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Date Posted: 31-AUG-2017
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23263
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy invites applications for an administrative faculty position, Coordinator of Assessment, at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The position will be a full-time, non-tenure appointment under the direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. The position is based at the Memphis Campus with responsibilities to all campuses (Memphis, Knoxville, & Nashville).

The Coordinator of Assessment has responsibility for leading and managing the assessment activities for the College. The Coordinator of Assessment should be able to critically think and effectively problem-solve to proactively identify assessment needs and initiate a process that results in an action plan to improve the quality of the program and curriculum. The individual will collaborate with peers within the College to create a culture of assessment, with colleagues on the UTHSC campus on assessment related matters, and ensure the assessment program meets or exceeds the requirements for ACPE & SACS accreditation. The Coordinator will lead faculty enrichment opportunities in the areas of educational delivery and assessment and assist faculty with quantitative assessments.

A successful candidate will function as an independent investigator with grantsmanship and scholarship focused in the area of assessment, and is expected to teach within the pharmacy program.

Education and Experience
Qualified applicants should hold a Doctor of Pharmacy degree with postdoctoral training or experience in assessment and/or a Doctoral degree in education, social/behavioral science, or related field with experience in educational assessment, research design, and statistics in higher education. Applicants should have at least one year experience at an academic institution of higher education (preferably in pharmacy or a health-related field) in the area of assessment, or equivalent work experience. Experience with and knowledge of the professional accreditation process is desired.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references by mail or email to:

Stephanie Phelps, Pharm.D., BCPS
Distinguished Professor & Associate Dean
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
881 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38163
901.448.8780
sphelps@uthsc.edu

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.