The Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP) Department of Health Informatics, Biopharma Educational Initiative is inviting applications for a full-time faculty position.
SHP is one of eight schools that are part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, the premier health sciences institution in New Jersey. The SHP Department of Health Informatics houses the Rutgers Biopharma Educational Initiative Program which is a unique distant learning program designed to bring together biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries with the University in an academic partnership to develop career enhancing educational opportunities for existing or future biopharmaceutical employees. The program offers a M.S. in Clinical Trial Sciences as well as a post-baccalaureate certificate in Clinical Trial Recruitment Sciences, Clinical Trials Regulatory Affairs or Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance.
Our faculty are involved in global scholarship and education initiatives. Rutgers is an internationally ranked and recognized University that is a member of the prestigious AAU and the Big Ten conference, and is celebrating its 250th anniversary. Through this faculty appointment, the department anticipates building on that strong history by increasing its capacity for excellence in teaching and scholarship, and by aligning with the University’s Strategic Plan. This position consists primarily of teaching, scholarship and service. Under the auspices of teaching, this individual will assist the program director in the design, implementation, evaluation, and revision of curriculum, mentor and advise current students as well as supervising students on their graduate projects and mentored fieldwork experiences; under scholarship this individual will be involved with research activities in the field of education and/or the faculty member’s field of practice and under service will serve on university committees or programs or allied professional organizations. While it is expected that up to 90% of the faculty member’s effort will be teaching and other education or service related duties as assigned, 10% of the time will be made available for the faculty member to pursue their areas of scholarship. There are minimal administrative responsibilities including admission selection of prospective students and participation in promotion and maintenance processes of the program.
We seek to hire a faculty member with a doctoral degree in Life Sciences or a related area. The successful candidate will have a growing record of scholarship and research with demonstrated experience in Clinical Research/Development/Regulatory Affairs and a commitment to teaching at the graduate level. This full time faculty position is Open Rank commiserate with on experience.
Preference will be given to the candidate who demonstrates his/her ability in areas such as Clinical Research and Development. Exemplary planning and organizational skills; good listening, oral and written communication skills; computer literacy with Microsoft Office bundle (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and online Learning Management Systems (preferable); Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects; unsurpassed interpersonal skill.