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Junior, Assistant, Associate or Full Specialist (Clinical Track Faculty) (#73397) Position Description

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

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, College of Pharmacy, permanent, 11-month, non-tenure track, full-time position, special funds, to begin approximately January 2013, pending position clearance and availability of funding. The College is seeking qualified individuals with training in general internal medicine and other specialties.


Contribute to the Pharm.D. curriculum and precept students on clerkship rotations, serve as a faculty mentor for students, and serve on College of Pharmacy committees. Establish a practice site in an acute care setting, an ambulatory care clinic or in community practice; building and maintaining relationships with physicians, administration, and staff; improving system functions; assists in the teaching of pharmacy students. Engage in college, university, and community professional service.

Minimum Qualifications

Junior Specialist: Eligible for pharmacist licensure in the State of Hawaiʻi. Bachelors of Science or Doctoral degree in a pharmacy-related discipline from an accredited college or university. Successful completion of a PGY1 residency or equivalent clinical experience (2-3 years); ability to communicate clearly in experiential teaching settings and in the context of other student and faculty interactions; ability to develop and maintain a clinical practice site. Assistant Specialist: In addition to the Junior Specialist as stated above; minimum of three (3) years of full-time clinical practice experience. Associate Specialist: In addition to the Assistant Specialist as stated above; documentation of prior mentoring or teaching experience, scholarly and/or creative contributions and service to the academic life of a college and at least five years related experience at Assistant Specialist level or equivalent at current job assignment. Specialist: In addition to the Associate Specialist as stated above; documentation of high quality mentoring or teaching performance, high quality scholarly and/or creative contributions and service to the academic life of a college, with at least five years related experience at Associate Specialist level or equivalent at current job assignment and demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and practice site colleagues, patients and management.

Desirable Qualifications

Successful completion of a PGY2 residency program. Completion of a Masters of Science degree in a pharmacy-related discipline. Prior teaching experience in a Pharm.D. program and/or precepting Pharm.D. students. Knowledge of the accreditation standards of the Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE). Participation in scholarly activities including collaborative clinical research.

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; and transcripts showing degrees and course work appropriate to the position (copies are acceptable, however official transcripts will be required prior to employment). Electronic submissions are welcomed. Each page of the required documents should include your name. Send email with “Pos. No. 73397-Clinical Track Faculty Application” as subject and addressed to All requested documents/information become the property of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Application address: UH Hilo College of Pharmacy, Attn: Kristi Kaniho/#73397, 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Edward Fisher, Search Committee Chair, 808-933-2865;

Please refer to position #73397 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Continuous recruitment, application review begins November 16, 2012.

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at Work At UH.

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