PHAR Pharmacy & Pharm Sci

Competition No.  -    A105549344
Closing Date  -    Apr 17, 2023

This position is a part of the Association of the Academic Staff of the University of Alberta (AASUA).

While this position welcomes applications from individuals external to the university, current Academic Teaching Staff are first notified of available positions and will receive first consideration in accordance with the terms of Schedule D of the Academic Collective Agreement prior to considering external candidates. Please indicate your internal status using the "Advertisement" drop down menu when applying.

This position is in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Agreement of the University of Alberta. 

This full time position has an appointment end date of June 30, 2024. Part time applications will also be considered. 

Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the ATS Agreement which also stipulates the benefits.

Location: Work primarily takes place at North Campus Edmonton.

Working for the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.

Department/Faculty Summary

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is consistently ranked among the top three schools in Canada, and top 50 globally and has been the only pharmacy school in Alberta since 1914. The province of Alberta offers the most unique pharmacy practice environment in North America where pharmacists can prescribe medications, order laboratory tests, provide injections, and receive remuneration for patient care services.

The Faculty annually admits 130 student pharmacists to the undergraduate pharmacy program and up to 30 to the PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists program per year, and maintains approximately 60 graduate students on an annual basis.

Position Summary

The individual(s) will have teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate pharmacy programs- PharmD and PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists specifically in the areas of practice skills and evidence based medicine. Other areas of instruction may include mental health pharmacotherapy and pediatrics.


Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching in related credit courses, including coordinating and delivery of course material, evaluation, and assuring the course work meets defined educational outcomes and accreditation standards.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A degree in pharmacy is required.
  • The successful candidate(s) will have knowledge of current clinical pharmacy practice. 
  • Applicants must be licensed, or eligible for licensure, by the Alberta College of Pharmacy.
  • A minimum of 2 years of practical and relevant experience in the field is required. The successful candidate will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree in pharmacy such as a post-baccalaureate PharmD and/or a Masters or PhD degree.
  • Residency or post-doctoral experience is an asset.
  • Prior experience teaching in a post-secondary setting is an asset.

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.