Instructor, Organic Chemistry
Company: American Chemical Society
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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
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
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
Candidates with postdoctoral or experience with academia,
industry or government in an area related to
pharmaceutics/biopharmaceutics/ drug delivery are encouraged to
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
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.
- 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
- 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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