U of T
Application Deadline
Contract End Date
May 31, 2023
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy - 144 College St, Toronto, ON
Job Requirements


The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, invites applications for the position of Sessional Clinical Lecturer to co-coordinate the required course, PHM 203H1 Pharmacotherapy 4: Infectious Diseases, which is offered in the winter term of the second year of the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program. The anticipated dates for this sessional position will run from December 1st until May 31th, 2023.

This course is designed for pharmacy students to develop a broad understanding of pathophysiology, pharmacology, clinical pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapy in major areas of infectious diseases, and uses a problem-based approach with emphasis on the integration and application of fundamental principles to specific clinical situations. This course builds on general knowledge and skills gained in the previous required pharmacotherapy courses and will serve as an important foundation for other Pharmacotherapy and Medication Therapy Management courses. Selected topics covered include: pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, risk factors, natural history, diagnosis and pharmacotherapy used for upper respiratory tract infections, pneumonia, meningitis, HIV/AIDs, skin and soft tissue infections, and urinary tract infections.

This 39 hour course will consist of didactic lectures and case-based workshops to enable students to develop skills integral to patient assessment and optimizing drug therapy for patients with these conditions. The expected enrollment for the course is 240.

Applicants should at a minimum, be a Pharmacist licensed in a Canadian jurisdiction, possess a BScPhm or a PharmD degree and experience working within the Canadian Health Care system. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching, currently practice in, and demonstrate a strong knowledge of the relevant topics, and, possess excellent organization and communication skills. Experience in the development and delivery of courses, and large classroom teaching or course co-ordination is an asset.

For specific questions about this position, please contact: Dr. Natalie Crown, Director, PharmD Program, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy (natalie.crown@utoronto.ca).

Please submit your application to AcademicHR.phm@utoronto.ca . Applicants should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three referees. The deadline for applications is August 11th, 2022; the position will remain open until filled.

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

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We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.