Assistant Professor of Pharmacy

Alfaisal University

The College of Pharmacy at Alfaisal University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Pharmacy Practice within the Department of Pharmacy Practice. The successful candidate will contribute to our dynamic academic community, engage in innovative research, and play a vital role in shaping the future of pharmacy education.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching: Deliver high-quality instruction in pharmacy practice courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, with a focus on fostering critical thinking, evidence-based practice, and clinical skills.
  • Research: Develop and maintain an active and independent research agenda in an area related to pharmacy practice and publish in reputable peer-reviewed journals.
  • Clinical practice integration: Integrate clinical experiences into the curriculum, fostering connections between classroom learning and real-world pharmacy practice.
  • Student mentorship: Mentor and advise students, providing guidance on academic and professional development. Supervise student research projects and experiential learning opportunities.
  • Service: Contribute to departmental and institutional service through participation in committees, leadership roles, and community engagement activities.
  • Professional development: Stay abreast of developments in the field of pharmacy practice, actively engaging in professional organizations and continuing education.

Qualifications

  • Educational background: A Pharm.D. or B.Sc. Pharmacy degree, and a Ph.D. in Pharmacy Practice or a related field from an accredited institution. Board certification is highly desirable.
  • Teaching experience: Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. Experience with innovative teaching methodologies and technology integration is a plus. A minimum of 2 years of teaching experience post-Ph.D. is required.
  • Research record: A strong record of research accomplishments, including publications in peer-reviewed journals and the potential for securing external research funding.
  • Clinical experience: Clinical pharmacy practice experience is preferred, with an ability to link practical experiences to academic coursework.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit the following documents

  • Cover letter highlighting teaching and research experience.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Statement of research interests.
  • Record of excellence in teaching.
  • Contact information for three professional references.

Please submit your application materials electronically to: aaljahbali@alfaisal.edu.

For more information about Alfaisal University and the College of Pharmacy, please visit https://www.alfaisal.edu/en/