Employer: Larkin University, College of Pharmacy
Location: Miami, Florida
Position Type: Academic Fellowship
Work Setting: College / University
Larkin University is a private, non-profit educational institution comprised of the College of Biomedical Sciences, the College of Pharmacy and the PA Program. Larkin University is a private non-profit higher education institution focusing on master’s and doctoral level programs in health professions to empower diverse graduates who reflect the demographics of the healthcare needs of the communities we serve.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Fellowship in Academic Pharmacy at the Larkin University College of Pharmacy (LUCOP) is a 24-month postgraduate training opportunity for practicing pharmacists to obtain advanced practice, teaching and research experience. In addition, the Fellow will have the opportunity to complete a Masters in Ethical Leadership (higher education) with the St Thomas University (online)
The purpose of the program is to prepare pharmacists for a career in pharmacy education through training in teaching, curriculum development, college service, mentoring, scholarship, and practice. The Fellow will be exposed to a variety of teaching responsibilities, such as lecturing, facilitating small group-based learning, course coordination, student precepting and student assessment. In addition to extensive academic experience, the Fellow will also participate in direct-patient care practice.
The two years will consist of approximately 80% teaching- and academic-related duties and 20% clinical practice. Highlights of the training program include participating for the entire two years on a college committee, extensive teaching experience and flexible clinical practice at an outpatient clinic. The optional master’s degree program in Ethical Leadership in Higher Education will be provided at a reduced tuition. At the end of the training program, the academic fellows will be prepared for career growth in academia.
The 2024-26 fellowship will run from July 1,2024 to June 30, 2026.
1. Develop teaching skills through immersion in classroom, experiential, and interprofessional education, and curricular development.
2. Develop research/scholarship skills through active engagement in research.
3. Develop leadership skills thorough formal training and engagement in school/departmental committees and professional organizations.
4. Advance practice skills through practice in area of interest.
Select Fellowship Activities
Teaching and College Service
• Design, implement, facilitate, and deliver innovative educational content within the Doctor of Pharmacy program.
• Develop skills in educational training through a variety of classroom experiences (i.e. classroom, facilitating skills labs, and small group active-learning environments)
• Participate in a longitudinal specialty area of academia (i.e. Assessment, Curriculum, Admissions, Faculty Affairs, etc.)
• Develop skills necessary for successful course coordination and engage in mentorship activities through student organizations and community service.
• Exhibit professionalism through participation in pharmacy and interprofessional organizations and serving as student organization mentor.
• Write a proposal for a research project related to the scholarship of teaching, learning and/or education that can be implemented in a faculty position.
• Represent the college at selected professional meetings.
• Submission of a grant proposal will be taught, and the Fellow encouraged to write a draft proposal that could subsequently be updated and submitted during their first faculty appointment.
• Refine practice skills by providing patient-centered care in a specialty of fellow’s choice (ambulatory care, internal medicine, cardiology, etc.)
• Pharm.D. degree or other that enables the Fellow to practice.
• Pharmacy licensure within the State of Florida.
• Curriculum vitae and letter of intent
• Three letters of reference
• College of Pharmacy transcript
In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Larkin University is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Larkin University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.
Application Process and requirement
The ideal candidate for this position should be collaborative/team player, highly organized, self-motivated, self-directed, proactive, have attention to detail, professional, flexible, and be able to manage confidential information.
Interested candidates should submit a single PDF document to the contact below, which includes the following components in this order:
1) A letter of intent
2) Updated curriculum vitae
3) Three names and contact information for two professional references. (With at least one reference from the most current employment)
Dr. Rahul Nohria
* Please ensure that the subject line of the email is as follows: “
Application | Academic Fellowship Position”.
Note that failure to submit the application as specified will result in the application being considered null and void.