Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology at Dalhousie University is seeking to fill a tenure-stream position with an anticipated start date of January 2021 (negotiable).

The successful applicant will have a PhD, or equivalent, and postdoctoral experience (at least two years preferred). Candidates should have a demonstrated record of, or potential for, high-quality research, teaching, and administrative service commensurate with their career stage. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a strong externally funded research program and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will have expertise in pharmacology and genomics, preferably in research areas such as the integration of genomics and bioinformatics into personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics, application of genomics in clinical pharmacology and effects of genetic variability on drug efficacy, pharmacokinetics or adverse drug reactions. The Department of Pharmacology maintains a strong research profile across a wide range of health-related fields. Information on the research activities of the Department of Pharmacology can be found at

Dalhousie University provides exceptional opportunities for translational genomics research.  Both the CIHR Institutes of Genetics and Genome Atlantic are housed in close proximity to the Department of Pharmacology. Applicants should indicate their research alignment with genomics, which is one of the strategic areas within the Faculty of Medicine and in particular, the potential for research interactions with the Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine  and the Centre for Comparative Genomics & Evolutionary Bioinformatics

A complete application requires: 

  1. cover letter;
  2. curriculum vitae;
  3. research statement/plan (addressing past, current and future research); and 
  4. teaching dossier

Two academic references will be requested for short-listed candidates.

Interested candidates, please apply via PeopleAdmin  by 

May 15, 2020.  

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, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, 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