University of Alberta

Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor

PHAR Pharmacy & Pharm Sci

Competition No.  -    A105532777
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

Applications are invited for up to three non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor positions.  The individuals will have teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate pharmacy programs.  These are  full-time renewable appointments with primarily teaching and service responsibilities.  Clinical practice and scholarly activities are strongly encouraged. Experience in one of the following areas is preferable: primary care/family medicine, ambulatory care, internal medicine or infectious diseases.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching in therapeutic and/or practice skills courses, coordinating and delivery of course material; assuring the course work meets defined educational outcomes and accreditation standards; committee and other service work to the Faculty and the profession.

The successful candidate(s) will have knowledge of current clinical pharmacy practice. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree in pharmacy such as a PharmD and/or a Masters or PhD degree. Residency or post-doctoral experience is an asset. Applicants must be licensed, or eligible for licensure, by the Alberta College of Pharmacists. The successful candidate will also possess a record of demonstrated professional accomplishment, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers one of the strongest pharmacy degree programs in Canada. The Faculty annually admits 130 student pharmacists to the undergraduate pharmacy program, up to 30 to the PharmD for practicing pharmacists program, and approximately 60 graduate students.   An entry to practice PharmD will be implemented in 2018. The province of Alberta offers the most unique pharmacy practice environment in North America where pharmacists can prescribe medications, order
laboratory tests, provide immunizations, and receive reimbursement for patient care services.

Academic rank and salary will be based on the incumbent’s qualifications, experience, and achievements, and in accordance with the Contract Academic Staff: Teaching (CAST) Agreement.  These full-time positions are for a one year term, with the possibility of extension, and offer a comprehensive benefits package found at:

The University of Alberta has approximately 39,000 students. The University is located in Edmonton, a vibrant, cosmopolitan city of 1 million and the provincial capital. This friendly city offers a rich cultural life and diverse recreational opportunities. The campus is located adjacent to one of the largest municipal park systems in North America and is approximately 3.5 hours by car from the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Applications will be reviewed beginning August 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of research and teaching interests, and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of three referees.

Please contact Dr. Christine Hughes at: for any further questions.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

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.

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, Métis 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.