; serve on regional, state, or national organization committees and volunteer activities; represent the program and University in/at community functions; attend School and institutional activities such as Commencement and ceremonies; and support student activities such as health fairs and service projects

Participate in scholarship resulting in conference presentations, publishable manuscripts, peer-reviewed instructional materials, or other outcomes consistent with expectations for scholarly activities described in the Faculty Manual

Serve as a research mentor for graduate and undergraduate students

Offer electives in area of expertise in the PharmD and graduate programs

Attend and participate in monthly School and Department meetings, University ceremonies, and other major events, and serves as a member of University,

School and/or Department committees, as assigned

Contribute to periodic reviews and revisions of departmental course offerings

Maintain advanced knowledge in discipline and areas of expertise

Build and maintain relationships with professional organizations involved with the healthcare sector

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor


  • PhD in Pharmacology
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in the field of pharmacology, toxicology, or biomedical sciences
  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience at the college/university level preferred
  • Commitment to undergraduate, graduate and/or professional education and student success
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Must be able to work independently and effectively interact with a wide array of parties at all levels (students, faculty, administration/staff, alumni, and external constituents, including healthcare industry professionals)
  • Record of scholarly activities commensurate with an academic appointment
  • Evidence of teaching excellence

Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae/resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to reference checks and a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.

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At MCPHS, we appreciate the importance of creating an environment in which everyone feels included and valued. Each of our Community members’ unique experiences and perspectives add value to our ability to create and deliver the best education, academic service, and employee experience possible.

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical, vision, and dental insurance, generous time off, retirement and pension plans, and flexible work arrangements to support work/life balance for our employees while supporting the MCPHS mission.

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