Clinical Assistant Professor/Director of Practice Experiences-Health Systems
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
April 30, 2018
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Employment Type: Permanent Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002377
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is recruiting for a faculty member with expertise in the delivery and assessment of practice-based education. This individual will be appointed as fixed-term faculty member with an administrative appointment as Director of Practice Experiences: Health Systems and at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education (PACE).
In alignment with the guiding principles of the School's Strategic Initiative 1: Educational Renaissance and curricular transformation efforts (https://pharmacy.unc.edu/about/ospa/curriculum-transformation/), Experiential Programs faculty assist the School in developing and executing on the School's experiential training programs. Experiential programs faculty also aim to also inculcate a culture of scholarship and research, continuously studying the (1) impact of innovative practice experiences on student learning and development; (2) quality assurance models to assess experiential sites and preceptors, (3) contemporary preceptor training and development; and (4) interprofessional education and practice in collaboration with other health professional schools on campus. The overall goal of Experiential Programs at the School is to engage in activities that effectively deliver practice-based education, demonstrate the responsible collection and use of data to inform decision making, establish best practices, improve educational outcomes, and optimize impact across the pharmacy academy.
This individual will dually report to the Assistant Deans of Experiential Programs and to the Chair of the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education. For all areas defined below, this individual will need to collaborate with relevant experiential programs partners, faculty, staff, and student pharmacists.
Experiential Programs Administration and Teaching:
Oversee delivery and execution of both immersion (e.g. IPPEs) and advanced immersion experiences (e.g. APPEs) 12 months annually as assigned
Contribute to development and execution of a comprehensive system for assessment of student learning for all experiential programs
Contribute to measurement of implementation fidelity and quality assurance of immersion and advanced immersion experiences
Contribute to preceptor development/recognition and interprofessional education/practice programs as assigned.
Oversee integrated communication strategy with partner sites and student pharmacists
Oversee data elements necessary to maintain ACPE accreditation standards
In collaboration with Assistant Deans and staff oversee budget relative to experiential programs
Teach and/or facilitate coursework in the professional and/or graduate program outside the primary area of experiential programs as needed and at the discretion of the Division Chair
Serve on relevant School committees, as assigned
Contribute to a collaborative research program, focused on experiential programs
Participate fully with advancing the vision and mission of the Division and the Office of Curricular and Student Affairs
Education and Experience:
Prior classroom experience as course director, course facilitator, or course instructor Prior service as preceptor for experiential education Prior work in interprofessional practice environment/teams Prior engagement in scholarship, completion of research training (e.g. fellowship program), or engagement in quality improvement programs Proficiency with Microsoft applications, Qualtrics (or other survey platforms), Sakai (or other course management platforms), and RxPreceptor (or other portfolio/preceptor management platforms)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 139165
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