The Department of Biomedical Sciences is seeking a sessional instructor, subject to budgetary approval, to assist in delivery of Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology I (VBS 241) to second-year veterinary students. This team-taught course provides veterinary students with a basic understanding of the principles of pharmacology and toxicology including pharmacokinetics/toxicokinetics, drugs affecting nervous system function and anti-inflammatory medications. Material is covered in both lecture and tutorial formats.
Responsibilities for this position include preparation and delivery of lecture material and contribution of basic science concepts to joint basic/clinical tutorial discussions, preparation and marking of examinations as appropriate and assisting students where needed.
Applicants must hold a DVM or other health professional degree and/or a graduate degree
(minimum MSc; PhD preferred in Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Sciences or a related field). Preference will be given to those with teaching experience in Pharmacology, but those with evidence of effective teaching in related fields will also be considered. Priority will be given to members of the UPEI Sessional Roster for the Department of Biomedical Sciences
Remuneration will be as specified in the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.
Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology I is taught during the fall semester, which runs from September to December, 2013.
Please send your application, including a curriculum vitae with references listed to:
Dr. Tarek Saleh, Chair
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Atlantic Veterinary College
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0819
Fax: (902) 566-0832
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.