• Adjunct Faculty - Post BS PharmD Pathway

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    # of Openings
    Adjunct Faculty
  • 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.


    Adjunct faculty will serve as a preceptor and role model in the education of Doctor of Pharmacy students in a distance education setting and provide guidance focused on critical thinking, applying, analyzing and synthesizing information from research gathered by the student at their own practice site.


    Adjunct faculty qualify to participate in the Post BS PharmD pathway by meeting and adhering to standards set by the MCPHS University Experiential Education Department and the Directors of the Post BS PharmD program. An adjunct faculty takes on the role of teacher. An adjunct faculty for the Post BS PharmD program must recognize that students in the program are licensed working professionals and have practical experience. This role is performed in the distance education setting by reviewing and providing written feedback for multiple written cases each semester.


    Support students by:


    • Maintaining communication electronically using MCPHS University email
    • Reviewing expectations with students, motivating students, and providing evaluation and written feedback on an ongoing, timely, basis.

    Support course coordinators by:


    • Reviewing program structure and requirements.
    • Reviewing course materials each semester, including the syllabus, to obtain due dates of the required competencies and communication project.
    • Maintaining communication with the course coordinators
    • Informing director and course coordinator about scheduling conflicts or extended periods of absence.
    • Informing director and course coordinator of inactive students or students at risk of failing at any point during the semester. 
    • Informing director and course coordinator of any suspected academic dishonesty among students.
    • Emailing student grades to the course coordinator by requested due date.

    Demonstrate experience in services such as:


    • Patient counseling and/or education
    • Patient care consultation: drug selection, dosing etc.
    • Drug information services
    • Participation in drug utilization evaluations, adverse drug reaction programs, and pharmacokinetic services
    • In-service education

    * Candidates identified.




    • US Pharmacy licensure, Doctor of Pharmacy, in good standing
    • A minimum of one-year experience as a practicing pharmacist in a clinical setting
    • Access to a computer to perform functions required
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and track changes

    Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available. 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 encouraged to apply.


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