Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy

Hobart, Australia
04 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Tasmania's Faculty of Health has an international reputation for the quality of health professional education and research into the prevention and management of chronic diseases, particularly conditions associated with ageing. Within the Faculty, the School of Medicine is a large interdisciplinary school comprising Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology and Paramedicine. The School is renowned for having world-class rankings in Medicine and Pharmacy, high quality simulation and research facilities, and for providing students and staff with international opportunities for research, education and collaboration.

The School of Medicine is currently seeking high calibre candidates for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy.

As the successful candidate, you will teach therapeutics and clinical pharmacy within the Bachelor of Pharmacy and Master of Clinical Pharmacy courses as directed by the Associate Head of Pharmacy. This will include on-site clinical teaching at the Royal Hobart Hospital, as well as online and face to face teaching at the University campus in Sandy Bay. You will have the knowledge, skills and willingness to embrace contemporary approaches to teaching and technology to develop and enhance high quality online and face-to-face teaching. The position requires research and scholarship aligned with the strategic research priorities of the Faculty of Health. You will conduct research within the discipline, including the supervision of Honours and postgraduate students.

In the role you will:

  • Make an effective (LEVEL B) or strong (LEVEL C) and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and successfully supervise research higher degree students to completion, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University's research performance expectations for either a Level B or Level C academic as appropriate.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate and/or postgraduate coursework teaching of a high (LEVEL B) or an exemplary (LEVEL C) quality.
  • Increasingly provide academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding research and/or learning and teaching (Level C).
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective collaborations inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.

You will be employed on an ongoing basis at Academic Level B or C depending on qualifications, skills and abilities and be based at the Sandy Bay campus of the University.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • A good (Level B) or a strong (Level C) record of continuing commitment to research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the fields of Clinical Pharmacy and/or Pharmacotherapeutics. This will be demonstrated by a record of quality publications, presentations at conferences and preferably success (Level B) and success (Level C) in securing external competitive and/or industry funding.
  • Demonstrated experience (Level B) or demonstrate achievement (Level C) in effective teaching to students in Clinical Pharmacy and/or Pharmacotherapeutics subjects, including the ability to develop scholarly and innovative approaches to teaching and learning in a tertiary or industrial setting. Experience in online teaching will be an advantage.
  • Extensive experience working as a clinical pharmacist in the hospital setting or senior professional roles in pharmacy practice (such as extensive experience in Medicine Reviews, medicines information roles in pharmaceutical industry or similar).
  • A record of contributing effectively to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community.
  • Registration or eligibility for registration as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.

You may be appointed at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $127,368 comprising base salary within the range of $92,326 to $108,862 plus 17% superannuation.


You may be appointed at Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $150,401 comprising base salary within the range of $112,184 to $128,548 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information, including the Position Description, please visit utas.edu.au/careers. Please note, your application must as a minimum include your CV, a cover letter and your responses to the selection criteria.

For further information, contact Associate Professor Luke Bereznicki, Deputy Head, School of Medicine & Associate Head, Pharmacy, Luke.Bereznicki@utas.edu.au / 03 6226 2195.

Applications close 30 September 2017.