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Junior, Assistant, Associate or Full Specialist (Clinical Education Coordinator) (#86364) Position Description

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The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

UH Hilo, The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, general funds, full-time, tenure-track, 11-month type appointment to begin approximately October 2013, pending position clearance and availability of funding.


Assist in the design and management of a clinical pharmacy training network for Pharm.D. students for the experiential program. Develop partnerships among the diverse health care systems throughout the state and nationwide to afford students quality clinical education experiences in accordance with national standards and the Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE). Assist in the teaching of the didactic and experiential programs, serve as a faculty advisor for students, and serve on College and University committees. Complete specified activities assigned by the Chair of Pharmacy Practice as necessary to support the College of Pharmacy’s mission and ultimate accreditation with ACPE.

Minimum Qualifications

Junior Specialist Minimum Qualifications: Degree in Pharmacy; eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of Hawaiʻi at the time of hire; three (3) years relevant experience; demonstrated excellent verbal/written communication skills and the ability to function effectively in a team environment.

Assistant Specialist Minimum Qualifications: In addition to the Junior Specialist as stated above; 30 credits of graduate study in a relevant field; three (3) years of experience in the rank of Junior Specialist or its equivalent.

Associate Specialist Minimum Qualifications: In addition to the Assistant Specialist as stated above; a doctoral degree in a relevant field; four (4) years of experience at the rank of Assistant Specialist or its equivalent with at least two years directly related to the duties of this position.

Specialist Minimum Qualifications: In addition to the Associate Specialist as stated above; fur (4) years of experience in the rank of Associate Specialist or its equivalent with at least two years directly related to the duties of this position.

Desirable Qualifications

Doctoral degree (e.g., Pharm.D. or PhD in a pharmacy related discipline); experience in professional clinical training related to pharmacy education; five (5) years clinical practice experience in a department/division of an accredited U.S. College or School of Pharmacy; prior teaching experience in a Pharm.D. program or graduate/professional education and in precepting Pharm.D. students; successful completion of a PGY1 or PGY2 residency program or post-doctoral fellowship; experience with curricular development, assessment and evaluation in a Pharm.D. program; knowledge of the accreditation standards of the Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE); scholarship documented by attainment of extramural research grants, manuscripts submitted for publication in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at professional forums.

Pay Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications (How to Apply)

Submit a letter of application stating clearly the position being applied for, the position number, and addressing how the minimum and desirable qualifications are met, inclusive of providing a statement of one’s philosophy of teaching and research; curriculum vitae; names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Original official transcripts must be received by the Human Resources department prior to start date. Electronic submissions are welcomed. Each page of the required documents should include your name. Send email with “Pos. No. 86364-Clinical Education Coordinator Application” as subject and addressed to All requested documents/information will become the property of the University. Failure to submit all required documents/information shall deem an application to be incomplete and will not be considered. Address: UH Hilo College of Pharmacy, Attn: Kristi Kaniho/#86364, 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Lara Gomez, Search Committee Chair, (808) 933-3860, email:

Please refer to position #86364 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

First review will begin on August 16, 2013 and will continue until filled.

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at Work At UH.

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