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Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

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$100,000 - $130,000

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Job Description

The School of Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo is seeking an outstanding scholar and researcher for a full-time, regular tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the areas of Pharmaceutical Sciences/Pharmacology. In the case of an exceptional candidate, an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor will be considered. The anticipated start date is April 1, 2023.

The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarship and teaching, and develop a robust, externally funded research program that supports graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. Evidence of an actively developing research program is required. Potential applicants are urged to review the research interests ( of our faculty and the strategic plan ( of the School, as preference will be given to investigators whose expertise is complementary.

Duties include research, teaching and service. Teaching in the PharmD professional program and Pharmacy graduate programs, and supervision of graduate students are expected. Evidence of teaching excellence, innovation and flexibility in teaching modality will be highly valued. Successful candidates are expected to have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree. Applicants who are Pharmacists should be eligible for registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists.

The salary range for this position at the rank of Assistant Professor is $100,000 to $130,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.
If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact Katie Schafer at [email protected]

The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place at the School of Pharmacy ( and across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building. These efforts are centralized within the Indigenous Initiatives Office (

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous peoples (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Katie Schafer at [email protected]

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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How to Apply

Application Deadline: 31/10/2022

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, research profile and plan (up to 3 pages), 3 key publications with an accompanying description of the impact and importance of the work including the applicant’s contributions (1 page) and statement about teaching interests and philosophy (up to 2 pages) should be sent by email to [email protected] addressing:

Dr. Andrea Edginton, Hallman Director
School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Three confidential letters of reference will be solicited for short-listed candidates only. The closing date to apply for the position is October 31, 2022.

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