The School of Pharmacy at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in Milwaukee, the largest metropolitan region in Wisconsin, invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Clinical Sciences Department. Through collaborations with Froedtert & MCW, Children’s of Wisconsin, and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, this full-time, 12-month clinical faculty position is available in ambulatory care. Candidates with experience in geriatrics, cardiovascular, endocrine, adult internal medicine, pharmacogenomics, health disparities or women’s health are encouraged to apply.
Our innovative program provides student pharmacists with early and extensive exposure to a variety of clinical settings and world-class research and care in specialties such as cancer, cardiovascular and neurology with opportunities to advance in community-engaged care and pharmacogenomics. Faculty positions provide a unique and exciting opportunity to create innovative team-based services, lead in-part by pharmacist practitioners on a vibrant health science campus. MCW School of Pharmacy provides learners with the knowledge, skills and abilities to practice at the top of their pharmacist license, as emulated by pharmacy faculty.
Core responsibilities of this position include:
- Develop, implement, and maintain a high-quality collaborative pharmacy practice site to provide clinical services and experiential education, in partnership with affiliated clinical site.
- Collaboratively develop and deliver didactic education via innovative teaching methods with an emphasis on interprofessional/interdisciplinary education includes lectures, active learning, asynchronous content delivery, laboratory experiences, group activities, and other instructional modalities.
- Participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration, and teaching, in areas appropriate to the faculty member’s area of interest, which advances the mission of the School, MCW and clinical partner in a collaborative approach to team-science.
- Contribute to service in the School of Pharmacy, MCW, and the profession via continuing professional development of pharmacists and preceptors.
- Mentor students throughout the curriculum, and, where appropriate, mentor pharmacy residents and fellows.
Applicants must hold a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited US program (or equivalent), have completed a residency or fellowship (or possess equivalent experience), and be eligible for Wisconsin licensure. Candidates will have a working knowledge of emerging healthcare delivery models that involve the pharmacy profession; possess the ability to collaborate with faculty and academic leadership to sustain a culture of interprofessional education; have experience in experiential education of pharmacy students and residents; demonstrate organizational, interpersonal and group communication skills; and be active in professional organizations. Applicants should possess a high level of clinical expertise and competency, enthusiasm for teaching, experience with technology-supported teaching, and the interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with learners, faculty, patients, healthcare providers, and the public.
Candidates who have research, grant writing and publication experience will offered secondary appointments in the MCW School of Medicine. Candidates who are Associate Professors are strongly encouraged to apply.
Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, though applications received by December 31, 2020, will be given first consideration. Applicants should submit a letter of application describing their qualifications, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and three philosophical narratives each describing one’s i) teaching, ii) scholarship, and iii) clinical practice development views. Please contact Kajua Lor, PharmD, BCACP, Associate Professor; Chair Clinical Sciences Department at
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About MCW School of Pharmacy
MCW School of Pharmacy is one of the few pharmacy schools in the country offering a three-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree. The inaugural class of PharmD student achieved 76% post-graduate placements in 2020.
Vision: Engage learners, practitioners, and researchers to transform health care through the continuum of discovery and the advancement of innovative pharmacy practice and patient care models.
Mission: Advance the health of our communities through innovative pharmacy education, continuous public and professional service, and diverse scholarly collaborations.
Located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus, the School of Pharmacy will join the School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Froedtert& MCW, Children’s of Wisconsin, and the Blood Research Institute of Wisconsin. Annually MCW enrolls over 1,200 students in degree programs and supports post-graduate training of over 800 physicians with over $160M in support for research, teaching, training and related purposes. The campus is adjacent to the vibrant and growing metropolitan area of Milwaukee and near the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, also a partner of MCW. The total cost for start-up and development of the MCW School of Pharmacy is estimated at $30M. The MCW School of Pharmacy has received Candidate status with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. We are a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; we discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; we provide cutting-edge, collaborative patient care of the highest quality; and we improve the health of the communities we serve.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.