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Director of Pre-Professional Pathways - Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Director of Pre-Professional Pathways - Assistant/Associate Professor
Employment Type Faculty
Employment Status Full Time
Bi-weekly Hours
Appointment Length 9.5 Month
Duration of Appointment
Semester Appointment Term
Position Summary

The Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences ( is seeking candidates for a Director of Pre-Professional Pathways to commence as soon as possible but no later than Fall of 2018. This full time position is a non-tenure track faculty level appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. In addition to the responsibilities as Director, the position carries teaching responsibilities within the Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences.

The Director of Pre-Professional Pathways will provide general oversight of the College’s pre-professional pathways and support for students seeking careers in medicine or other allied health professions. This includes, but is not limited to, chairing the College’s Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee, assisting with curriculum, overseeing student advising and career development, working with Enrollment Management on student recruiting activities, assisting students in obtaining clinical and/or volunteer hours, and developing relationships with relevant professional schools.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is a private college located in New York State’s Capital Region that offers a pre-pharmacy curriculum in addition to undergraduate degrees in Biomedical Technology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Microbiology, and Public Health. The College also has graduate programs in Clinical Laboratory Science, Health Outcomes Research & Informatics, Molecular Biosciences, Molecular Cytology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Pharmacy. The College is a vibrant and growing community that offers opportunities for collaborative teaching and research within the College as well as with local academic institutions, health related organizations and state government.

ACPHS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement, and tuition reimbursement for faculty and the children of faculty members. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Interested applicants should submit a letter outlining their specific interest in this position and relevant experience, curriculum vitae, list of teaching interests/experience and the contact information for at least three professional references.

ACPHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a minimum of a PhD in a relevant discipline of biology such as physiology, molecular biology or cell biology. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience working with pre-professional students and with prior teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the required qualifications, ideal candidates will have the ability and desire to teach General Biology and Anatomy & Physiology.

Physical Demands

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number Fac0472014
Desired Start Date 01/08/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 09/20/2017
Application Deadline 10/18/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
  4. Statement of Teaching Interests
Optional Documents

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