January 7, 2022


Tenure Stream Faculty Position – Social, Behavioural and Administrative Pharmacy (Pharmacy Law and Ethics)

The College of Pharmacy in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure stream position at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on the candidate, commencing on or before August 1, 2022. Exceptional cases at the Professor level may be considered.

Dalhousie University is comprised of 6,000 faculty and staff amongst its 13 faculties. Current enrollment is 18,500 graduate and undergraduate students. As the largest university in the Maritimes and a member of Canada’s U15 research-intensive university group, Dal is an influential driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development.

The Faculty of Health’s faculty, staff and students are committed to improving the well-being of individuals, families, communities and populations through diverse health programming, collaborative research and strong community partnerships. The Faculty of Health is one of the largest faculties at Dalhousie, comprised of eight schools, one college and one program, more than 200 faculty members, 80 staff members, and over 3,000 students. With the most programmatically diverse health faculty in Canada, our students are exposed to a broad range of health topics and learning experiences.

Dalhousie's College of Pharmacy is committed to achieving the five strategic directions of the Faculty of Health including engaging in transformational teaching and learning, growth of the research enterprise, fostering citizenship, cultivating partnerships and mobilizing supports for innovation. The College of Pharmacy offers both an undergraduate and a graduate program (Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences). Opportunities exist to supervise master students in various programs, as well as graduate students in the PhD in Health program and the Interdisciplinary PhD program. Opportunities also exist to engage in research and pedagogy related to interprofessional health education. The College’s mission and vision aligns with the Faculty and Dalhousie’s strategic research initiatives and the successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong program of research which aligns with these initiatives.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent degree (e.g., a postgraduate PharmD or other postgraduate degree with a research component).  A degree in Pharmacy is desirable. Post-doctoral research experience is desirable. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in social, behavioural, and administrative pharmacy that is supported by peer-reviewed publications, grant capture, and/or other forms of non-traditional scholarly output commensurate with level of experience. The candidate will have the ability/potential to establish an active, extramurally funded research/scholarly program in the areas of social, behavioural, and administrative pharmacy that is supported by a fundable research plan. The successful candidate will be expected to propose and demonstrate how their intended program of research aligns with the Visions of the College and the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University. The candidate will demonstrate ability/potential for excellence in the areas of teaching, mentoring, and service. Responsibilities will include establishing and maintaining an influential, collaborative, and sustainable research/scholarly program related to social, behavioural and administrative pharmacy, teaching and mentoring students in the program, contributing to committees at the College and to the academic life of the College, Faculty, and University. Teaching will focus on areas such as ethics, ethical decision making, law and other areas as required in the program.

Applicants should submit a cover letter stating qualifications and abilities (including pharmacy practice experience (if applicable)) (max 2 pages); a complete Curriculum Vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy, interests, and experience (max 1 page); and a research/scholarly plan addressing experience and outlining how the plan aligns with the Visions of the College of Pharmacy and Faculty of Health (max 2 pages) at  The deadline for applications is February 15, 2022.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

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

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of full vaccination or may seek an accommodation from Dalhousie’s vaccine requirements on grounds protected under provincial human rights legislation. Visit the Campus Check website for more information.




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