Job Details

Western University of Health Sciences
  • Position Number: 4598275
  • Location: Pomona, CA
  • Position Type: Health - Healthcare Administration

Assistant or Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration

Posting Number: F00620
Position Status:
Campus: Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department: 1505-Pharmacy Practice

Function: College of Pharmacy
Family: Instruction
Classification Series Title:

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $134,000.00
Maximum $147,609.73

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $134,000.00
Maximum: $147,609.73

Job Summary
The Assistant or Associate Professor in Acute Care is:

1. Responsible for assisting in the establishment of curriculum, subject matter, and methods of instruction and those aspects of student life which relate to the educational process.

2. Promote, by precept and example, a general atmosphere within the College of respect for knowledge, thought, and inquiry.3. Contribute to the planning, development, and evaluation of courses and academic programs within the College.

4. Responsible for establishing clerkship rotations and serving as a preceptor for Pharm.D. students.

5. Responsible for establishing and maintaining a clinical practice site that supports clinical clerkship rotations for Pharm.D. students.

6. Responsible for establishing and maintaining a clinical practice site that supports clinical clerkship rotations for Pharm.D. students.

7. Conduct/participate in pharmacy practice research endeavors.

8. Support the organizational goals and objectives of the College of Pharmacy and Western University of Health Sciences.

9. The faculty member has the right and obligation to participate in scheduled meetings of the General Faculty. Election to the Faculty Senate and election or appointment to committees should be considered a privilege and faculty members are encouraged to share in these responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:

1. Expertise in the area of Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice.

2. Ability to communicate effectively both with groups and individuals.

3. Ability to interact effectively with people of all backgrounds, including students, administration, faculty, and staff.

4. Ability to handle detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality.

5. Ability to handle a wide range of responsibilities in the college environment.

Required Qualifications
1. EDUCATION: Pharm.D. degree.

2. EXPERIENCE: Licensed pharmacist in the State of California or eligible for licensure in the state of California.
Consistent with current College promotion and tenure documents.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to those individuals who have completed a residency or fellowship in Acute Care or those who have a professional interest in Acute Care, and those who have experience in teaching and/or research; publications; and presentations.

Posting Date: 08/21/2023
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Job Duty
Education responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Maintaining intellectual integrity and striving for academic excellence in his/her teaching.

2. Providing students, at the beginning of each block, with a syllabus, indicating materials to be covered, related assignments, and methods of evaluation.

3. Promoting adequate standards of linguistic expression in writing and in speech.

4. Maintaining up-to-date records of the grades of each student in his/her blocks.

5. Serving as a block facilitator as assigned.

6. (In cases where the faculty member teaches in a block that is facilitated by another faculty member): Collaborating with the block facilitator in planning the block, teaching, and conducting student evaluation and block evaluation.

7. Providing lectures/instruction to Pharm.D. students.

8. Contributing to the curricular content in collaboration with other faculty members.

9. Evaluating student performance using both traditional methods (e.g., written tests) and non-traditional methods (e.g., student portfolios).

10. Providing instruction in other WesternU programs.

11. Documenting outcomes and appropriateness of all teaching/research activities on an ongoing basis.

12. Developing elective courses in his/her areas of expertise.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
Scholarship responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Developing and implementing an extramurally funded research program, individually or in collaboration with other researchers.

2. Contributing to the body of knowledge in his/her area of expertise. This can be achieved by preparing publications for refereed/peer-reviewed journals.

3. Conduct research on new methods of teaching.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
College and University responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Serving on university and college committees.

2. Developing an annual portfolio of accomplishments in the areas of service, education, scholarship and professional development.

3. Participating in any special projects or activities as assigned.

4. Developing and maintaining good working relationships with all staff, faculty, and students in the College of Pharmacy and other colleges and divisions of the University.

5. Conducting oneself in a positive and professional manner; representing the college and the university appropriately.

6. Serving as faculty advisor for student professional organizations, clubs and societies.

7. Serving on evaluation panels or teams, such as grant or protocol review panels, site visit teams, educational panels, and academic program evaluation teams.

8. Serving as an advisor to pharmacy students.

9. Participating in college and university functions and student-sponsored programs.

10. Serving as an advisor/mentor to less-experienced faculty (e.g., those at the assistant professor level), when requested.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
Professional Development responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Participating actively in appropriate professional and scientific organizations.

2. Demonstrating on-going skill development in the area of scholarship and developing a national presence in his/her area of expertise.

3. Participating actively in the development and implementation of entrepreneurial activities within the college and university.

4. Working to become a master teacher.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
Clinical practice site responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Developing and/or maintaining a clinical practice site conducive to clerkship rotations for Pharm.D. students.

2. Serving as primary preceptor for assigned Western University of Health Sciences Pharm.D. students on experiential rotation, which includes, but is not limited to providing orientation to the practice site, ensuring student engagement with patient care activities suitable for the site/rotation, providing experiential clinical and other student teaching relevant to the rotation, and evaluation of the student per the college standard procedures.

3. Developing and maintaining good working relationships with others at the clinical practice site.

4. Documenting interventions and patient care interactions as required by the clinical practice site standards.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
Marginal Job Functions

Performing other duties and projects as assigned.

Percentage Of Time

Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Administrative Duties:

Duties are normally performed in a typical office setting. The noise level in this setting is typically low to moderate.

Clinical Duties:
Duties are routinely performed in an environmentally controlled interior healthcare office. The work environment may involve exposure to potentially dangerous materials, e.g., blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, toxic substances, and ionizing radiation. Clinical environments require compliance with safety precautions, and OSHA Bloodborne pathogen training, and may include the use of certain personal protective equipment.

To apply, visit

Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved.

Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency