PHARMACY CLINICIAN SCIENTIST/ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (STATUS ONLY) - Mt Sinai Hospital - Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
The Department of Pharmacy at Mt. Sinai Hospital, an academic health science centre affiliated with the University of Toronto, is recruiting a Pharmacy Clinician Scientist. The successful candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (status only) in the Division of Pharmacy Practice at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto. The position will be a 5-year, full-time appointment, renewable following review.
The primary focus of this position is clinical/translational research. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and build a self-sustaining clinical/translational research program in affiliation with Mt. Sinai Hospital. He/she will be expected to provide leadership and mentorship for scholarly activity to practitioners, pharmacy residents and fellows. The candidate will have teaching responsibilities in the professional curriculum at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto and the opportunity to participate in graduate and postgraduate education.
Candidates for this position must have earned a Pharm.D or an MSc or Ph.D. (in pharmacy), with relevant postgraduate training or research experience. Candidates must have an active practice license, or have the qualifications to obtain a practice license, in Ontario. Applicants must have a strong clinical knowledge base with current clinical practice/research experience. The clinical focus of the candidate's work is negotiable and may include cardiology, critical care, general medicine, infectious disease, transplant, oncology, neurosciences, or primary care. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. The individual must enjoy interacting with both students and pharmacy practitioners.
One of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers, Mount Sinai Hospital has a well-earned reputation as one of Canada’s most pre-eminent patient care, research and academic health sciences centre. Mount Sinai's Centres of Excellence formally link departments to improve patient and family-centred care initiatives and advance our academic mandate. This model builds on the Hospital’s existing strengths and creates interprofessional groups positioned to strategically respond to changes in the health care environment. Mount Sinai Hospital is a fully accredited health care and teaching facility affiliated with the University of Toronto. We are dedicated to discovering and delivering the best patient care, teaching and research with the heart and values true to our heritage. The Department of Pharmacy is a key component of the Hospital’s strategy and vision to provide the best medicine. Mount Sinai is a major teaching site for undergraduate pharmacy students, residents and PharmD students.
The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy is Canada's largest pharmacy school, and is both an educational leader and home to highly innovative research activity. The Faculty’s Division of Pharmacy Practice has faculty who are cross appointed to world renowned teaching institutions which, together with other health science Faculties, form the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network. Faculty within the Division teach in the undergraduate and the post-BSc PharmD programs. The Division is committed to exemplary teaching and educational leadership, advancing pharmacotherapeutic knowledge, innovative research and scholarship and service to the community.
For information, please contact Dr. Lalitha Raman-Wilms, Associate Dean, Professional Programs and Associate Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto at 416-978-0616 email email@example.com or
Mr. Bill Wilson, Director of Pharmacy, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto and Lecturer, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at (416) 586-4800 ext. 5016
Applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a two-page statement of research activity, and the names and contact information for three referees. Closing date for applications will be August 24th, 2012 or until the position is filled. Please forward applications to:
Search Committee – Clinician Scientist
c/o Bill Wilson
Department of Pharmacy
600 University Ave
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.