Northeastern University, Bouve College of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy is seeking applications for a 12-month (with opportunity for 24 months) post-graduate training opportunity for residency-trained pharmacists who are interested in a career in academia. Northeastern is a private research university located in the heart of Boston, and Northeastern 2025 is “our blueprint for this networked university, one that empowers humans to be agile learners, thinkers, and creators, beyond the capacity of any machine. Experience is at the heart of everything we do; it is the push that drives us. These experiences deepen learning and ignites discovery like nothing else can, amplifying our ability to meet and create change around the world. The purposeful formed networks, created for lifelong learning and discovery, inspiring us to be fully human and building sustainable communities. Where networks empower humans to be agile learners, thinkers, and creators, beyond the capacity of any machine.” Our practice partner, Harbor Health Services, Inc. (HHSI), headquarter in Mattapan, MA is compromised of three community health centers and an elder service program (ESP) offer services in primary care, geriatrics, pediatrics, dental health, behavioral health and women’s health to an underserved community.
The fellowship will provide advanced teaching, service, scholarly experiences (practice-based and teaching / learning) and clinical practice experiences at HHSI. Highlights of the training program include participation on school committees, extensive teaching experiences, clinical practice opportunities, and scholarly endeavors.
- Design, implement, facilitate and deliver innovative educational content (required, elective, laboratory-based, co-curricular, etc.) within the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum, including creation of learning objectives, learning materials, and assessment activities.
- Develop skills in educational training through a variety of classroom experiences (large classroom, skills labs, small group facilitation)
- Develop skills and competencies in course coordination, precepting Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience students
- Engage in mentored activities, education-based and professional development discussions, attend department / school and college meetings, regular fellow meetings, serve on committees (including but not limited to the admissions / progression committees),
- Refine clinical practice skills by maintaining clinical practice skills and providing patient-centered care in an urban community health center with interprofessional team
- Serve on practice site committees (as appropriate)
- Develop pharmacy practice experience and expertise in support of the clinical knowledge expected of a faculty member
- Participate in health fairs and population health / health center initiatives as appropriate
- Encouraged to practice outside of the school / practice site on a regional, state and national level.
- Pursue two independent projects (1) related to the scholarship of teaching / learning and (2) practice-based, and represent the School and practice site at professional meetings.
- Present their projects as posters and / or oral presentation,
- Submit a manuscript to a peer-reviewed journal prior to the end of the fellowship.
- Submission of grant proposals will be taught and encouraged
- Exhibit professionalism through participation in pharmacy and interprofessional organizations and serving as student organization mentor
- Actively participate in Northeastern’s School of Pharmacy Teaching & Learning Seminar as a faculty member (if the fellow has not previously completed teaching certificate of achievement in post-graduate program, they will be encouraged to complete the TLS program)