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LTI Position (50% - 3 years) - Pharmacy Practice, Pain, Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Dalhousie University

Limited Term Instructor Position (50% – 3 years) – Pharmacy Practice, Pain, Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

The College of Pharmacy in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health invites applications from qualified candidates for a 3 year, 50%, limited term position in the College of Pharmacy at the level of Instructor.

Dalhousie University is comprised of 6,000 faculty and staff amongst its 13 faculties. Current enrollment is 18,500 graduate and undergraduate students. As the largest university in the Maritimes and a member of Canada’s U15 research-intensive university group, Dal is an influential driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development.

The Faculty of Health’s faculty, staff and students are committed to improving the well-being of individuals, families, communities and populations through diverse health programming, collaborative research and strong community partnerships. The Faculty of Health is one of the largest faculties at Dalhousie, comprised of eight schools, one college and one program, more than 200 faculty members, 80 staff members and over 3,000 students. With the most programmatically diverse health faculty in Canada, our students are exposed to a broad range of health topics and learning experiences.

Dalhousie’s College of Pharmacy is committed to achieving the five strategic directions of the Faculty of Health including engaging in transformational teaching and learning, growth of the research enterprise, fostering citizenship, cultivating partnerships and mobilizing supports for innovation.

The successful candidate will develop content and teach pharmacotherapeutics and related subject matter in pain, mental health and substance use disorders. Collaboration with others team-teaching in these areas will be required. Part of the curriculum is case/problem-based.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring students fulfill specific learning outcomes. This is achieved by: developing, updating and/or delivering cases and lectures and courses, and assessing student progress with provision of both written and oral feedback.

This position may also include participation in College, Faculty and University committees, continuing pharmacy education programs and other professional and administrative service activities, as required.

Applicants must possess an entry-to-practice pharmacy degree and hold a pharmacy license in one of the Maritime provinces with an in-depth understanding of scope of pharmacy practice in the Maritime province of licensure. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of exemplary pharmacy practice experience in the area of pain and/or substance use disorders and mental health or equivalent advanced training/experience. Advanced specialized training in the area is required. Experience teaching in pharmacy practice and/or pharmacotherapeutics is required. Experience teaching in a problem-based learning curriculum is an asset. The successful candidate must be available to teach both online and in person.

Applicants must submit a cover letter stating qualifications and abilities and a complete and current curriculum vitae. Applications are to be submitted online by clicking “Apply for this Job” above. The deadline for applications is July 10, 2022.
This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Dalhousie’s vaccine mandate has been suspended at this time, and employees no longer need to provide proof of full vaccination. However, health and safety risks to our community will continue to be monitored and a vaccine mandate may be reinstated if necessary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

To view the full advertisement and to apply with a cover letter stating qualifications and abilities and a complete and current curriculum vitae please visit The deadline for applications is July 10, 2022.