Tenure Track Faculty Position
Tenure Track Position in Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
The College of Pharmacy and Nutrition invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in pharmacy practice. Applicants with either a specialty or generalist focus are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will establish a clinical practice and teach in a variety of therapeutic areas commensurate with his/her expertise or interests. Applicants must possess a post-baccalaureate Pharm.D., PhD or equivalent degree/credential, and must be eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in Saskatchewan.
The successful applicant is expected to develop an academic focus that will contribute to the body of knowledge in pharmacy practice, such as, but not limited to, clinical pharmacy, optimal medication use, drug adherence, clinical trials, or pharmacoepidemiology. Responsibilities will include teaching and research activities, including supervision of students in structured practice experiences and supervision of graduate students. Other responsibilities include contributing to College administration, public service, and service to professional bodies. This position reports to the Dean, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saskatchewan (www.usask.ca) has the widest array of health science programs in Canada. The scope of these programs and strong affiliations with hospitals and health care facilities across the province contribute to an excellent environment for interprofessional teaching, clinical practice and research. Our new Academic Health Science Building, home to several health training programs, will greatly support those applicants interested in creating interprofessional and collaborative models of pharmacy education and practice.
Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan (population 230,000 and growing) with more hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city, and the best air and water quality in North America (www.tourismsaskatoon.com). The South Saskatchewan River flows through the heart of the city, and the spectacular Meewasin Trail (www.meewasin.com) offers outstanding walking and biking trails along the river bank. Saskatoon is host to world class events, festivals and many cultural activities, with a variety of indoor and outdoor sporting facilities, and more golf courses per capita than anywhere else in North America.
This position is open immediately. Applications will be accepted until February 29, 2012 or until the position is filled. Please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter describing your teaching experience, clinical practice, research interests and experience, and the names of three referees to:
Dr. Roy Dobson, Division Head and Search Subcommittee Chair
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
University of Saskatchewan
110 Science Place
Saskatoon SK S7N 5C9
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.