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Instructor, Organic Chemistry

Company: American Chemical Society
Location: Rootstown
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The assistant professor is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track appointment within the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The primary responsibility of the incumbent will be in teaching with responsibilities that may broadly include topics within the pharmaceutical sciences, such as pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics, drug delivery, pharmaceutical compounding, and formulation development, in the Pharm.D. program. The remaining effort will be devoted to service to the department and college, as well as research and scholarship. This position will report to the department chair with a distribution of effort proportionate with the appointed rank. The position is available immediately, and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to those with pharmacy backgrounds or those with previous teaching experience. A highly competitive salary and full employee benefits package will be offered. Non-tenure track faculty positions are renewable annually based on performance.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Principal Functional Responsibilities

1) Teaching: Contribute to curriculum development and delivery for the College of Pharmacy. This includes instruction in, and management of, courses in the following specialty areas: Pharmaceutics / Biopharmaceutics / Drug Delivery. Preparation and presentation of teaching/learning experiences, class materials and examinations in assigned courses, and monitoring and maintaining records of student progress in assigned courses. Mentor graduate and pharmacy students in both, the classroom, and lab. This may also include undergraduate students where/when appropriate.

2) Research: Develop a high degree of scholarship productivity, as measured in quantity and quality of peer-reviewed scholarly publications and receipt of peer-reviewed research funding will be expected. Publish results in both discovery and pedagogy, in appropriate professional journals and books. Present scholarly works locally, regionally, and nationally.

3) Service: Participate in department, College and/or University service responsibilities. Service contributions may also include participation in professional organizations.


Education/Degrees: Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in pharmaceutical or biomedical science, ideally focused on pharmaceutics/biopharmaceutics/ drug delivery with a breadth of scientific knowledge affording the ability to effectively teach/instruct and mentor in the college of pharmacy.

Candidates with postdoctoral or experience with academia, industry or government in an area related to pharmaceutics/biopharmaceutics/ drug delivery are encouraged to apply.

Experience: Possess a record of academic, intellectual, and professional growth attested to by:

  • Subject-matter expertise in at least one of the specialty areas: Pharmaceutics / Biopharmaceutics / Drug Delivery.
  • Significant teaching experience in the desired specialty areas. .
  • A substantial portfolio of peer-reviewed publications.
  • Significant track record of research and scholarship
  • Evidence of successful mentorship of undergraduate, professional or doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and junior colleagues.

Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies

Key Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics: A commitment to academic excellence; advanced knowledge of pharmaceutics/biopharmaceutics/ drug delivery; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills; understanding of professional interdisciplinary education and health science-related issues.

Key Competencies:

  • Communication: Builds and maintains open, transparent and effective lines of communication, within and outside the University, to better serve others in all interactions; appropriately tailor written and verbal messages to target audiences.
  • Service Excellence: Maintains focus on service excellence in all relationships with colleagues, students and NEOMED guests; views all interactions as a potential opportunity for demonstrating NEOMED's focus on serving others.
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/DE&I: Practices inclusion of those unique human qualities that are different from our own and outside the groups to which we belong; respects and values all people, nurtures open dialogue between those of differing perspectives; and empowers people to express themselves and show an appreciation of others. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) at NEOMED includes in addition to the dimensions of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation, it also includes socioeconomic status, physical attributes and abilities; political, cultural, and intellectual ideologies and practices.
  • Civility: Civility at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) involves treating people with dignity, respect, and courtesy which involves efforts to understand differences and a general awareness of the rights, wishes, concerns and feelings of others. It involves speaking in ways that are respectful, responsible, restrained and principled, and avoiding that which is offensive, rude, demeaning or threatening.

Keywords: American Chemical Society, Cleveland , Instructor, Organic Chemistry, Other , Rootstown, Ohio

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