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Sreenath MajumderSreenath Majumder, Howard and Myra Brembeck Associate Professor of Economics



Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Pharmacogenomics (Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus: Fort Wayne or Telecommuting

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This position is a 12-month, tenure-track (FW campus) or non-tenure track (telecommuting) pharmacogenomics faculty position.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching pharmacogenomics and related topics (e.g., biochemistry, molecular biology, human genetics).  Individuals with experience delivering distance learning and those individuals with interest in a teacher-scholar model of education are also desired.

Essential Job Functions: These consist of three domains:  teaching, service and scholarship. Percentages will vary dependent on whether this is an on-campus or telecommuting position.

Teaching (50-70%)

  • Provide quality instruction in online didactic courses in pharmacogenomics and related topics.
  • Collaborate with other faculty to further develop the Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics program for effective delivery of the curriculum with emphasis in the distance-learning environment.  This includes creating, developing and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for the application of pharmacogenomics in a wide variety of settings (e.g., research laboratories, clinical laboratories, clinical settings).
  • Serve as course coordinator, as assigned.
  • Develop and teach elective courses, as necessary.
  • Continuously strive to incorporate and introduce timely topics and cutting-edge concepts in relevant areas.
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for students and colleagues.

 Scholarship (10-30%)

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration and teaching in Pharmacogenomics services.
  • Pursue fundable programs appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline and interests (on-campus primarily)
  • Disseminate the results of scholarly endeavors in appropriate forums, including publications, presentations and teaching.
  • Mentor and collaborate with other scholars both inside and outside the institution, as appropriate.

 Service (10-20%)

  • Serve as a faculty mentor to distance-learning Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics students.
  • Participate actively on College and University committees.
  • Serve as a faculty advisory to student organizations, as necessary.
  • Serve as a mentor to new faculty and staff, as appropriate.
  • Contribute meaningfully to departmental and College developmental and planning activities, such as retreats and workshops.
  • Participate in local, state and national professional organizations and professional development activities.
  • Participate in community service activities, as appropriate, for the faculty’s area of practice or as determined by the College or University.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy or terminal degree in pharmaceutical science with a focus on pharmacogenomics.
  • Understanding of current pharmacogenomics education and application.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators and other stakeholders.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Ability to deliver course content through distance-learning platforms.
  • Ability to provide effective feedback.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and collaborators.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage time.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Expertise in more than one area of study or research, e.g., pharmacogenomics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics.

Work Schedule: Full time, exempt, 40-hour per week.  Occasional evenings and weekends. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Due to limited attachment space, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vita.  Email teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and contact information for three references to jnsteele@manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/PGx (Pharmaceutical Sciences) 

Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Campus: Fort Wayne 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This position is a 12-month tenure-track biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics faculty position.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics and related topics.  Those individuals with interest in a teacher-scholar model of pharmacy education and research are also desired. 

Essential Job Functions: These consist of three domains:  teaching, service and scholarship. 

Teaching (30-60%)

  • Provide quality instruction in didactic courses in biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Collaborate with other faculty to develop the curriculum and teaching and administrative methods needed for effective delivery of that curriculum.  This includes creating, developing and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for modern pharmacy practice.
  • Serve as course coordinator, as assigned.
  • Develop and teach elective courses, as appropriate.
  • Continuously strive to incorporate and introduce timely topics and cutting-edge concepts in relevant areas.
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for pharmacy students and colleagues. 

Scholarship (30-50%)

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration and teaching in biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics services.
  • Pursue fundable programs appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline and interests.
  • Disseminate the results of scholarly endeavors in appropriate forums, including publications, presentations and teaching.
  • Mentor and collaborate with other scholars both inside and outside the institution, as appropriate. 

Service (10-20%)

  • Serve as a faculty mentor to pharmacy students.
  • Participate actively on College and University committees.
  • Serve as a faculty advisory to student organizations, if applicable.
  • Serve as a mentor to new faculty and staff, as appropriate.
  • Contribute meaningfully to departmental and College developmental and planning activities, such as retreats and workshops.
  • Participate in local, state and national professional organizations and professional development activities.
  • Participate in community service activities, as appropriate, for the faculty’s area of practice or as determined by the College or University.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy or terminal degree in pharmaceutical science with a focus on biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics.
  • Understanding of current pharmacy education and practice.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators and other stakeholders.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Ability to deliver course content in our basic science courses and integrated pharmacotherapy modules.
  • Ability to provide effective feedback.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and collaborators.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage time.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Expertise in more than one area of study or research, e.g., biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics, pharmacodynamics. 

Work Schedule: Full time, exempt, 40-hour per week.  Occasional evenings and weekends. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Due to limited attachment space, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vita.  Email teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and contact information for three references to jnsteele@manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.