College of Pharmacy

Becoming a Clinical Faculty member at RFUMS College of Pharmacy:

In addition to serving as a Preceptor, pharmacists with a Clinical Faculty appointment may be actively involved with the RFUMS College of Pharmacy contribute in one or more of the following areas:

  • Didactic education including classroom lectures, small groups discussions, laboratory supervision, etc.
  • Leadership and service: participate on committees and advisory boards; conduct admissions interviews; and perform consultation
  • Research collaboration with full-time RFUMS College of Pharmacy faculty

RFUMS College of Pharmacy recognizes the significant contribution of Clinical Faculty. In return, Clinical Faculty at RFUMS College of Pharmacy, will receive numerous opportunities for professional and academic development including:

  • Access to Faculty Development:
    • RFUMS College of Pharmacy sponsored continuing education opportunities (live and home-based)
    • University faculty development seminars/webinars
    • University Educational Research and Scholarship Interest Group Workshops
    • Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential teaching tools
    • Pharmacist’s Newsletter Preceptor Training and Resource Network:
      • Includes continuing education activities, experiential teaching tools, journal clubs, patient-safety and practice-based teaching resources, preceptor networking, and college-specific documents including grading and evaluation tools, orientation, and experiential manuals
  • Academic appointment with RFUMS College of Pharmacy as Clinical Faculty
  • Clinical Faculty benefit from recognition, and promotion opportunities including Clinical Assistant, Associate, and Professor level titles
  • Access to RFUMS University library (electronic journal and book access included)
  • RFUMS email account
  • Invitation to participate RFUMS College of Pharmacy Faculty Retreats and Meetings

For a Clinical Faculty appointment at RFUMS, applicants must:

  • Complete a Preceptor Application Form. Click here: Site/Preceptor Application Form.
  • Provide the following:
    • Professional credentials including PharmD or BS in Pharmacy (with minimum of 1 year of experience) or equivalent credentials (e.g. MD, RN, APN, PhD, PA, JD etc.)
    • Pharmacist license in good standing (or license in good standing as applies to specified profession)
    • Letters of reference
  • An active affiliation agreement for their practice site

For additional questions, about becoming Clinical Faculty at RFUMS College of Pharmacy please contact: Scott Hanes, PharmD, Chair of Pharmacy Practice at RFUMS College of Pharmacy at 847-578-8831 or email

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, College of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice
ATTN: Faculty Appointments
3333 Green Bay Rd
North Chicago, IL 60064-6586

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