Assistant Professor (18590)



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Job description

Job ID: 3905


This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants are still under consideration.

Position Vacancy Announcement

Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health is pleased to announce the acceptance of qualified applications for the Assistant Professor vacancy. We are seeking qualified candidates for a 12 month, full-time faculty position at the assistant professor level. Candidate will be expected to have a strong commitment to innovative teaching, research and service.


Maintains active didactic and experiential teaching assignments and college service commensurate with rank and experience. Didactic teaching assignments will reflect the professional expertise of the faculty member and may include application of pharmacy law to specific patient-case scenarios, integrated therapeutics lectures, clinical patient- and physical assessment techniques in pharmacy skills courses, and application of knowledge in a small classroom environment; and clinical practice and experiential teaching will be coordinated with an established medical partner of the College and afford the faculty the opportunity to provide direct-patient care services in an institutional setting.
Develops and maintains a clinical practice with an established partner of the College; Provides experiential education opportunities for fourth professional-year PharmD students; Develops and deliver high-level, engaging didactic lessons within assigned courses; Coordinates and manage the deployment of required and elective courses as assigned; Attends/participates in Division of Pharmacy Practice meetings and other committee meetings as per assigned service; Advises pharmacy students as assigned; Performs teaching responsibilities as assigned by Pharmacy Practice Division Director; and engages in scholarly activity relevant to their practice and teaching assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have earned a Pharm.D, PGY1 residency and/or completed a fellowship program.

Recommended Competencies

Knowledge of teaching and learning pedagogy and student success initiatives;
Knowledge of academic programming related to pharmacy education;
Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives, and exercise independent judgment;
Ability to communicate and present information effectively to internal and external audiences;
Ability to multi-task, develop and present workshops or training, and to advise and guide students specific to pharmacy learning opportunities;
Demonstrates a positive attitude and work ethic;
Excellent organizational skills;
Ability to work with a diverse student population;
Excellent computer skills;
Ability to use Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
Observes schedules and meets assignment deadlines; and
Demonstrates willingness to learn/enhance skills needed to perform responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with the following experiences or credentials: teaching, board certification, research and grant writing, hospital and retail practice with a background in Pharmacy Law and Ethics, and/or Ambulatory Care/Critical Care pharmacy practice settings.

Anticipated Salary Range


Licenses and Certifications

Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Florida.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate is subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks and verification of education. An official college transcript, a high school diploma, or other educational documents must be submitted, where applicable, at the time of employment.

Only United States (U.S.) citizens or aliens who have a legal right to work in the U.S. are eligible for employment. Federal law requires proof of your authorization to work in the United States. You will be required to provide proof of your identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of employment.

Section 110.1128, Florida Statutes, prohibits employment by the State (including re-hire after a break in service) of any male born after October 1, 1962, who failed to register with the Selective Service System, under the provisions of the U.S. Military Selective Service Act, during the person’s period of eligibility (ages 18 through 25). Additionally, if currently employed by the State, this law prohibits the promotion of such person. You may be required to provide documentation.

How to apply

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history and education details even if attaching a resume. If you are a current FAMU employee, you must apply through Self Service in iRattler. This search is being conducted under Florida law, including the Sunshine law and Public Records law.

Reasonable Accommodation

If you require a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAA), please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs at (850) 599-3076 at least ten (10) days prior to the start of the event. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the University by calling TDD via FRS (800) 955-8771.

Contact Information

Please contact the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health at (850) 599-3301.

Equal Opportunity/Equal Access University: Florida A&M University is an Equal Opportunity Employer including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University was founded as the State Normal College for Colored Students, and on October 3, 1887, it began classes with fifteen students and two instructors. Today, FAMU, as it has become affectionately known, is the premiere school among historically black colleges and universities. Prominently located on the highest hill in Florida’s capital city of Tallahassee, Florida A&M University remains the only historically black university in the eleven member State University System of Florida.