Job – Assistant Professor: Pharmacy Education (Assessment and Program Evaluation), Due: Sept. 30, 2015

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – PHARMACY EDUCATION (Assessment and Program Evaluation)
Tenure track

Applications are invited for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Pharmacy Education – Assessment and Program Evaluation. The successful candidate must have a Doctorate in Education or related discipline with a focus on student learning and assessment.  The successful candidate must establish an independent research program and provide research expertise to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning initiatives within the School.  Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the area of research methods and program evaluation. Teaching in the graduate program and supervision of undergraduate and graduate research students are expected.  Participating in academic service is also a requirement of the position. The successful candidate will be familiar with program evaluation processes and be able to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance learning and assessment.

The School of Pharmacy is located in the Health Sciences Centre on the St. John’s campus of Memorial University.  This facility also houses the Faculty of Medicine and School of Nursing, the Health Sciences Library, the General Hospital, and the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre.  This integrated complex has allowed close working relationships, in both research and teaching, among the faculties of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.

The School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs.  Research strengths include drug discovery and development, pharmacoepidemiology, health outcomes and inter-professional education. The School encourages collaborative research.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada with three campuses in the province (St. John’s, Grenfell and Marine Institute). As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning.  St. John’s is a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. For more information about Memorial please visit

The position is subject to budgetary approval and will be available as of January 4, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. The deadline for receipt of applications is September 30, 2015.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees indicating the Job Reference Number (PHAR 2015-001).

Dr. Carlo Marra, Dean
School of Pharmacy
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL, A1B 3V6
Phone: (709) 777-6571

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