Adjunct Instructor 1 - Pharmaceutical Science

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Categories: Faculty, Part-Time

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 - Pharmaceutical Science  
Location: Grand Rapids (Pharmacy)  

37001 - Pharmaceutical Sciences

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement.  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: As Needed  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: Looking for an Adjunct Instructor Level 1 of Pharmacy in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department at Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Strong commitment to student-centered education. Responsibilities include teaching of the Pharmacy Law course. This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis. This posting is being used for in-person and/or online instruction. However, the candidate selected for the position must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment.  
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Doctoral degree in pharmacy administration or a related field OR Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited institution OR Juris Doctor degree.  
Required Work Experience: A minimum of 5 years of pharmacy-related employment.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Degree in Pharmacy (BS or PharmD) from an ACPE-accredited institution. Teaching experience in higher education is preferred. Eligible to obtain license to practice law in the United States or licensed to practice law in the United States.
Licensed Pharmacist in the State of Michigan
Ten years of pharmacy-related employment. Two years part-time is equivalent to one year full-time.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching the Pharmacy Law course.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are not limited to: keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Thorough understanding of federal and state rules and laws that govern the profession of pharmacy.

Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents: License (Pharmacist), Other 1 (Law license), & Unofficial Transcript 2  
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of an unofficial transcript of doctoral degree in pharmacy administration or related field OR Doctor of Pharmacy degree OR Juris Doctor degree.

Unofficial Transcript 2 (OPTIONAL): Applicants who have a degree in Pharmacy (BS or PharmD) must attach a copy of unofficial transcript

The transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit official transcripts.

Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Teaching Philosophy (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of each document.

The optional documents listed align with the items listed in the Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered section:

Pharmacist license in the State of Michigan, if applicable and/or law license if applicable.

The anticipated start date of this position is January 2025.
Initial Application Review Date:
June 17, 2024  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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