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Casual Academic - Pharmacy

The University of Queensland - Brisbane City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

The School of Pharmacy

The School of Pharmacy is one of the largest Schools of this type in Australia with over 50 academic staff (including joint appointments with the community, hospital and government pharmacies) who are widely published internationally and have extensive research backgrounds. A team of 20 administrative, scientific and IT staff provide operational support, and over 50 people are employed through the School on research grants and other contracts.

The School of Pharmacy has experienced tremendous growth in student numbers, research productivity and professional pharmacy involvement over recent years. The School offers:

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours (4 years).

The degree is taught in six integrated streams of study (Quality Use of Medicines, Dosage Form Design, Drug Discovery, Data Analysis in Pharmacy, Biological Fate of Drugs and Social and Professional Aspects of Pharmacy)

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours with a Major in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics

The degree is as above, but with a year-long independent research project integrated within year 4

  • Postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice (flexible delivery options)
  • Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice

The School has active research groups in areas ranging from Therapeutic Targeting, Pharmacometrics, and Pharmacy Education to Quality Use of Medicines. Research funds are obtained from government and private sources – UQ, ARC, NHMRC, Queensland Cancer Fund, Queensland Pharmacy Research Trust, Federal and State governments and the pharmaceutical industry. In 2010, the School of Pharmacy relocated to new, purpose built facilities in Brisbane’s PACE (Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence) precinct adjacent to hospital, research and industry partners.

Details of the School’s activities may be accessed on the school’s web site at http://www.uq.edu.au/pharmacy

About This Opportunity

We are looking for a passionate individual who is student-centred to act as course coordinator and teach a fourth-year course (PHRM4012) in the undergraduate Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours). The course builds and integrates the knowledge and skills from different courses in the program and applies these in the optimisation of medicine use in the individual patient. New knowledge is acquired through evaluating evidence for drug use in all aspects of pharmacy and then integrated to develop the skills to identify and resolve drug related problems in consumers in a problem-based learning format. Full teaching resources are available. Responsibilities include course coordination, lecturing and tutoring. Guidance and support are available for the person undertaking this role.

This position is located at The Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence in Woolloongabba, adjacent to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will have completed or nearing completion of a PhD in Pharmacy or a related field. This will be partnered with an emerging profile in research and evidence of publications in reputed refereed journals in the discipline area. You will also have evidence of quality teaching at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level and collaboration in course coordination. Recent experience working as a registered Pharmacist is essential.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a casual academic role. The casual rate will vary as per the work completed. Please click here to view our various casual academic pay scales.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Adam La Caze.

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

Brisbane City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training




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