North Dakota State University
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$70,000 and above
The Pharmacy Practice Department in the College of Health Professions at North Dakota State University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Department Chair. This is a full-time, 12 month appointment. The Department Chair is expected to assume her/his duties on July 1, 2020.
The Department Chair is responsible for managing the fiscal and human resources allocated to the Department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: overseeing and supervising all service, education, and research activities that occur in the Department; managing Departmental personnel (including a Vice Chair), supervision of the operating budget and partnerships with residency programs; recruiting new faculty; coordinating Pharmacy Practice faculty teaching assignments; facilitating monthly Departmental faculty meetings; working with College administrators to mentor faculty and provide the necessary leadership to ensure that junior faculty successfully earn tenure and/or promotion; conducting annual performance reviews of Departmental faculty and staff; preparing the Department’s annual report; facilitating Departmental assessment reports; representing the Department at various University and professional functions; serving as a member of the College’s Administrative Council; and performing other duties and projects as assigned by the Dean of the College.
The Department Chair holds a faculty position, and must also meet the expectations of a senior, tenured faculty member in the Department. This includes: regularly teaching courses in the Doctor of Pharmacy program; advising Doctor of Pharmacy students; conducting research and publishing scholarly works; assisting the Department and its faculty in obtaining funding; and providing service to the profession and the University.
Screening of applications will begin February 24, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Nominations as well as applications are encouraged. Applicants should apply through the online NDSU application system: https://jobs.ndsu.edu. Please submit a letter of interest detailing your qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for 3 to 5 references. Nominations and questions regarding the position may be directed to:
Dr. Pamela Jo. Johnson
Chair, Search Committee
College of Health Professions
North Dakota State University
Fargo, N.D. 58108-6050
North Dakota State University is an Advance FORWARD, Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Please use Document 1 for evidence of teaching effectiveness and Document 2 for additional reference contact information.
North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
Hold a terminal degree (Ph.D., Pharm.D., etc.) in a pharmacy-related field;
Hold licensure as a pharmacist in a U.S. state or territory;
Hold the rank of Associate or Full Professor;
Have full time academic pharmacy experience;Individuals who have split appointments between a professional pharmacy program and a clinical site are welcome to apply, so long as they have successfully gained promotion through the auspices of their academic position.
Have some leadership experience. We view leadership and administrative
experience broadly, including traditional administrative roles, the ability to manage a research team, or chairing committees that are vital in achieving the mission of your pharmacy program.
Have a strong understanding of all facets (didactic, laboratory, experiential and inter-professional) of pharmacy education; and
Have experience with academic assessment to support ACPE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education) accreditation.
Effective oral and written communication skills
Preferred qualifications include:
Have full time academic experience as a tenured faculty member;
Have experience precepting Doctor of Pharmacy students;
Have experience with distance education; and
Have one or more of the following: completion of a post-graduate pharmacy residency or fellowship; advanced clinical credentials (i.e., BCPS certification); a master’s degree in public health, education or business.