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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Emy-Lou Biedenharn Chair in Music, Studio Trumpet (5423)

DATE OF ANTICIPATED VACANCY:
August, 2014

QUALIFICATIONS:  M.M. degree in trumpet performance from an accredited institution of higher education, doctorate preferred, ABD considered with evidence of imminent completion.  Trumpet performance and teaching experience required.  Experience in jazz performance and improvisation is desired. 

DESCRIPTION: The Emy-Lou Biedenharn Chair in Music is a nine-month position, renewable after yearly review. The position is a faculty appointment, non tenure-track

STARTING DATE:  August 2014

DUTIES:   Teach applied trumpet to undergraduate and graduate music majors and minor students.  Perform in faculty brass trio as well as solo performances in the community.  Recruit music majors and minors for the trumpet studio and recruit talented players for Department of Music ensembles.  Other duties will be based on the needs of the department and qualifications of the candidate. 

SALARY:  Commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience

DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC:  Within the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences and housed in the School of Visual and Performing Arts, the Department of Music, which holds NASM accreditation, offers the Bachelor of Music Degree in six concentrations.  In cooperation with the Department of Education, ULM offers the Master of Education degree with a concentration in music education.  The Department enjoys extensive participation by non-music majors as well as majors in its bands, choirs, and music theatre program,.  The Department currently has 19 full-time and 3 part-time faculty.  A $5 million renovation of the music facility with the addition of a new 300-seat recital hall was completed in 2005.  The university is in the planning stages of a major renovation to its largest performance hall, Brown Auditorium.

THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Louisiana at Monroe, a state-supported institution with approximately 9,000 students, is situated on a 238-acre tree-shaded campus along the banks of Bayou DeSiard.  ULM is an SREB Four-Year institution and a Carnegie Master’s College and University I. The University combines the beauty of the bayou and a tree-shaded campus with modern, well-equipped academic and athletic facilities and residence halls.  ULM presents a varied schedule of music, art, dance and theatre events. The cultural, academic, recreational, and social opportunities make ULM an excellent place to work. 

THE COMMUNITY: The Monroe-West Monroe metropolitan area, with a population of approximately 100,000, is located in northeast Louisiana halfway between Shreveport and Vicksburg, MS, and is readily accessible by air and major highways.  The Monroe Symphony and Symphony Chorus, Strauss Community Theatre, Biedenharn Museum and Masur Museum offer cultural and popular programs.  The Ouachita River, Bayou DeSiard, and many nearby lakes offer opportunities for fishing, boating, skiing, swimming, and a variety of outdoor activities

APPLICATION: The Applicant should send a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, and the names and contact information for a minimum of three current references.  Additional materials requested include recordings of solo and chamber work, representative programs, and a list of publications. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. An on-campus recital and teaching demonstration will be arranged for selected candidates. Employment is contingent on university budgetary approval. 

N.B. By applying for this position, you are giving express consent for members of the Screening Committee to contact anyone they believe would be helpful to them in evaluating your capabilities.

Submit a letter of application and other materials to:
Dr. Derle R. Long, Director
School of Visual and Performing Arts
The University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

e-mail: long@ulm.edu 

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is seeking qualified adjuncts to teach online for the Office of eULM in the following content areas to teach in the Fall 2014 Semester. 

Sociology - Minimum of a Master Degree in Sociology

English - Minimum of a Master Degree in English

Business – Earned Master Degree or Doctor Degree in Business Related Fields

Mathematics - Minimum of a Master Degree in Mathematics

Biology - Minimum of a Master Degree in Biology

Health Studies – Minimum of a Master Degree or Doctor Degree in Healthcare Management; Leadership; Health Studies;  Kinesiology; Public Health; Health Education; Healthcare Information Management; Health Administration

We are looking to hire faculty with exemplary organizational and communication skills, who embrace technology, and who promote and deliver an innovative, student-centered, active-learning pedagogy in a variety of formats.

Responsibilities:
Use subject matter expertise to lead/participate in online discussions with students at least 5 out of 7 days per week (asynchronously).
Use subject matter expertise to provide accurate assessments of and rich feedback on student work within 3 days of submission.
Respond to all student requests for help within 24 hours by email, phone or instant messaging.
Be available for help by phone and instant messaging 3 scheduled hours per week.
Report midterm and final grades through the Banner system.

Requirements:
A passion for education
Willingness to participate in an online training/orientation course 
Online teaching and/or learning experience
Familiarity with current research in best practices of online teaching and learning
Familiarity with current research in adult learning theory
Attention to detail and willingness to perform all duties assigned
Positive and professional tone in all communications with students, staff and colleagues

Application Information:
Download the Application Form https://webservices.ulm.edu/forms/get-form/771 and send electronically to dawson@ulm.edu along with a curriculum vitae and a list of three references. After initial evaluation has been conducted, we may request a phone interview, official transcripts, and letters of recommendation. 

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Assistant or Associate Professor and Program Director–Tenure Track (5358)

DEPARTMENT
The Department of Gerontology, in the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Health Professions, at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM), is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor and Program Director in Gerontology to begin Fall Semester, August 2014. The Gerontology program offers the M.A. in Program Administration and Aging Studies, a Post Baccalaureate Certificate, and a minor in gerontology.  Located on beautiful Bayou Desiard, the ULM Institute of Gerontology has been in existence for over 40 years.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, collaborative, organized, and creative Gerontologist who possesses the skills and experience to direct our growing online M.A. and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate programs.  In addition to administrative duties, the qualified candidate will teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Advancing the mission of the university, college, and program through research is expected.  The chosen faculty candidate will be eligible to apply for the Endowed Professorship in Gerontology to supplement their research and teaching endeavors. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Due to the multidisciplinary nature of the program, candidates with diverse backgrounds in gerontology, psychology, sociology, public health administration, or other health-related fields, with an emphasis in gerontology, are encouraged to apply.  A doctorate in gerontology or a related profession with an emphasis on gerontology is required.  Competence in web-based instruction is an asset.  Desirable candidates will have experience in grantsmanship and possess a research agenda focusing on older adults and health.

APPLICATIONS
A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts (can be unofficial) and a list of three references with phone numbers and emails to the address below:

Dr. Karen Kopera-Frye, Chair of the Search Committee
University of Louisiana at Monroe
College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Health Professions, Gerontology Program
700 University Avenue
Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0338

(318) 342-1465

frye@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Assistant Professor in Marriage and Family Therapy (5381)

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) School of Health Professions in the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences invites applications for a nine month tenure-track position in the Marriage and Family Therapy Programs at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2014 or when filled. The successful candidate will teach classes in Marriage and Family Therapy, provide clinical supervision of practicum and internships, and maintain an active program of research, which includes the pursuit of external funding for research and/or service. The successful candidate will be expected to serve as a member and/or chair of theses and dissertations, perform student academic and career advisement, and to be actively engaged in departmental, college, university, and professional service.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required Qualifications for Assistant Professor:

Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Marriage and Family Therapy . The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include:

        Preferred Qualifications for Assistant Professor:

APPLICATIONS
The School of Health Professions seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool. A review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates should submit the following documents: (1) a cover letter describing how their educational background and professional experience meet the qualifications for the position, (2) a statement regarding their clinical orientation, and philosophy of teaching and supervision, (3) samples of recent publications, (4) a current curriculum vitae, (5) an unofficial or official transcript, and (6) contact information for at least three professional references. References should have current knowledge of candidates’ professional work. An official or certified copy of transcripts, proof of degree, license(s), and/or supervision status will be required prior to any interview as a finalist for this position. All communications and materials should be directed to:

Dr. Aimee Galick
Chair, Search Committee MAFT
College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Louisiana - Monroe
Monroe, LA  71209
galick@ulm.edu

Telephone:  (318) 342-1336

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Instructor of Spanish (5286)

DEPARTMENT:
World Languages

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Department of World Languages seeks a qualified individual to fill a position as Instructor of Spanish beginning in the fall of 2014 or the spring of 2015.  The University of Louisiana Monroe has an enrollment of approximately 8,200 students.  The campus is located in a culturally rich metro area with a population of 150,000. 

The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences promotes a balance between teaching and intellectual contributions.  The normal teaching load for instructors is 15 undergraduate hours per semester.

QUALIFICATIONS:
A Masters in Spanish is required.  The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include:  (1) excellent teaching skills; (2) coursework and/or teaching experience in Spanish; (3) good interpersonal skills; (4) effective written and oral communication skills and (5) proficiency in both Spanish and English.

APPLICATIONS:
The search will continue until the position is filled. 

Interested candidates should send a letter of application a current vita, and contact information for three reference to:

Dr. Ruth E.Smith, Director
School of Humanities
College of Arts, Education, and Sciences
University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Ave
Monroe, LA.  71209

E-mail:  rusmith@ulm.edu

Phone:  (318) 342-1526

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Chemistry Instructor  (5334)

DEPARTMENT:
The School of Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe invites applications for the position of Chemistry Instructor, starting Fall 2014.

We are seeking an instructor in organic chemistry who is also capable of teaching general chemistry.  Please visit www.ulm.edu and http://www.ulm.edu/sciences/index.html for information about academic programs offered at ULM and the School of Sciences. 

This position is contingent upon funding.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must have at least a master’s degree in chemistry, but a doctoral degree is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching chemistry at the college level, including the demonstration of innovative pedagogical approaches to teaching undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.

APPLICATIONS:
Applicants should send an application letter highlighting their qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, list of courses taught, and the names and contact information of three professional references, including their e-mail addresses and phone numbers. Application materials should be submitted electronically in a single merged PDF document to casehanks@ulm.edu

Requests for information should be directed to:     

Dr. Anne Case Hanks
700 University Ave
University of Louisiana at Monroe, School of Sciences
Monroe, LA 71201

318-342-1822

casehanks@ulm.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant /Associate Professor in Marriage and Family Therapy/Director of Online Program in Creative Systemic Studies (5329)

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning August 2014 or until filled. The successful candidate will be required to be in residence (on campus) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe primarily responsible for serving as Director of the program in the online concentration in Creative Systemic Studies. This will involve coordinating the hiring of all adjunct and/or clinical faculty members required to serve as members or chairs on dissertation committees, and teaching research oriented and systems theory courses. In addition, the candidate will be expected to maintain scholarly activity and perform departmental, college, university, and professional service.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

APPLICATIONS:
The School of Health Professions seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool. ULM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit the following documents: (1) a cover letter describing how their educational background and professional experience meet the required and/or preferred qualifications for the position, (2) a statement regarding their philosophy of teaching and research orientation, (3) samples of recent publications and scholarship, (4) a current curriculum vitae, (5) unofficial transcripts, and (6) contact information for at least three professional references. References should have current knowledge of candidate’s professional work. An official or certified copy of transcripts, proof of degree, license(s), and/or supervision status may be required prior to any interview as a finalist for this position. All communications and materials should be directed to:

Dr. Aimee Galick
Chair, Search Committee Online MAFT
College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Louisiana - Monroe
Monroe, LA  71209

galick@ulm.edu; Telephone: (318) 342-1336

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Professor (5327)

DEPARTMENT:
Occupational Therapy

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe Occupational Therapy Assistant to Masters Occupational Therapy Bridge Program seeks applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track faculty member to be appointed to a level of assistant professor effective August 2014.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum qualifications include: Candidates must hold a minimum of a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body, and must be an occupational therapist certified by NBCOT and is eligible for licensure in the state of Louisiana.  

SALARY:
Rank and salary will be commensurate with scholarship and experience.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) of three references to:

Dr. Patti Calk, OTD., M.Ed., LOTR
MOT Program Director/Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0321

calk@ulm.edu

Information may be submitted electronically or by mail. Review of materials will begin upon receipt of materials and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Professor Communication in Digital Media (5298)

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Communication Program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe seeks a colleague to teach courses in its Digital Media Production concentration. The Communication Program is part of the School of Humanities, which is in turn part of the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences. The normal teaching load will be 12 credit hours per semester.

QUALIFICATIONS:
This is a tenure-track position. Requirements include a terminal degree or near completion of a terminal degree in a relevant field. The Digital Media Production concentration teaches convergent media skills in video production, web media design, motion graphics, mobile media design and digital cinema, with an emphasis on journalism, public relations and communication advocacy applications.

Candidates who can also supervise students in co-curricular student media productions and contribute to our Communication Major core in visual literacy, writing for professional communicators or communication ethics preferred.

The Communication Program at ULM also offers an inter-disciplinary Master of Arts in Communication. We seek a colleague who will be able to teach graduate level courses in digital media, serve on graduate advisory committees and mentor graduate students as major professor. Full membership in the ULM Graduate Faculty requires completion of a terminal degree.

ULM is a teaching institution of approximately 8,500 students. We are situated on the banks of Bayou Desiard in Monroe, Louisiana. We are an equal opportunity employer.

APPLICATIONS:
Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed until filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, current vita, and three letters of recommendation (along with names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of the three references) to:

Dr. Bette Kauffman
Communication Program
School of Humanities
College of Arts, Education, and Sciences
University of Lousiana Monroe

Telephone: (318) 342-1400

FAX: (318) 342-1491

E-mail: Kauffman@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Instructor, Department of Speech-Language Pathology (5252)

DEPARTMENT:
Speech-Language Pathology

ANNOUNCEMENT SUMMARY:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Health Sciences is seeking applicants for a faculty position in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology beginning in the Spring 2014 semester. This position is a nine-month tenure-track academic appointment at the rank of Instructor. Salary is commensurate with experience

QUALIFICATIONS:
A Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and certification from the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) is required. Applicant must possess or be eligible for a license to practice Speech-Language Pathology in the state of Louisiana. Preference will be extended to candidates with strong supervisory and/or teaching experience and knowledge of educational methodology.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate speech-language pathology courses, including practicum instruction. Other duties include student advising, committee involvement, recruitment, scholarly activities, and other activities deemed necessary by the Department Director.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) of three references to:

Dr. Johanna Boult, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Department Head/Assistant Professor
Speech-Language Pathology
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0321

boult@ulm.edu

Information may be submitted electronically or by mail. Completed materials must be received by January 15, 2014. Review of materials will begin upon receipt of materials and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Professor (5233)

DEPARTMENT:
Speech-Language Pathology

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Health Sciences is seeking applicants for a faculty position in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology beginning in the Spring 2014 semester. This position is a nine-month tenure-track academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Teaching responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate speech-language pathology courses and practicum instruction. Other duties include student advising, committee involvement, recruitment, scholarly activities, and other activities deemed necessary by the Department Head.

QUALIFICATIONS:
A Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology and certification from the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) is required. Applicant must possess or be eligible for a license to practice Speech-Language Pathology in the state of Louisiana. Preference will be extended to candidates with strong teaching experience, knowledge of educational methodology, and evidence of an active, promising, and sustainable research program.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) of three references to:

Dr. Johanna Boult, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Department Head/Assistant Professor
Speech-Language Pathology
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0321

boult@ulm.edu

Information may be submitted electronically or by mail. Completed materials must be received by January 1, 2014. Review of materials will begin upon receipt of materials and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Louisiana at Monroe Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Holder of Kitty DeGree Eminent Scholars Endowed Chair in Phar/Professor (4930)

DEPARTMENT:
Toxicology

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Department of Toxicology at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is seeking exceptional candidates for the Kitty DeGree Eminent Scholars Endowed Chair in Pharmacy with a specialty in Food Safety/Toxicology. The Endowed Chair is funded by the $600,000 donation of Mrs. DeGree and $400,000 matching funds from the Louisiana Eminent Scholars Trust Fund creating a $1,000,000 endowment.

The Chair is expected to be a distinguished scholar with a record in research and development related to Food Safety and Toxicology. Examples of research areas involve investigating the toxic effects, in animals or humans, of natural or synthetic chemicals occurring in the human environment with particular emphasis on food safety, microbial and/or chemical safety, and other areas of consumer product safety. Additional areas of interest may include pharmacologic food reactions, effects of veterinary drugs, and biomedical applications of natural food products.

Responsibilities will include developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Food Safety/Toxicology and mentoring graduate students. The Eminent Scholar will hold the academic rank of Professor within the College of Pharmacy and be appointed for a five-year term, which is renewable.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The holder of the Chair is required to have a Ph.D. in Food Science, Food Toxicology, Chemistry, Biology or related discipline, excellent academic credentials, and an established capacity for publishing results of original research and receiving extramural funding.

CLOSING DATE:
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012 and will continue until the position if filled.

APPLICATIONS:
Applicants should submit the following materials:

• Curriculum vitae
• Names, email addresses and telephone numbers of at least four professional references
• Copies of five recent publications
• Brief proposal of research plans for the initial term of the Endowed Chair

Application materials and requests for additional information should be sent to:

Kevin N. Baer, Ph.D., Department Head of Toxicology
Waste Management Endowed Professor of Toxicology
Department of Toxicology
College of Pharmacy
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0495

Email: baer@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Department Head (5043)

DEPARTMENT:
Clinical & Administrative Sciences
College of Pharmacy

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As administrative officer is responsible for comprehensive programmatic delivery on Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences (CAS), the Department Head is responsible to the Dean and Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Assessment.
Responsibilities include the following, with other duties that may be assigned by the Dean:
1. Oversee the development of faculty in the department.
a. Recruiting, selecting, and evaluating faculty.
b. Provide informal leadership to enhance faculty morale and professional development.
2. Manage the department.
a. Participate in the development of a departmental budget in collaboration with the Dean.
b. Maintain departmental records
c. Assign duties to faculty members
d. Supervise departmental staff
e. Maintain finances, facilities, and equipment.
3. Serve as leader for the department.
a. Provide long-term direction and vision for the department.
b. Solicit ideas for improvement of the department.
c. Plan and execute departmental faculty meetings.
d. Represent the department at professional meetings, when working with alumni, and with other stakeholders.
4. Maintain proficiency within academic discipline.
a. Continue to teach in departmental courses.
5. Provide general program support by attending University, Community and Professional events as requested by the Dean.
6. Serve on the College Administrative Council.
7. Serve on professional, college and university committees as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Have an earned professional pharmacy degree (Pharm.D. preferred) and a terminal degree if the professional degree is a not a Pharm.D; seven years relevant experience in pharmacy education. Documented accomplishments in teaching, research and service at a level to be appointed as a tenured professor/associate professor in the Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences of the College of Pharmacy.

Language Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquires or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, faculty, staff, students, and members of the profession of pharmacy and other business entities. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to individuals at all levels, ranging from children to members of boards of director and legislators.

Reasoning Abilities: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to solve problems and plan initiatives. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with various abstract and concrete variables.

Other Qualifications: Demonstrate ethical behavior, professionalism, interpersonal skills, demonstrate academic leadership and management abilities sufficient to effectively direct the support staff. Imminent knowledge of current professional trends in pharmacy, and general knowledge of current trends in the pharmacy practice relating as they relate to curricular aspects of the school. Eligible to receive a Louisiana Pharmacy license.

Work Environment: Normal job functions performed within a standard office environment. Exposure to clinical patient care and/or research laboratories is likely. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

APPLICATIONS:
Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, current vita, and three letters of recommendation (along with the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of the three references) to:

Dr. Karen Briski
Head, Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

Telephone: 318 342-5821

FAX: 318 342-1737

Email: briski@ulm.edu

University of Louisiana at Monroe Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: (TENURE TRACK) 
Assistant/Associate, Clinical Assistant /Clinical Associate or Full Professor in Pharmacy Practice (5071, 5427)

DEPARTMENT:
Clinical & Administrative Sciences

College of Pharmacy

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position of tenure-track Assistant/Associate or Full Professor in Pharmacy Practice has a multitude of responsibilities that are divided in the areas of teaching, service and scholarship. Tenure-track faculty are expected to develop a substantial program of scholarship that can withstand review from faculty at peer institutions. The Department describes scholarship in a broad sense, and expects that tenure track faculty will spend a significant amount of time pursuing and participating in scholarly activities.

TEACHING (30-50%)
Teaching is a primary responsibility for tenure track Pharmacy Practice faculty. Faculty are expected to provide 20-40 didactic lectures as well as teach six to eight months/year in the Advanced Practice Experience Program. Didactic lectures may be taught on campus or through distance learning technology. Teaching responsibilities are at the discretion of the Department Head. Specific responsibilities may include.

5. Coordination or Co-coordination of (a) team taught course(s).
6. Provision of lectures in team taught courses. This responsibility includes providing appropriate exam questions covering the material taught in a timely manner.
7. When appropriate, provision of a single instructor course (Serving as coordinator and lecturer).
8. Precepting students in the Advanced Practice Experience Program. Precepting responsibilities include not only direct supervision of students in patient care encounters, but also appropriately conveying expectations at the beginning of the experience, individualized teaching, and providing formative feedback at the midpoint of the experience and summative feedback at the end of the experience.

SERVICE (20-40%):
Service is the second area of primary responsibility for non-tenure track Pharmacy Practice faculty. The provision of professional services through contractual agreements with affiliated institutions may be a contributing factor in the relative weights of teaching and research assignments and annual evaluation of progress in these areas. Specific responsibilities may be delineated in a service contract; however, in general, responsibilities include.

9. Provision of pharmaceutical care for a defined population of patients.
10. Documentation of the service, including the financial impact of the service on the affiliated institution and/or   the patient population.
11. When appropriate, seeking patient or third party reimbursement for services.
12. Serving as a member, secretary or other officer on committees at the affiliated institution with the approval of the Department Head.
13. Serving as a member, secretary or chair of a Departmental, School, College or University committee.
14. Participation in graduation ceremonies when assigned.
15. Participation in Local, State and National Professional Organizations.
16. Provision of Community service.

SCHOLARSHIP (20-50%)
The Department relies upon tenure-track faculty to support the Department with extramural funding and create national and international recognition for scholarship at the institution. Department does expect that individual faculty will pursue the discovery, integration, and application of knowledge as well as try innovative teaching techniques in the classroom. It is also expected that tenure-track faculty will aggressively pursue extramural funding for scholarly activities as well as publish in peer reviewed journals. Examples of desired Scholarly activities include.

7. Invited research symposia at State, Regional, National or International meetings.
8. Poster presentations at State, Regional, National or International meetings.
9. Podium Presentations at State, Regional, National or International meetings.
10. Peer-reviewed publication of
a. Book reviews
b. Letters to the editor
c. Case-report or case-series publications
d. Review or systematic review articles
e. Original research articles
f. Book Chapters
g. Books
11. Serving as a manuscript or book reviewer for peer reviewed publication.
12. Pursuing and/or obtaining extramural funding for scholarly activities.
13. Development of computer related programming for educational or research purposes. These items should be peer reviewable.
14. Peer reviewable documentation demonstrating the quality and usefulness of novel Pharmaceutical Care Services or the application of new or novel models to your patient population.

PROMOTION AND TENURE
The awarding of tenure and the promotion from Assistant to Associate and /or Associate to Professor will occur according to the guidelines set-forth in the Department and University’s guidelines; however, for tenure track faculty, the greatest emphasis will be placed in the areas of teaching and scholarly activities.

WORK ASSIGNMENTS
The relative weight of the each individual’s expected contributions to teaching, service and scholarship will be determined based on the skills of the individual, external funding obtained, available university resources, and the needs of the University at any point in time.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates should have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited college/school of pharmacy (or equivalent) with residency and/or fellowship training. Those with equivalent experience in the area of practice will also be considered. Eligibility for Louisiana state pharmacy licensure is required. Board certification in a pharmacy care specialty is strongly desired. Candidates should exhibit effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, and dedication to student-centered education and lifelong learning.

APPLICATIONS:
Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of recommendation (along with names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of the references) to the following. Electronic submissions of all materials are encouraged.

Jessica H. Brady, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Clinical and Administrative Sciences
Clinical Faculty Search Committee Chair
ULM College of Pharmacy
1800 Bienville Drive
Monroe, LA 71201
Phone: (318) 342-1697

E-mail: brady@ulm.edu

University of Louisiana at Monroe Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


Additional information regarding positions may be obtained through the Department of Human Resources, Coenen Hall 107 or call (318)342-5140.


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