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APPLICATIONDEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to complete applications received by January 31, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications received by April 30, 2018. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (April 30, 2018) may not be given full consideration.

The Department of Pharmacy Practice at The University of Rhode Island invites applications for a calendar-year, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor beginning July 2018. The non-tenure track position is for two years with continuation expected. The successful candidate will develop a critical care clinical pharmacy role within a teaching health system possessing a well-established medical critical care/pulmonary fellowship program.


Establish a clinical practice in critical care at appointed affiliated practice site.

Precept student pharmacists and pharmacy practice residents in critical care.

Provide didactic instruction in required and elective coursework in the College of Pharmacy.

Develop Grand Challenge and/or other general education class(es) for the University.

Work collaboratively with pharmacists, nurses, physicians and other health professionals.

Serve on college, university, and hospital committees as appropriate.

Develop a program of scholarship in critical care practice and/or teaching and learning.

Travel to campus, and practice site(s) within the integrated health system.



1. Pharm.D. degree

2. Pharmacy license in Rhode Island, or eligible for RI licensure.

3. PGY 2 residency in critical care or fellowship in critical care or equivalent experience (defined as a minimum of 5 years of experience in critical care practice with at least 50% of time spent providing service, teaching, and/or performing scholarship in one or more critical care patient care areas).

4. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

5. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

6. Demonstrated experience working with diverse individuals and/groups of people.

7. Demonstrated post-secondary teaching experience.


1. Board Certification in Critical Care Pharmacy (BCCCP).

2. Experience in establishing a new critical care clinical practice.

3. Clinical precepting and mentoring experience.

4. Demonstrated record of research/scholarly activity in critical care or related area.


The Department of Languages at the University of Rhode Island has an opening for a Senior Lecturer in Chinese. The position is for the 2018-2019 academic year, with possible renewal.


Teach Chinese language courses at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Teach in the Chinese Language Flagship Program as needed. Participate in program-related activities. Supervise tutors and coordinate teaching.

Required Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree or higher in Chinese literature, Chinese cultural studies or closely-related field.

2. Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English.

3. Four years experience teaching Chinese at the university level to native speakers of English.

4. Prior experience teaching Chinese culture courses and professional content courses.

5. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Prior experience teaching in a Chinese Flagship program.

2. Prior experience teaching at a Confucius Institute.

3. Extended training in OPI, as well as listening and reading comprehension tests.

4. Experience with using computer technology to teach Chinese.

5. Experience in communicative language teaching.

6. Experience with study abroad programs.

7. Demonstrated excellence in teaching.


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