Career Opportunities

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Faculty of Pharmacy – Camperdown Campus
Reference no. 193/0117

The University of Sydney is ranked among the world’s top universities for training of health professionals and for health-related research. The Faculty of Pharmacy is seeking a Lecturer to lead outstanding research programs within the broad area of pharmacy practice, working in one of the five research themes of cancer, cardiovascular and diabetes, health services and patient safety, mental health, and respiratory disease.

Areas of expertise in pharmacy practice across these research themes include but are not limited to clinical pharmacy; pharmacotherapeutics; health services research; quality use of medicines; patient-centred care including written medicines information and professional pharmacy services like medication and chronic disease management.

As an inspirational teacher in areas that intersect the research themes and learning and teaching requirements of pharmacy students, you will guide the faculty to maintain and further improve its international reputation in both pharmacy practice teaching and research.  You will be expected to have or establish a research track record within at least one of the research themes or areas of expertise listed above.

To be successful in securing this role you will have:

  • a PhD in a relevant field of pharmacy practice and expertise in pharmacy/pharmacy practice
  • international postdoctoral experience at a reputable university or research institution
  • be registered or be eligible for registration as a pharmacist in Australia with contemporary practice experience
  • demonstrated contributions to independent as well as collaborative research with evidence that this research has had impact in and/or beyond the field of pharmacy
  • publication record in high-quality (ERA recognised) international journals in the field of pharmacy/pharmacy practice or related cognate disciplines
  • the ability to teach within the broad area of pharmacy practice in both undergraduate and postgraduate professional pharmacy courses (Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Pharmacy and Management and Master of Pharmacy)
  • the ability to establish independent and collaborative research programs in any area of pharmacy/pharmacy practice that complements and adds to existing research strengths of the faculty in its five research themes
  • evidence of plans for research programs that will attract nationally competitive research funding or consultancies
  • the ability to embrace cultural change and to embody a collaborative and cooperative ethos in all aspects of academic life.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE:  21 February 2017

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

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