Instructor, Pharmacy Practice
University of Manitoba
Instructor (Pharmacy Practice) Position #28696
The College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada invites applications for a full-time, term position of up to three years, with opportunity for review and renewal, at the rank of Instructor I/II /Senior Instructor, commencing April 15, 2021 or at a time to be negotiated. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Major responsibilities for the position will be to contribute to teaching and service in the College, and work with others on the development and implementation of the new PharmD curriculum. Activities will include teaching in the applied pharmacy skills and/or clinical courses with duties involving, but not limited to, course coordination, delivering lectures, developing cases and standardized patient scenarios, and teaching and evaluating students in performance-based and simulation lab environments. The successful applicant may also help to provide support for a PharmD bridging program and participate in continuing professional development. The position will also represent the College on relevant University and professional committees and associations.
The successful candidate will possess a PharmD degree or BSc(Pharm) with advanced practice experience. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, primary care or other innovative patient-focused practice. Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills for productive teamwork are requirements for this position. In addition to in-person teaching responsibilities, ability to teach in a virtual on-line environment is an asset. The successful candidate must maintain an active pharmacy license, and be eligible to practice in Manitoba.
The College of Pharmacy is located in a state-of-the-art Apotex Centre on the Bannatyne Campus at the University of Manitoba. The College of Pharmacy has a long history of excellence in pharmacy education and research, and maintains strong associations with professional bodies and practicing pharmacists in hospital, community and primary care settings. It is part of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences (RFHS) and situated on a dynamic campus that provides opportunities for interprofessional collaboration in health sciences education, research and practice. The campus has excellent library facilities, and is proximal to several tertiary teaching hospitals of the Winnipeg Region Health Authority (WRHA), one of the largest and most diverse health regions in Canada.
The University of Manitoba offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs embracing basic and biomedical sciences, professional programs and population health. This is an exceptional opportunity for a qualified individual to contribute to the ongoing success of the College of Pharmacy and RFHS in delivering quality interdisciplinary education at the University of Manitoba.
For more information, please visit our website at https://umanitoba.ca/pharmacy/
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The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only .
Applications will be reviewed as received and will close on March 26, 2021 or until position is filled.
Applicants can apply in writing or by email by sending a letter of application explaining their interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, brief teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references to the address below. Please note that only complete applications will be considered.
Please send your application materials to the Committee Chair:
Dr. Lavern Vercaigne, Associate Dean (Academic)
Search Committee Chair
College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.