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Adjunct Faculty – Pharmacy – (ADJ000344)

first_imgThe University of Houston College of Pharmacy invites qualifiedapplicants to apply for a part-time Adjunct Faculty position in theDepartment of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research. We areseeking outstanding individuals with a desire to train our studentsand advance our profession. The successful candidate will beinvolved in providing leadership, supervision and instruction toour PharmD and graduate students and post-doctoral fellows andresidents. The University of Houston, with one of the most diversestudent bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diversecommunity of scholars. The chosen applicant will operate under thesupervision of College of Pharmacy faculty.The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research ismade up of 31 full-time faculty members. The vision of thedepartment is to be a leader in pharmacy and postgraduate educationthrough excellence in translational, clinical and outcomesresearch. The department has taken a lead to develop a newcurriculum for our professional pharmacy program. This will be akey position to help execute our new world-class, highlyintegrated, hands-on, applied curriculum.The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction institution. Additionally, the University prohibitsdiscrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation,gender identity or gender expression. Minorities, women, veteransand persons with disabilities and a history of and commitment tomentoring students from underrepresented minority groups areencouraged to apply.Qualifications :Applicants must hold a Pharm.D. degree or equivalentexperience.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of thefinal candidate. All positions at the university are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check.last_img read more

Metro offers caterers free digital tools

first_imgFind out more about Metro’s free digital tools on the METRO website.  In order to additionally support the catering sector, Metro will provide marketing support to caterers who continue to work through delivery through the “Fina Papica” project.  The new delivery tool comes as part of the free website that Metro offers to caterers, and in addition to the delivery tool and free website, Metro has also made a free menu design service available to its professional customers. Two years ago, Metro made a more than smart strategic decision not to base its sales philosophy on prices, but on smartly adding value to its partners. And in this extraordinary time where catering and tourism are directly affected and closed, this is further highlighted. Currently, everyone’s goal is to reduce all costs to a minimum, and Metro offers its partners various free digital services. METRO PRESENTS FREE TOOL FOR WEBSITES AND ONLINE RESERVATIONS FOR CATERERS As part of the “Fina Papica” project, Metro provides its professional customers with additional opportunities to promote and strengthen their business even in this challenging time. There will be restaurants on the Fina Papica platform that currently provide delivery service.  So Metro invites caterers to go free digital platforms DISH (Digital Innovations and Solutions for Hospitality) are activating their own delivery service, in order to contribute to the stability of their business in the current circumstances of the pandemic. RELATED NEWS: METRO SALES PHILOSOPHY IS NOT BASED ON PRICES, BUT ON SMART VALUE TO ADDED VALUE As a reliable partner of professional customers, Metro always wants to be a support to caterers, especially in this challenging time when the businesses of many are affected by preventive measures against the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, he stressed. Tomislav Kostanjevac, Head of HoReCa digital platforms Metro Hrvatska and added: “That is why we have provided our customers with a number of free digital tools that we want to support in their business, such as activating our own delivery and creating menus. In addition, every week we will publish educational videos on our official online channels that can help them adjust their business to current conditions, and on our website we have included a simple overview of measures of the Government of the Republic of Croatia to help entrepreneurs affected by the coronavirus pandemic.”.last_img read more

Renewables ‘more attractive’ for UK pension funds after subsidy cuts

first_imgHe told delegates at an infrastructure conference organised by the Financial Times that subsidies were needed to bring down the cost of energy generation, but that the “heavy” subsidy was always difficult for the government to sustain.“Those projects always had that risk,” he said, “whereas now, because the subsidy level is much lower going forward, the cost-production level of renewable projects is much less.“[The changes to subsidies are] actually a much more attractive and sustainable way of providing that power into the UK grid.”His views were shared by Mike Weston, chief executive of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP), who told IPE that certainty was “absolutely essential” when investing in long-term, buy-and-hold projects.“If you’re saying ‘Well, I can forecast that out five years, and after that it all gets woolly because we might have a new government in five years’ time that changes the policy’, then you inevitably have to put a risk premium on,” he said.“And then, ultimately, the projects get more expensive to be done, and the economics get more unpredictable.”The Church Commissioners indirectly own several wind farms, having acquired the land on which they sit as part of a farmland portfolio in 2014.They are also working with energy company Lightsource to develop solar power opportunities for rural property owned by the Church, and exploring the possibilities for wind farms on other rural real estate assets within its portfolio.The PiP, meanwhile, has recently launched a solar fund managed by Aviva.Click here for more on the pipeline of renewable projects ahead of the Paris climate change conference The UK government’s scaling back of feed-in tariffs for renewable energy makes energy projects more attractive and sustainable, according to the Church of England’s pension manager.Changes to subsidies for renewable projects, including rooftop solar, anaerobic digestion plants and wind farms, have been criticised in some quarters, coming ahead of the UK climate change conference in Paris.However, according to the Church Commissioners, responsible for managing the pension funds and endowments of the Church of England, the scaling back of subsidies may help in the long term.Roy Kuo, head of alternative strategies, said renewables were “more attractive” in the wake of the changes than they were before the cuts were announced.last_img read more

Keith Goodpaster

first_imgKeith Goodpaster, 68, of Versailles passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky. He was born at Milan on February 8, 1949 the son of Frank and Eva Steele Goodpaster. Survivors include two brothers Rev. Frank (Paula) Goodpaster of Osgood, and Randy (Penny) Goodpaster of Greensburg; one sister Debbie (Don) Vogeler of Versailles. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mr. Goodpaster was a former employee of Campbell-Hausfeld in Harrison and also worked at McDonalds’ in Greensburg. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 25th at 9:30am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Frank Goodpaster officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9am. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.last_img read more

Jamal Crawford good to go for LA Clippers’ opener

first_img“It’s nothing,” he said. “I’ll be fine. No pain at all. I just don’t want it to get hit again in practice.”Crawford missed 18 of 82 regular-season games because of injury this past season, during which he averaged 15.8 points.Crawford talks Paul PierceSeventeen-year veteran Paul Pierce showed he’s still got it when he scored 14 of his 19 points off the bench during the fourth quarter of Thursday’s 115-109 come-from-behind victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. The 38-year-old from Inglewood High made four of his five 3-pointers in the fourth as the Clippers overcame a 35-point second-quarter deficit.Crawford intimated he isn’t surprised by anything Pierce does. “I watch so much basketball, like I really feel like I know everybody’s game pretty much inside and out,” Crawford said. “Paul is exactly who I thought he’d be.“I’ve actually known Paul since I was 14 years old in high school when I was living out there. We used to get in arguments then, so it’s funny to be on the same team now. It’s funny how our careers have gone.”Rivers reflects on Flip SaundersCoach Doc Rivers talked about some of the good times he had with Flip Saunders, the Minnesota Timberwolves head coach who died Sunday at age 60 after a fight with cancer.“We were very close, obviously,” Rivers said.His favorite memory came when Saunders began flying with the Boston Celtics during the 2012 playoffs as an unofficial assistant coach after Saunders had been fired by the Washington Wizards. Rivers and Saunders had a deal where they would walk back to the hotel after a road game, regardless of the distance. The first round in Atlanta was a two-mile walk.“Then we got to Philly and that walk was 7 1/2 miles. And so the first game we did it, the second game we did it,” Rivers said. “And then we lost (Game 6), which we could have knocked them out. We go back in the coaches’ room and everybody’s down. But Flip looked just despondent.“And I was like, ‘Why are you so upset?’ He said, ‘I don’t care about the loss, I’m pissed because we have to talk back to the hotel 7 1/2 miles.’ And we did it. He was just great to be around. I love him. It’s really sad.” Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorcenter_img When Jamal Crawford suited up but did not play in the Clippers’ final exhibition game Thursday, it was somewhat alarming.But Crawford on Monday before practice declared himself fit and ready to roll for Wednesday’s season opener at Sacramento.“I was playing one-on-one before practice the other day (this past Wednesday) and I got hit,” Crawford said. “It just felt like my funny bone. I was like, ‘Oh, no problem.’ After practice, afterward at night, I was going to the store to get some bottled water and I looked at my arm and it was swollen.”Crawford was officially diagnosed as having a right triceps contusion. No big deal, the 35-year-old sixth man said.last_img read more