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Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (Adjunct)

WCU Center for Graduate Studies Los Angeles, California Job ID: 201084
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When you join our faculty at West Coast University, you’ll become part of a team that always puts students first. And that means you’ll have the tools, technologies, resources and support you need to make a real difference in their lives, empowering new generations of healthcare leaders. Get ready to learn and grow in an energized environment with year-round curricula, collaborating with talented colleagues and reimagining healthcare education as we know it.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel (if any)

Success Profile

What makes a successful member of the Faculty team at West Coast University? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Facilitator
  • Personable
  • Socially Conscious
  • Strategic
  • Team-Player
  • Technologically Savvy

If you are looking to work at a university that takes care of its students, faculty, and staff and allows you to live a prosperous, fulfilling, and healthy life, this is the place for you.

Paul P. Instructor ii, Gen Ed Non-sci, orange county
associate since 2013

Benefits

We offer a generous benefits package with a wide range of the plans, programs and support you need to thrive.

  • Healthcare

  • 401(k) Retirement
    Plans
    and
    Employer Matching

  • Professional
    Development

  • Day of Service
    PTO Day

  • Collaboration

  • Management

  • Awards &
    Recognition

Our Mission & Culture

At WCU, the work you do empowers our future nurses, therapists, dental hygienists and more — propelling them into our communities where they can do the most good. As part of our dynamic, energized culture, you’ll contribute to our unique mission that always puts students first. You’ll collaborate with incredible people, grow in your profession, and transform healthcare education. Discover what it means to truly believe in the work that you do.

Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (Graduate) provides program-specific expertise and is actively engaged in all department initiatives.  Supports University and School of Pharmacy goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes that meet workplace and placement expectations.  Provides professional leadership and support, serves as a teacher, role model, mentor and facilitator; and enables an educational environment which fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility.

EDUCATION:

Basic Biomedical Sciences

Doctorate degree required in one of the following subject areas: biochemistry, microbiology/molecular biology/immunology, anatomy and physiology or a related discipline with relevant training in the subject area

OR

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Doctorate degree required in one of the following subject areas: pharmaceutics, pharmacology/toxicology, medicinal chemistry, or a related discipline with relevant training in the subject area

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

Must meet and maintain the qualifications and standards set forth by any accreditation body that West Coast University is accredited by or in process of obtaining accreditation from, for area of expertise and expectations of faculty member as set forth in regulatory documents. 

Must maintain any professional certifications deemed necessary to meet the requirements of the teaching role.

Reporting directly to the Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (Graduate) provides program-specific expertise and is actively engaged in all department initiatives.  Supports University and School of Pharmacy goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes that meet workplace and placement expectations.  Provides professional leadership and support, serves as a teacher, role model, mentor and facilitator; and enables an educational environment which fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility.

ABOUT US

For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Los Angeles, California Campus: WCU Center for Graduate Studies Function: Faculty
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