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Interested in joining our team? The MCW Pharmacy School is in the process of taking applications for the following positions.

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Medicinal Chemistry

Position Description:

This position provides unique and exciting opportunities to shape not only a new and innovative pharmacy program but to be immersed in vibrant academic health science campus that continues to advance its research mission. There are significant opportunities for advancing the research mission through several Departments, Centers and Institutes.  Collaborations exist with the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Drug Discovery Center, Cell Biology and Neurobiology Department, Neuroscience Research Center and the recently announced joint-Biomedical Engineering Department with Marquette University. Collaborations also exist with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeastern Wisconsin, a consortium of eight regional organizations whose mission is to advance the health of the community through research and discovery that is located on the MCW Milwaukee Campus.

School of Pharmacy faculty members are expected to develop, coordinate, and teach course content in an integrated doctor of pharmacy curriculum. Core responsibilities of this position include:

  • Collaboratively develop and deliver pharmaceutical sciences education in the doctor of pharmacy program. 

  • Engage in other innovative teaching methods with an emphasis on interprofessional/interdisciplinary education that includes lectures, asynchronous content delivery, demonstrations, group activities, etc.

  • Participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration, and teaching, in areas appropriate to the faculty member’s areas of interest, which advances the mission of the School and MCW. 

  • Collaborate with various MCW programs to mentor pharmacy, medical, and graduate students in research.

  • Contribute to service in the School, College, and the profession/discipline.

  • Provide mentoring and advising to students throughout the curriculum.

Position Requirements:

Qualifications

Applicants must have an earned PhD degree in Medicinal Chemistry or a related field. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong desire to contribute to the growth and development of the program in a progressive, thoughtful, and enthusiastic manner. In addition, candidates should have the ability to collaborate with faculty and academic leaders to sustain a culture attentive to interprofessional education, have demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and group communication skills, and be active in professional organizations. Candidates, with expertise in synthetic medicinal chemistry, who have research, grant writing and publication experience will be given priority. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Pharmacogenomics

Position Description:

 
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Pharmacy is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant/Associate Professor faculty appointment in the area of Pharmacogenomics. This full-time, 12-month, position is located at the main MCW campus in Milwaukee, WI.

Position
This position provides the incumbent the opportunity to build a number of initiatives. First and foremost is establishing a clinical pharmacogenomics program that brings pharmacogenomics implementation into routine clinical practice in collaboration with clinical partners of MCW (i.e., Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center) and the respective departments of pharmacy. The faculty will be expected to develop post-graduate training programs (i.e. fellowships) and educational tracks in the doctor of pharmacy curriculum as well as Masters level programming in the School of Pharmacy. Core responsibilities of this position include:

  • Participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration, and teaching, in areas appropriate to precision medicine and clinical pharmacogenomics, which advances the mission of the School and MCW.
  • Embark upon launching a clinical pharmacogenomics program in conjunction with partnering departments of pharmacy.
  • Lead the introduction of a clinical pharmacogenomics program in a specified patient population.
  • Establish an area of fundable research related to clinical pharmacogenomics.
  • Collaborate with various MCW programs to mentor pharmacy, medical, and graduate students in research.
  • Collaboratively develop and deliver pharmaceutical sciences education in the doctor of pharmacy program that may include pharmacology, immunology, pharmacogenomics, and pharmacotherapeutics.
  • Engage in innovative teaching methods with an emphasis on interprofessional/interdisciplinary education that includes lectures, asynchronous content delivery, demonstrations, group activities, etc.
  • Contribute to service in the School, MCW, and the profession/discipline.
  • Provide mentoring and advising to students throughout the curriculum.

Position Requirements: 

Qualifications

Applicants must have earned a PhD, MD, or PharmD or equivalent degrees in a field related to Pharmacy, Pharmacology or Pharmacogenomics. Pharmacists or physicians must be eligible for licensure in Wisconsin. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years with expertise or background in clinical pharmacogenomics applications. The primary faculty appointment will be in the Clinical Sciences Department of the School of Pharmacy with a plausible secondary appointment in another academic unit of MCW. In addition, candidates should have the ability to collaborate with faculty and academic leaders to sustain a culture attentive to interprofessional education, have demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and group communication skills, and be active in professional organizations. Candidates who have research, grant writing and publication experience in clinical pharmacogenomics will be given priority. Faculty rank, academic appointments, and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

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Assistant Professor Pharmacy Administration and Regulatory Sciences

Position Description:

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Pharmacy is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor faculty position in Pharmacy Administration and Regulatory Sciences with a co-appointment as a Research Oversight Program Director. This full-time, calendar year, position is located at the main MCW campus in Milwaukee, WI.

Opportunity

This faculty position provides unique and exciting opportunities to shape not only a new and innovative pharmacy program, but also to be immersed in vibrant academic health science campus that continues to advance its research mission through several Departments, Centers and Institutes. Collaborative opportunities exist within and beyond MCW to develop partnerships which accelerate discovery, with the goal of improving health for all.

School of Pharmacy faculty members are expected to develop, coordinate, and teach course content in an integrated Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum and conduct research. Core responsibilities of this position include:

  • Collaboratively develop and deliver pharmacy education in the Doctor of Pharmacy program that may include population health, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, health care delivery, quality improvement, and regulatory sciences.
  • Engage in innovative teaching methods with an emphasis on interprofessional/interdisciplinary education that includes lectures, asynchronous content delivery, demonstrations, group activities, etc.
  • Contribute to a research portfolio in regulatory sciences, public health, population health, health outcomes, pharmacoepidemiology, or a related field that advances the mission of the School and MCW. 
  • Collaborate with other MCW programs to mentor pharmacy, medical, and graduate students in research.
  • Contribute to academic service in the School, MCW, and the profession/discipline.
  • Provide mentoring to pharmacy students throughout the curriculum.

This role is also a member of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Office of Research team and will serve as the Research Oversight Program Director.  This role will serve as the regulatory expert to support the early-stage development of Investigator-initiated clinical research at the Medical College of Wisconsin. A chief duty of this role will be to guide investigators and their teams in the process of how their new discoveries, novel technologies, such as cell therapies, new or investigational drugs, devices and therapies should be disclosed, used, protected, and further developed. This role will provide guidance and education on regulations and function as an advisor between investigators, sponsors, research team members and regulatory agencies. Primary Functions within MCW’s Office of Research include:

  • Partner with Office of Technology Development as a project consultant to help manage early stage invention disclosures and patent applications for promising IND/IDE inventions to achieve the next critical steps in their development
  • Provide guidance and direction in regard to pharmacy regulations, and MCW SOP’s in relationship to the use of investigational articles.
  • Develop effective working relationships with applicable stakeholders to ensure pharmacy regulations are incorporated into research at MCW is conducted in compliance and meets quality standards.
  • Advise the Director/Assistant Director of the Human Research Protection Program and/or IRB Chairs on the review components for Pharmacy regulated submissions.
  • Create and maintain a tracking database, including IND/IDE registration; submission and annual report dates; IND/IDE training compliance; HUD, Treatment Use, Emergency Use, Compassionate Use submissions and internal and compliance inspections and results.
  • Identify, develop, implement, disseminate and continuously review standards, procedures, workflows, guidance, tools, and training methodologies to ensure Pharmacy regulated research is conducted in accordance to regulations and institutional policies.
  • Serve as an Institutional Review Board Committee Chairperson
  • Advance the development, delivery, and dissemination of Pharmacy compliance educational/training initiatives locally.
  • Participate in local, regional, national committees and workgroups as appointed/requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Qualifications

Applicants must have earned a PharmD, PhD, MD, or equivalent degrees in a field related to Pharmacy, Pharmacology or Pharmacoeconomics. Pharmacists or physicians must be eligible for licensure in Wisconsin. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years with expertise or background in pharmacy administration and regulatory sciences. The primary faculty appointment will be in the Clinical Sciences Department of the School of Pharmacy with a plausible secondary appointment in another academic unit of MCW. In addition, candidates should have the ability to collaborate with faculty and academic leaders to sustain a culture attentive to interprofessional education, have demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and group communication skills, and be active in professional organizations. Candidates who experience in Investigator-initiated clinical research including IRB and Pharmacy regulations will be given priority. Faculty rank, academic appointments, and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Experiential Education Specialist

Position Description:

The primary purpose of this position is to help develop and teach various components of the experiential education curriculum, with a primary focus on community pharmacy practice and innovative ambulatory pharmacy practice models. The incumbent will be responsible for visiting and developing practice site locations and preceptors that support students in IPPE and APPE rotations. This individual will have assigned teaching responsibilities in IPPE and APPE seminars and will participate in other relevant activities that support the mission of the School of Pharmacy.

The incumbent would spend one day per week engaged in educational related activities, with access to comprehensive support services of an academic medical center. These activities may be on-campus or at affiliated clinical practice sites.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Visit clinical practice sites to assess and develop student experiences.
  • Develop clinical practice sites and preceptors to advance patient care and student learning.
  • Facilitate the advancement of clinical practice at sites through student facilitation.
  • Assist with Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) Rotations and Seminars.
  • Mentor pharmacy students with particular focus on career and professional development.
  • Participate in research and scholarship in the area of community practice and education.

Position Requirements:

Applicants should possess a BS Pharm or PharmD, have 3 years of experience in direct patient care, serving as a preceptor for pharmacy students or other healthcare or education related experiences. Must maintain a Wisconsin pharmacist license in good standing.

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Administrative Assistant Sr

Position Description:

Purpose

Provide day to day administrative support to the department chairs, biopharmaceutical and clinical faculty members of the School of Pharmacy and support team.

Primary Functions

  • Provide continuous and professional front desk coverage for the School of Pharmacy Administrative Offices, announcing visitors to respective SOP faculty and staff.
  • Coordinate and manage the administrative workload for the assigned faculty of the School of Pharmacy.
  • Anticipate and initiate action regarding administrative functions while coordinating and leading projects.
  • Perform complete scope of administrative functions including screening phone calls, composing correspondence, which may contain confidential information, maintaining files and the faculty member’s complex calendars. Scheduling and coordinating conference calls and meetings for the faculty of the School of Pharmacy. Includes agenda preparation and meeting minutes for various meetings.
  • Working in accounts payable system, Oracle, to process payments and reimbursements. Responsible for following and staying up to date with MCW and SOP Oracle policies and procedures.
  • Order all office supplies for the School of Pharmacy; assist in ordering professional lab supplies, and assist research faculty in laboratory supply ordering.
  • Assist with any needs related to MCW events including White Coat Ceremony, Commencement, Pinning Ceremony, Leadership receptions, CE events, and other student recruitment events, etc.
  • Assist with faculty and staff recruitment including booking travel, scheduling interviews, catering, and creation of candidate itineraries.
  • Ensure all accommodations for rooms, AV needs and food for each meeting is arranged in advance.
  • Format, type, proofread and edit correspondence, reports, memorandums and other documents for accuracy and correctness. Prepare and distribute general correspondence and special project documentation for internal and external contacts as needed.
  • Initiate follow-ups on the faculty directives to ensure timely execution. Work in cooperation with the Business Manager Sr. to achieve timely and complete responses to requests and needs of the faculty of the School of Pharmacy.
  • Assist with the Teaching Certificate Program administrative functions.
  • Distribute mail and organize filing systems accurately maintaining records.
  • Assist with special projects from various members of the School of Pharmacy.
  • Maintain relationships with peers across campus and other partner institutions.
  • Maintain MCW contact lists for faculty leaders and staff leaders.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Specifications

Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis

Minimum Required Education: High school diploma

Minimum Required Experience: 5 years of experience

Preferred Education: High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Preferred Experience: 5-7 years of administrative support experience

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For more information, please contact us.

MCW Pharmacy School

8701 Watertown Plank Rd.

Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-7476
pharmacy@mcw.edu

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