Applications are invited for three full-time, tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor of Teaching for the Entry-to-Practice Doctor of Pharmacy (E2P PharmD) program. The successful candidates will work primarily with other members of the Faculty to teach in a variety of learning environments within our E2P PharmD program.
Applicants should possess a BSc(Pharm) and/or PharmD degree (or equivalent) and have relevant teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Pedagogical training and demonstrated educational leadership will beconsidered an advantage and preference will be given to applicants who have participated in the development of academic courses and/or programs. Evidence of contributions to the scholarship of teaching and learning is an asset. Applicants should be, or be eligible to become, licenced Pharmacy practitioners in British Columbia.
Responsibilities include the following:
Create and coordinate learning activities for case-based, modular and seminar courses as well as the design, delivery and evaluation of associated written and practical assessments/examinations. Specifically, these may include:pharmacy practice skills component (Integrated Activities; IA) of the Medication Management Course series (years 1-3, PHRM111-312), integrating knowledge from module course content and applying practice skills and attitudes to solve increasingly complex patient case studies and simulations over time and across professional years.
singular and/or seminar course series embedded across professional years highlighting broad and innovative pharmacy practice models, and training students with the requisite behavioural and technical tools to assert full scopes of contemporary pharmacy practice, including collaborative care
other courses as required and determined through continuous quality improvement processes and ongoing program growth and development
Meet with students experiencing challenges and develop action plans for remediation, as necessary.
Train, supervise, and oversee performance of teaching assistants.
Collaborate with other educational leaders (e.g., course coordinators, module leaders, IA leads, etc), administrative staff and others in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences for program related activities. This could include, but is not limited to, assisting in assessing and evaluating changing curricular needs within the E2P PharmD program and offering perspectives for improvement.
Establish relationships with external course contributors and partners to foster exchanges between curriculum and pharmacy practice developments
Maintain ongoing faculty and professional development activities in order to implement instructional strategies that contribute to an environment where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
Communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing, with students, other faculty members, and staff on a regular basis.
Organize and participate in Faculty, University and student-run activities for E2P PharmD students and other Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences students.
Represent the Faculty at student recruitment and/or community outreach events.
Other duties as assigned by the Dean or their designate(s).
In addition to the responsibilities listed above, candidates should familiarize themselves with the expectations for educational leadership as an Assistant Professor of Teaching as well as for promotion through the educational leadership ranks. In addition to the expectation for scholarly teaching and teaching excellence, the potential for impact beyond the classroom is particularly important. The most recent Guide to Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Procedures at UBC, in particular, Sections 3 and 5 along with appropriate appendices, provide further information (see https://hr.ubc.ca/sites/default/files/documents/SAC%20Guide.pdf).
The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is located in a state-of-the-art $150-million, 23,000-square-metre facility on UBC’s Vancouver campus underpinned by world-class infrastructure and equipment and has outstanding teaching facilities. The building also houses one of the Faculty’s key partners, adMare BioInnovations (https://www.admarebio.com/).
Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience and subject to final budgetary approval. Review of applications will begin on April 26, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021 or earlier. Interested individuals are requested to submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications and how they qualify you for this position, a curriculum vitae including relevant teaching experience, an abbreviated teaching dossier (10 pages maximum), a statement of your experience and contributions to equity and inclusion (1 page) and the names and contact information of three references to the UBC Careers website at: https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ubcfacultyjobs/job/UBC-Vancouver-Campus/Assistant-Professor-of-Teaching–Tenure-Track—3-Positions_JR1674.
UBC is committed to attracting outstanding faculty members and offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, including support for housing and relocation (http://www.hr.ubc.ca/housing-relocation/fhop/). The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable work environment for all members of its workforce, and in particular, for its employees with disabilities. An inclusive work environment for employees with disabilities presumes an environment where differences are accepted, recognized and integrated into current structures, planning and decision-making modes. For information regarding UBC’s accommodation and access policies and resources, please visit the Centre for Accessibility website at: https://facultystaff.students.ubc.ca/student-development-services/centre-accessibility/faculty-and-staff-disabilities.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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