The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy is seeking applications for a 12-month post-graduate training opportunity for residency-trained pharmacists (Academic Fellow) who are interested in a career in academia to obtain advanced teaching, service and research experience at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. The fellow is expected to contribute in the areas of teaching. service, and research.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Participate in course development and implementation by serving as co-course coordinator each semester in conjunction with experienced faculty.
Participate in skills/practicum portion of courses, including facilitating practicum sessions, assessment of current practicum sessions, and development of new educational activities.
Assist in the organization, development. facilitation and evaluation of OSCEs throughout the curriculum.
Co-precept PharmD students on academic teaching & ambulatory care rotations (spring semester)
Develop and present large group lectures as needed for various courses.
Serve on at least one School of Pharmacy and/or Health Sciences Center committee.
Serve on the School of Pharmacy Assessment Committee and assist with identifying and analyzing assessment data obtained throughout the curriculum.
Participate in interprofessional education (IPE) and population health initiatives in conjunction with service learning projects and student organizations.
Exhibit professionalism through participation in pharmacy organizations and serve as a student organization mentor.
Continue to develop clinical practice skills by participating in patient care in an ambulatory care setting.
Advance pharmacy practice & patient care through advocacy & regulatory affairs via the integral relationship with the WVU SoP Wigner Institute for Advanced Pharmacy Practice, Education & Research & the WV Board of Pharmacy.
Develop and complete two research projects related to the scholarship of teaching & learning, and present at a professional meeting. Fellow will also be expected to submit at least one manuscript to a peer-reviewed journal prior to the end of the fellowship.
Collaborate with faculty to support the scholarship and research missions of the school.
Licensed pharmacist or eligible for licensure in West Virginia.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited institution.
Completion of an ASHP-accredited residency program.
Displays interest in becoming a faculty member at a college of pharmacy.
Demonstrates excellence in interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work in teams to accomplish programmatic objectives.
High level of enthusiasm for didactic and clinical teaching, and the interpersonal skills needed for interacting effectively with students and faculty.
Demonstrates commitment to the professional development of students.
Strong commitment to the growth of the profession evidenced by passion for the profession, teaching and curricular development.
Organizational. and time management skills.
West Virginia University