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Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream-Contractually Limited Term Appointment
University of Toronto

  • Nov. 15, 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream-Contractually Limited Term Appointment
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • University of Toronto
    Toronto, ON
  • January 16, 2017 or until filled
  • July 1, 2017
  • Assistant Professor
  • Toxicology
    Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA)-Pharmacology &
Toxicology – 1601734

Job Field: Limited Term (Teaching Stream)

Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine

Department: Pharmacology and Toxicology

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting: Nov 10, 2016

Job Closing: Jan16, 2017 Open Until Filled Description:


The Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology at the University of Toronto invites applications for a
three year contractually limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching
Stream in Pharmacology and Toxicology. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2017.

We are seeking an outstanding individual with the ability to contribute significantly to
undergraduate, graduate and professional education. Our goal is to recruit an individual with
research expertise and excellent teaching abilities that align with the Department’s Education and
Professional Experience program. In particular, we are seeking an individual with previous
experience of undergraduate and graduate education in the areas of pharmacology and toxicology in
drug discovery and development; pharmacokinetics and biomedical toxicology. We are seeking an
individual with experience in overseeing and coordinating experiential education for both
undergraduates and graduate students in a Pharmacology & Toxicology program. The successful
applicant will be responsible for teaching courses in ‘Pharmacology and Toxicology in Drug
Discovery and Development’ and for overseeing the Professional Experience Year (PEY) Program and
Graduate Clinical Practicum Internship Program. The position will require experience in liaising
and relationship building with partners in the pharmaceutical, government and academic research

Requirements include a Ph.D. degree in pharmacology, toxicology or pharmaceutical sciences. The
candidate should have significant post-doctoral research experience in pharmacology and toxicology
and a well-established track record of delivering undergraduate and graduate education and
professional development in Pharmacology & Toxicology. Candidates will have evidence of innovation
in Pharmacology & Toxicology education. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and

Experience and demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated
interest in teaching-related scholarly activity are an asset. This can be demonstrated through
excellent course evaluations, a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to
evidence of excellent pedagogical practice, and/or demonstrated superior performance in other
teaching related activities, including performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor,
experience leading successful workshops or seminars, or excellent conference posters or

Experience related to excellent pedagogical practice as it applies to teaching large classes will
be considered an asset.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should
include curriculum vitae, statements of career goals and teaching philosophy, a teaching dossier
(to include teaching evaluations), and three to five letters of recommendation (on letterhead,
signed and scanned). If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials should be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at Please combine attachments into
one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. All application materials should be submitted online at:

Review of applications will begin after January 16th, 2017, however applications will be considered
until the position is filled.

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, and 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 resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning
purposes. For more information, please see .

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

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Elaine Jack
    Pharmacology & Toxicology
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, ON


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