University of the Sciences (USciences) seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business (PHB). Approximately two-thirds of the faculty member’s time will be spent coordinating and delivering UScience undergraduate business courses at a highly-rated high school system in Delaware County. The faculty will also have teaching responsibility in the on-campus BS program as well as the MBA program. The faculty member would provide service to the department, college, and university as well as participate in scholarly projects as appropriate. The faculty will report to the chair of PHB in the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
USciences offers one of the few specialized BS and MBA programs in the country dedicated exclusively to the pharmaceutical and healthcare business. The MBA offers both on-campus evening and real-time online classes. Both the BS and MBA programs in pharmaceutical and healthcare business are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The successful candidate must be eligible for a non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, 10-month faculty position and is an excellent opportunity for a first-time faculty member.
This is a perfect opportunity to join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success.
A minimum of a master's degree in business administration/management and teaching experience in higher education are required.
The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.
Doctoral degree in business is preferred.
Relevant business experience is preferred.
Includes competitive base salary, generous 403(b) retirement program, health, dental, and vision coverage, generous paid time off, tuition remission programs for faculty and dependents, and complimentary gym and recreational facilities.
For consideration, please submit an online application that includes your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest that details your professional experience, management, teaching, and leadership philosophy. In addition, please provide the name and contact information of at least three professional references. When applying to this position, on the “My Experience Page” and under the “Resume/CV” heading where it is indicated to “Upload a File” please attach all the required documents separately and then click the upload button.
About the University and Community:
Founded in 1821 as the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first school of pharmacy in the United States, USciences has long-standing ties to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. USciences is a private, independent, health sciences university located in the University City section of Philadelphia with 2,500 undergraduate and first professional degree students and 350 graduate students.
USciences is part of the University City District (UCD) which has world-renowned anchor institutions, small businesses, and residents. Our area is rich with health systems that provide direct patient care as well as numerous opportunities for collaborative research and clinical practice. Our institution is within walking distance to the Philadelphia VA, Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and a city health center. UCD is also a vibrant place to work and live. It’s a destination for eclectic food, boasts excellent public transit, and also has bike lanes and numerous bike share locations. With a Walk Score of 90, it is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Philadelphia. For more information about UCD, please visit their website at:https://www.universitycity.org/
USciences values and supports a diverse and inclusive place to learn and work. Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: R467
About University of the Sciences
The University/College: University of the Sciences is located in the University City district of Philadelphia. This diverse area is home to two major research universities, an academic healthcare system, and world renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a Veterans Administration hospital. These provide a rich variety of clinical and research opportunities for students and faculty. The campus is minutes from the culturally vibrant city center of Philadelphia. University of the Sciences is internationally recognized for its unique range of life science and health science majors within the University.