Tenure Track Faculty Position - Translational Pharmacotherapy or Pharmacogenomics (Assistant or Associate Professor)
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Department Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Posted date April 30, 2024
Closing date Will remain open until filled.
Position Type Full Time

Description

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is seeking an outstanding scholar for a full-time tenure-track position. The position will be in the field of Translational Pharmacotherapy or Pharmacogenomics.

Applicants should demonstrate the potential to achieve international recognition in Translational Pharmacotherapy or Pharmacogenomics.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop a robust externally-funded research program, teach graduate and undergraduate students, and provide service to the Faculty and the University, as well as to professional and external communities. 

We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage First Nations, Metis, and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.  

Working for the Faculty:

The University of Alberta is one of the world’s top public universities.  The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is undergoing significant expansion and investment to meet our ambitious goal of being one of the leading academic centres internationally in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.  The province of Alberta offers a growing life sciences sector and the most unique pharmacy practice environment in North America. Excellent opportunities exist for collaborative research with others within the Faculty, College of Health Sciences and University, including a wide variety of research institutes..

Position:

Situated on Treaty 6 territory, the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The higher rank will only be considered should the successful candidate possess an appropriate level of experience and commensurate achievements. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, participate in teaching, conduct research and scholarly activities within their area of expertise, as well as contribute to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusivity at the university. Candidates must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Key Responsibilities:

Teaching (standard allocation of time is 40%). Participate in teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs, mentorship and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

Research (standard allocation of time is 40%). Lead a program of research, participate in multidisciplinary and collaborative research, attract external funding and disseminate results.

Service (standard allocation of time is 20%). Participate in service to the Faculty, University and community.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must hold a PhD (or PharmD or MD) in a relevant field
  • Documented post-doctoral fellowship experience in the relevant field or  equivalent research experience
  • Strong publication record
  • Evidence of an identified research focus in one of the following areas:
    • Translational pharmacotherapy or pharmacogenomics
  • Commitment to teaching excellence and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students

Application Process

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, and statement of teaching philosophy and interests. Applications are submitted online via the University of Alberta Careers website: https://www.careers.ualberta.ca/

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

If you have questions about this position, please contact Dr. Ayman El-Kadi at aelkadi@ualberta.ca.

At the University of Alberta, we are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible hiring process for all candidates. If you require accommodations to participate in the interview process, please let us know at the time of booking your interview and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

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