Assistant Professor-Clinical Pharmacology

Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
March 05 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Assistant Professor-Clinical Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology at the University of Toronto is accepting applications for a full-time tenure-stream faculty appointment in the area of Clinical Pharmacology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin September 1, 2019 or shortly thereafter. 

We are seeking an outstanding individual with the demonstrated ability to develop an original, competitive, independent, and externally funded research program, who will be expected to contribute significantly to undergraduate, graduate and professional education in pharmacology. Our goal is to recruit an academic scientist with research expertise and excellent teaching abilities that align with one of the Department’s central research themes around pharmacology and toxicology - Specifically, we are interested in candidates who specialize in Clinical Pharmacology.

Requirements include a PhD in pharmacology or a closely related research discipline; Post-Doctoral experience; and an established record of research excellence as demonstrated by evidence of successful research funding, publications in leading journals, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, and evidence of superior future research plans; as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching is demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, performance as a teaching assistant or courser instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, conference presentations, as well as strong letters of reference and teaching materials submitted with the application, including a teaching statement.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The University of Toronto, Canada’s largest university, is also one of the world’s top biomedical research environments, ranking first among North American public research universities in the number of research publications by its health scientists. A wealth of opportunities for basic, applied and clinical research collaborations are available with world-class scientists throughout the Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Arts & Science and Engineering at the University, as well as with those at its many affiliated hospital-based research institutes. In addition, the city of Toronto is a vibrant, inviting, safe and multicultural environment in which to live and work. 

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a detailed teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy) evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above, a research statement outlining current and future research interests and a list of publications. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to by the closing date. If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials must be submitted online by clicking the link below. 

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

The closing date for applications is May 1, 2019, and applicants should have all materials submitted by then.

For more information about our department, please visit our home page at 

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resource staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

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