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|Lecturer and Coordinator, Office of Experiential Education (OEE)||DETAILS »|
|Tenure Track Position in Nanomedicine, Pharmaceutics, and Biopharmaceutics||DETAILS »|
|Research & Development Pharmacist - Primary Care||DETAILS »|
Applications are invited for a full-time position of Lecturer and Coordinator, Office of Experiential Education (OEE), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC, for an initial term of one year, with the possibility of renewal on an annualized basis. The successful applicant will primarily work with the Director, OEE, to:
• be responsible for the execution of self-paced online training modules to educate pharmacy practice educators
• support a variety of preceptor-student models for undergraduate students on clerkship rotations;
• participate in student learning activities and progress, and provide feedback to students and other stakeholders as necessary;
• implement instructional activities that contribute to a positive environment where students and practice educators are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences;
• assist in assessing changing educational needs and offer plans for improvement;
• communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students and other professionals on a regular basis;
• participate in scholarship and research activities in experiential education;
• sustain and build placement capacity, recruit new pharmacy sites and explore new opportunities (e.g. clinics, physician offices) for experiential education;
• increase the profile of OEE within the pharmacy community; and
• perform other related functions as required.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the academic life of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, teach/supervise entry level professional degree students and deliver practice educator development workshops. He/she is expected to integrate technologies and new approaches to learning into our curriculum and practice educator programs. Proficiency in word processing, presentation software, and technical writing skills is required. The successful individual requires complex communication and problem solving skills to maintain positive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. The Coordinator operates from a solid understanding of pharmacy practice and experiential education, and has excellent project management skills and experience. Completion of a PharmD is preferred.
Salary will be based on the level of experience and is subject to final budgetary approval. The closing date for applications is April 4th 2014. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three referees to:
Faculty Website: http://www.pharmacy.ubc.ca/
Please submit electronic applications through the UBC Careers Website:
Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Nanomedicine, Pharmaceutics & Biopharmaceutics. The Faculty is continuing the development of its research priority in the field of Nanomedicine and Novel Drug Therapy platforms. In particular we wish to focus on the areas of siRNA/oligonucleotide/DNA based cellular delivery, protein therapeutics, polymer-based diagnostics and theranostics, receptor-based anticancer (chemo)therapy, and targeted personalized medicine.
Applicants for this position should possess a Ph.D. degree, preferably in Pharmaceutics or Biomedical Engineering, relevant postdoctoral research experience, strong research skills and an outstanding publication record. A proven record of successful competition for national research funding (CIHR, NSERC, etc.) as a Principal Investigator is essential. An undergraduate degree in pharmacy is desirable, but not required. Expertise in biomaterials and drug delivery, controlled/targeted drug release and/or drug transport phenomena, pharmacokinetics, nanomedicine, especially as this relates to biopharmaceutics at the cellular and/or whole organ level, are preferred. Experience in the nanobiology and nanomedicine field, including preclinical, translational and first clinical testing of nanomedical devices would be a distinct advantage.
The major focus of this position will be the continued development of an outstanding research program supported by extensive extramural funding. Other responsibilities will include teaching and training students in the pharmaceutical sciences undergraduate program and pharmaceutics & nanomedicine graduate program.
The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is experiencing unprecedented growth and expansion, and is now located in a new state-of–the–art $133-million, 246,000-square-foot facility on UBC’s Vancouver campus underpinned by world-class infrastructure and equipment. The building also houses one of the Faculty’s key partners, the Centre for Drug Research and Development (www.cdrd.ca), and is within easy reach of other major health science faculties, core research facilities and major clinical centres.
Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience and subject to final budgetary approval. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 24, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled; preferred start date is July 1, 2014. Interested individuals are requested to submit a letter of application with a brief description of research interests, a curriculum vitae, copies of up to five publications, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of four referees to:Chair, Nanomedicine Search Committee Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences The University of British Columbia 2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada Faculty Website: http://www.pharmacy.ubc.ca/
Please submit electronic applications through the UBC Careers Website:
Northern Health Authority Pharmacy Services & the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of British Columbia have collaborated to create an exciting new position. This unique opportunity will provide direct pharmaceutical care to clients in a primary care setting by working within a collaborative team environment with Primary Care Physicians and other Health Care Providers in Northern Health.
As a full-time faculty member (non-tenure track) in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of British Columbia, you will conceptualize, develop, and implement a research and teaching plan that focuses on the role of Pharmacists in Primary Care. This appointment will be subject to regular review for reappointment and promotion and subject to the UBC policy and procedures on Partner Track Faculty Appointments (http://www.pharmacy.ubc.ca/practice/partappoint).
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UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.