Instructor (Pharmacy Practice)

  • University of Manitoba, College of Pharmacy
  • Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  • Jun 06, 2022
Full time Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Studies

Job Description


The College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences (RFHS), University of Manitoba, Canada invites applications for a full-time, term position of up to three years, with opportunity for renewal, at the rank of Instructor I/II, commencing August 1, 2022, or at a time to be negotiated.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications, and in accordance with the University of Manitoba Faculty Association collective agreement.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will contribute to pharmacy practice-related course coordination, teaching, and evaluation, as well as curriculum development, teaching and evaluation in interprofessional education and provide service in the College of Pharmacy. Major responsibilities will include being the Pharmacy lead for the Office of Interprofessional Collaboration (OIPC) (40%), course coordination and teaching in the pharmacy practice and clinical courses, and service as assigned.


OIPC activities will include, but are not limited to the development, implementation and assessment of interprofessional learning activities, in collaboration and working closely with faculty from other health science colleges and with the OIPC office.  The candidate will regularly liaise with other RFHS Colleges, communicate with students and course coordinators, and collaborate with communities and other educational institutions.  


Within the College of Pharmacy, in addition to collaborating and coordinating interprofessional education with faculty members, the individual will also teach in the applied pharmacy skills labs and clinical courses with duties involving, but not limited to, course coordination, delivering lectures, developing cases and standardized patient scenarios, and teaching and evaluating students in performance-based and simulation lab environments.  The successful applicant may also help provide support for the PharmD bridging program and facilitate continuing professional development.  The position will represent the College on relevant University and professional committees and associations.


The successful candidate will possess a PharmD degree or BSc(Pharm) with significant, relevant, practice experience. Preference will be given to applicants with an active and innovative patient care practice. The candidate must have excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal teamwork skills. The candidate must also have a knowledge of common computer software programs. In addition to in-person teaching responsibilities, ability to teach in a virtual on-line environment is an asset. The successful candidate must maintain an active pharmacy license, and be eligible to practice in Manitoba.


The College of Pharmacy is located in a state-of-the-art Apotex Centre on the Bannatyne Campus at the University of Manitoba. The College of Pharmacy has a long history of excellence in pharmacy education and maintains strong associations with professional bodies and practicing pharmacists in hospital, community, and primary care settings. It is part of the RFHS and situated on a dynamic campus that provides opportunities for interprofessional collaboration in health sciences education, research, and practice. The campus has excellent library facilities, and is proximal to several tertiary teaching hospitals of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA), one of the largest and most diverse health regions in Canada.


The University of Manitoba offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs embracing basic and biomedical sciences, professional programs and population health. This is an exceptional opportunity for a qualified, productive individual to contribute to the ongoing success of the College of Pharmacy and RFHS in delivering quality interdisciplinary education at the University of Manitoba.

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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.


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.

Application Details

Applications for this position must include:

  1. a letter of application explaining your interest in the position,
  2. an up-to-date curriculum vitae,
  3. brief teaching philosophy,
  4. a personal statement on your contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion in teaching, service and/or other experiences, and
  5. The names and contact information of three references

Note that only complete applications will be considered.


Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Lavern M. Vercaigne

Search Committee Chair - position #30595

College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences


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