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Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Community Pharmacy (003017-2014)

Mathes Pharmacy, Diabetes Center and Medical supplies, New Albany, Indiana


  • Must hold a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited School/College of Pharmacy.
  • Completion of a PGY1 pharmacy residency in community practice or a minimum of five years of full time experience in the direct provision of community pharmacy services.
  • Must become licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of Indiana.
  • Must possess effective interpersonal and formal communication skills.
  • Specialty credentialing (i.e. CDE, CGP, CACP, etc.) and/or board certification (BCPS, BCACP, etc.) is preferred.

Position Responsibilities:

Identify, mitigate, prevent and report potential or actual drug therapy problems and adverse effects for patients of Mahtes Pharmacy, Diabetes Center and Medical Supplies

  • Serve as Director of the Mathes Diabetes Center
  • Contribute to continuous integration of clinical services into the daily practice workflow at Mathes Pharmacy and the Diabetes Center
  • Serve as a practice role model and preceptor for the professional experiential and post-graduate training programs by being a therapeutic leader for appropriate use of medications in community pharmacy practice according to professional and regulatory standards at Mathes Pharmacy, Diabetes Center and Medical Supplies.
  • Serve as a resource for drug information and medication education for patients, students, and healthcare professionals.
  • Represent the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Mathes Pharmacy, Diabetes Center and Medical Supplies through active participation on Purdue University committees and Mathes Pharmacy, Diabetes Center and Medical Supplies committees.
  • Provide effective didactic and experiential teaching to PharmD students.
  • Participate I pharmacy staff professional development through presentations or newsletter articles.
  • Provide support to the pharmacy residency program through precepting and mentorship.
  • Contribute to the discovery of new knowledge or new application(s) of fundamental knowledge through scholarship and publication
  • Maintain a high professional profile and represent Purdue University and Mahtes Pharmacy, Diabetes Center and Medical Supplies through publications, lectures, seminars, posters, or attendance at professional meetings/conferences.
  • Maintain and enhance professional knowledge of drugs and drug therapy through review of professional literature and/or attendance at professional meetings, institutes, seminars, or webinars.
Learning (Percent Effort – 40%): The Faculty member serves as a clinical practice role model and preceptor of professional experiential students and pharmacy residents through active contributions that optimize patient care. Other duties include didactic lecturing and small group/case discussion facilitation on the West Lafayette campus in specific areas of expertise.

  • Engagement (Percent Effort - 50%):
The faculty member will have overall responsibility for optimizing medication regimens to achieve positive patient outcomes as part of a multidisciplinary internal medicine team within Wishard – Eskenazi Health. The faculty member will also actively participate on committees at Mathes and Purdue University college of Pharmacy.


  • Scholarship (Percent Effort – 10%):

The faculty member will collaborate with other faculty, students, and Mathes staff and/or residents in the completion of projects directed toward advancement of patient care services and educational methodologies.

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please send a letter of intent, a current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

James E. Tisdale, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FAPhA, FAHA
Interim Head
Department of Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy
Purdue University
40 Eskenazi Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 880-5418

Review of applications will begin March 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.