Associate Professor - Clinical, Social, Administrative Pharmacy

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Associate Professor - Clinical, Social, Administrative Pharmacy

Date Posted: 12/22/2020
Closing Date: 02/15/2021, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 2399
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
Department: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Please note: The requirements of this position have changed, and the closing date has been extended to Monday, February 15, 2021

The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in Clinical, Social and Administrative Pharmacy (CSAP) division of our Pharmaceutical Sciences department at the rank of Associate Professor, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2021.

We seek applications from exceptional candidates whose research complements the research programs of the highly collaborative faculty currently in the CSAP Pharmaceutical Sciences department. Relevant areas of research include but are not limited to: health policy and law, public health, health services, pharmacoepidemiology, health economics/pharmacoeconomics, health technology assessment, sociobehavioural aspects of medicine use, pharmacy practice research (including research on pharmacy services or clinical research), health as a human right, social justice, artificial intelligence. Experience leading collaborative research and demonstrated ability to work across disciplines in cross and multidisciplinary research and/or teaching initiatives will be considered an asset.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related Health Sciences fields, Public Health, Health Research Methods, Data Sciences, Health Policy, Management or a related area OR hold a PharmD degree plus a relevant research-oriented graduate degree. Postdoctoral experience, or equivalent (e.g. government, health care organization or industry), in an area related to one of the five overarching research areas in pharmaceutical sciences research that will build on the strengths of the CSAP Faculty is preferred. Candidates must have a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to sustain and lead an independent, innovative, active, externally funded and internationally recognized research program. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the education and training of undergraduate students in our PharmD professional programs and graduate students in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals , the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching portfolio submitted as part of the application including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore asked to include a statement discussing past, current and/or planned contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, public engagement activities that reach out to marginalized communities, and mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below.

Applications must include:

  • a cover letter
  • a current curriculum vitae
  • a statement of research interests (outlined above; 3 page limit plus supporting documents)
  • a teaching portfolio to include a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations
  • an equity and diversity statement (outlined above; 1 page limit)
  • three representative publications or working papers
  • applicants must arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee to the hiring unit via email addressed to [email protected] on letterhead, dated, and signed. PLEASE NOTE: This search is not using the University’s automatic solicitation and collection functionality for reference letters.

Submission guidelines can be found at

All application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by Monday, February 15, 2021 and all candidates must apply via the U of T recruitment site.

About the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and University of Toronto

With nearly 1,000 undergraduate and over 140 graduate students, the University of Toronto’s Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy is a recognized global leader in the fields of pharmacy education and research. Together, we are moving science and health through a focus on excellence and innovation. Consistently ranked as the top faculty of pharmacy in Canada and one of the top five in the world, we offer a vibrant community of world-leading professionals and researchers and endless opportunities for growth.

We are located in the heart of Toronto's Discovery District, a nexus of scientific innovation and entrepreneurial creativity. The University of Toronto and its affiliated hospitals and research institutes together constitute one of the top centers for biomedical research in the world with outstanding opportunities for collaborations leading to multi-disciplinary innovations.

The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy is home to the Centre for Pharmaceutical Oncology, PRiME next generation precision medicine, The World Health Organization Collaborating Centre (WHO CC) for Governance, Accountability, and Transparency in the Pharmaceutical Sector and the Centre for Practice Excellence.

For more information on the LDFP and Programs offered including the PharmD, PharmD for Pharmacists, and Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences programs and others please visit our website:

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

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].

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Job No:
Posted: 12/23/2020
Application Due: 2/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time