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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

**Deadline: January 30** Assistant Professor position - Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy / Poste de professeur adjoint - Facult=?utf-8?Q?=C3=A9?= de pharmacie Leslie Dan

[Attachment stripped: Original attachment type: "application/pdf", name: "SAP PP tenure stream ad .pdf"]DSEN IS PLEASED TO SHARE THE FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT FOR AN ASSISTANT

Title/Rank: Assistant Professor

Division: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Department: Social/Administrative Pharmacy and
Pharmacy Practice

Deadline: January 30, 2015; open until filled

For all questions, please contact the person identified in the ad (below).

Canadian Institutes of Health Research
160 Elgin Street
Ottawa Ontario K1A 0W9

Title/Rank: Assistant Professor
Division: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
Department: Social/Administrative Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Deadline: January 30, 2015; open until filled
Job Description: The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University
of Toronto invites
applications for two tenure-stream appointments to join the
social/administrative pharmacy and pharmacy practice group at the Leslie
Dan Faculty of Pharmacy. The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant
Professor and will begin July 1, 2015.
We seek candidates whose research is focused in one or more of the
following areas that will build on the strengths of the Faculty: health policy
and law, public health, health services, pharmaco-epidemiology, health
economics/pharmacoeconomics, health technology assessment,
sociobehavioural aspects of medicine use, pharmacy practice research
(including research on pharmacy services or clinical research), or pharmacy
education scholarship. Experience leading collaborative research and/or
teaching initiatives will be considered an asset.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent by date of appointment or
shortly thereafter, preferably postdoctoral experience or equivalent, a
record of demonstrated excellence in research and teaching; as well as a
well-developed research plan and teaching philosophy. The selection will
be based on the originality and quality of recent and proposed research as
well as demonstrated ability to make contributions to the educational
mission of the Faculty. The Faculty is committed to a strong link between
research and education.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vibrant,
independent and externally funded program of research, to supervise
research trainees at all levels and to make significant contributions to
teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Our faculty members
conduct internationally recognized research to
understand how and why medicines are used in society and how to
optimize pharmaceutical-related regulation, reimbursement, and policy
pertaining to medicines and pharmacy practice for the benefit of individual
patients and society. Researchers examine the role of the pharmacist in
providing patient care in various practice settings, and to promote the
effective use of medications with the aim to improve health outcomes.
Researchers are leaders in a broad range of fields including
pharmacoepidemiology, health economics, health technology assessment,
health services, policy, bioethics and sociobehavioural aspects of medicine
use. Many faculty members practice pharmacy and conduct patient
oriented research in clinical sites at the Toronto Area Health Science
Network hospitals in a variety therapeutic areas (e.g. cardiology, critical
care, infectious diseases, rheumatology and psychiatry), and patient
populations (e.g. geriatrics, pediatrics and women's health).
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Toronto and its affiliated hospitals and research institutes
together constitute one of the top centres for research in the world with
outstanding opportunities for collaborations leading to multi-disciplinary
innovations. The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy is situated in the heart of
the Toronto Discovery District and is in close proximity to several of
Canada's largest academic teaching hospitals. The Faculty offers excellent
research and educational facilities.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.
Applications should include a covering letter of application, curriculum
vitae, 2 - 3 page statement of research plans, and a statement of teaching
philosophy and interests. If you have questions about this position, please
contact Diana Becevello ( For further
details and to apply online please visit:
Submission guidelines can be found at: We
recommend combining attached documents into one PDF file.
Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to Diana
Becevello ( at the Leslie Dan Faculty of
Pharmacy by the closing date, January 30, 2015.
For more information about the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, please
visit our web site: University of
Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from members of visible
minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities,
members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to
further diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.

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