Assistant/Associate Professor

Dalhousie University
Halifax (City), Nova Scotia (CA)
Salary commensurate with experience.
November 22 2018
Department of Pharmacology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacology - Tenure Stream.  The Department of Pharmacology at Dalhousie University is seeking to fill a tenure-stream position with an anticipated start date between July 1 and September 30, 2019. The successful applicant will have a PhD, or equivalent, and postdoctoral experience (at least two years preferred). Candidates should have a strong 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 pharmacogenomics, preferably as applied to drug pharmacodynamics and/or pharmacokinetics. 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 Applicants should indicate their alignment with one or more of the research strengths and growth areas within the faculty research strategy, For further details regarding the newly announced Research Waves at Dalhousie Medical School, see

A complete application requires: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, research plan, and copies of up to 5 recent publications. The application must include a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at   Candidates will also arrange for three letters of reference (two of which must be academic) to be sent under a separate cover. Applications should be sent to: Ms. Sandi Leaf, Administrator, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Building, 5850 College Street Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada B3H 4R2 (e-mail:

Review of applications will begin February 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  To guarantee consideration, your application, and letters of reference, should be submitted by January 31, 2019. 

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 Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.