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Assistant or Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapeutics/Pharmacy Practice

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Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapeutics/Pharmacy Practice
Posting Number F616P
Type of position Tenure Stream
Department/Unit Pharmacy
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
About the opportunity
The College of Pharmacy in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure stream positions at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on the candidates, commencing on or before September 1, 2024. Exceptional cases at the Professor level may be considered.

Dalhousie University is comprised of 6,000 faculty and staff amongst its 13 faculties. Current enrollment is 18,500 graduate and undergraduate students. As the largest university in the Maritimes and a member of Canada’s U15 research-intensive university group, Dal is an influential driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development.

The Faculty of Health’s faculty, staff and students are committed to improving the well-being of individuals, families, communities and populations through diverse health programming, collaborative research and strong community partnerships. The Faculty of Health is one of the largest faculties at Dalhousie, comprised of eight schools, one college and one program, more than 200 faculty members, 80 staff members, and over 3,000 students. With the most programmatically diverse health faculty in Canada, our students are exposed to a broad range of health topics and learning experiences.
Dalhousie’s College of Pharmacy is committed to achieving the strategic directions of the Faculty of Health including engaging in transformational teaching and learning, growth of the research enterprise, fostering citizenship, cultivating partnerships and mobilizing supports for innovation.

The College of Pharmacy offers both an undergraduate and a graduate program (Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences). Opportunities exist to supervise master students in various programs, as well as graduate students in the PhD in Health program and the Interdisciplinary PhD program. Opportunities also exist to engage in research and pedagogy related to interprofessional health education. The College’s mission and vision aligns with the Faculty and Dalhousie’s strategic research initiatives and the successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong program of research which aligns with these initiatives.

The successful candidate will hold a pharmacy degree and a PhD or equivalent degree (e.g. a postgraduate PharmD or other postgraduate degree with a research component). They will be eligible for licensure in Nova Scotia. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability and/or potential to establish an active, extramurally funded research program. The successful candidate will be open to collaborative research. Their research program will complement our vision. Post-doctoral research experience is desirable. The candidate will demonstrate ability in the areas of teaching, mentoring students, and service. Responsibilities will include establishing and maintaining an influential and sustainable research program related to pharmacotherapeutics/pharmacy practice, teaching and mentoring students at undergraduate and graduate levels , contributing to committees and to the academic life of the College, Faculty and University. The successful candidate will be eligible to engage in a small clinical appointment.
Applicants should submit a cover letter (max 2 pages) stating qualifications and abilities (including pharmacy practice and research experience); a statement of teaching experience, interests, and teaching philosophy (max 2 pages); a statement addressing research experience and outlining a research plan and how it aligns with the Visions of the College of Pharmacy and Faculty of Health (max 3 pages), and a complete and current curriculum vitae at The deadline for applications is July 25, 2024.
This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

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Posting Detail Information

Open Date 06/25/2024
Close Date 07/25/2024
Open Until Filled No
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents