Assistant Professor (Graduate Professional Development), College of Pharmacy

  • University of Manitoba, College of Pharmacy
  • Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  • May 10, 2022
Full time Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Studies

Job Description


The College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences (RFHS), University of Manitoba invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of Graduate Professional Development. The position is anticipated to start on July 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and in accordance with the University of Manitoba Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in a Health Sciences-related field, and a successful post-doctoral experience. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with the Vice-Dean, Graduate Studies (RFHS) to develop and implement strategic plans for Graduate Professional Development programming within the RFHS. Therefore, applicants must have demonstrated commitment regarding professional development and advancement of career preparedness, as well as evidence of taking initiative and leadership in endeavors such as program development and implementation, organization of learning events, networking with academic and non-academic sectors, and mentorship of learners such as graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. The ideal candidate will bring strong networking skills, proficient oral and written communication skills, and a keen interest in the value of mentorship.


The College of Pharmacy has a long history of excellence in pharmacy education, research and service to the community. It is a part of the RFHS at the University of Manitoba, situated on the dynamic Bannatyne campus that provides opportunities for interprofessional collaboration in health sciences research and education. Excellence in teaching, research and service, is the focus of academic activities. The University of Manitoba offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs embracing basic and biomedical sciences, professional programs and population health. For more information visit the College of Pharmacy:


The College of Pharmacy is located in the 90 000 sq. ft. Apotex Centre on the Bannatyne Campus at the University of Manitoba. In addition to the state-of-the-art, open research laboratory, the College is home to the Pharmaceutical Analysis Lab (PAL) which serves as an analytical hub. PAL is the only facility on the Bannatyne campus with analytical mass spectrometry capabilities, and is available for use by College of Pharmacy and RFHS researchers. This equipment suite includes several HPLC systems, single and triple quadrupole mass spectrometers (LC-MS and LC-MS/MS), a quantitative PCR (qPCR) thermocycler, a fast protein liquid chromatography (FPLC) system, a nano-drop UV-Vis spectrophotometer, and a clinical chemistry analyzer.


The City of Winnipeg (, located where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, is recognized for its vibrant, multicultural community and diverse culture. The city, with a growing population of more than 766,000, is home to internationally renowned festivals, galleries and museums, the historic Exchange District and The Forks, and ever-expanding research, education, and business sectors. From the Hudson Bay waters, across the farmland fields, to the pulse of the cities and towns, The Province of Manitoba's ( people and places - its 100,000 lakes, 92 provincial parks, winding river valleys and storied prairie skies - inspire.

Application Details

Applicants are requested to submit the following materials, preferably via email as a single PDF file:

  1. Cover Letter describing suitability for the position;
  2. Curriculum Vitae;
  3. Five-year Research Program (max 5 pages) providing an overview of research goals and plan;
  4. Five-year plan for Graduate Professional Development;
  5. A personal statement on applicant contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion in your teaching, mentorship, research, service and/or other experiences. The purpose of the statement is to identify candidates' unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional career;
  6. Names and contact information for three references in confidence (contacted only if short-listed).


Submit all materials by email to:
Dr. Hope Anderson
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba


Please note that only complete applications will be considered. Applicants considered for interview will be contacted. Review of applications will commence starting May 14, 2022 and will continue until the position has been filled.


All materials, including reference letters, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.


The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


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