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Any vacant positions advertised by the School of Pharmacy will be placed with the Human Resources Division of the University of Otago. Applications must be submitted directly to the personnel handling the case.

The links below for current advertised positions will automatically connect you to the Human Resources Division files.

Academic staff positions

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor - Pharmacy Education-1702412 [HR Link]

Our Department
The University of Otago is one of New Zealand’s largest and most research-intensive universities. It is ranked 151st in the QS World University Rankings and in the top 100 in 12 subject areas (2017). Five star plus ranking from QS Stars reflects quality and excellence.

The Otago School of Pharmacy is the oldest in the country and prides itself on achieving excellence in pharmaceutical care. We aim for excellence in research and research informed teaching in pharmaceutical sciences, clinical pharmacy and social pharmacy.

The Role
We invite applications for the position of Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy, with an emphasis on Pharmacy Education. This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding individual with a research informed expertise in pharmacy education, to innovate and provide leadership around our teaching curriculum.

Skills and Experience
We are seeking candidates who have a track record of published research, or an ability to develop such a record in Pharmacy Education.

Senior Lecturer
As a Senior Lecturer you should have a PhD together with a strong record of publication in high quality academic journals, a strong commitment to research-informed teaching at a range of levels and have successfully supervised undergraduate and postgraduate student research.

Associate Professor
As an Associate Professor you should have a PhD together with an outstanding record of demonstrable scholarly and professional achievement in your discipline area and be an independent researcher publishing and advancing scholarship in your field and/or advancing professional practice.

Further details
This is a full time, confirmation path (tenure track) role. Starting date for the appointment is expected to be second semester of 2018.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Carlo Marra, Dean, School of Pharmacy via email

Candidates are required to provide:
• A CV, including employment history.
• A cover letter outlining how your experience meets the selection criteria.
• Contact details for three to four referees.

Please use the HR website link for making application
Applications quoting reference number 1702412 will close on Thursday, 18 January 2018.

General staff positions

There are no general staff positions available at present.