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Faculty - Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy

Faculty - Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy

ID 
2017-2666
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Boston
Category 
Faculty 12 Mo

More information about this job

Overview

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

 

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

Responsibilities

The Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy (PEP) program within the School of Pharmacy offers both  master’s and doctoral degrees.  The PEP program develops students who are able to evaluate the best use of health care resources to care for patients, using techniques that include pharmacoeconomics and pharmacoepidemiology.  Students in the PhD program have the option to pursue two specialty tracks in Health and Pharmacoepidemiology or Health Economics and Outcomes Research.

 

In addition to standard faculty obligations of teaching, scholarship and service, specific responsibilities may include the following:

 

  • Develop program curricula and course offerings
  • Assure effective delivery of the respective course offerings of the program, and teaching courses in the program
  • Pursue grants and contracts to support scholarly activities
  • Provide ongoing activity reports of the program to the Department Chair
  • Serve as a member of University, School and/or Department committees, as assigned
  • Attend and participate in regular School and Department meetings, University ceremonies, and other major events
  • Build and maintain relationships with professional organizations, such as ISPOR.
  • Support the development of marketing materials for the program and supporting the recruitment of qualified students
  • Support students enrolled in the program.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.


Faculty rank will be commensurate with education and experience.

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • Doctorate in a related academic field, with sufficient academic experience for the position
  • Demonstrated scholarly research in the field
  • Evidence of teaching excellence
  • Demonstrated commitment to mentoring and working successfully with a diverse student population
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively interact with a broad group of stakeholders
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure

Desired:

 

  • Experience advising graduate students
  • Experience with online education

 

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.

 

Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.