Director, School of Pharmacy

The School of Pharmacy in the Faculty of Science at the University of Waterloo invites applications for the position of Director of the School. Candidates are expected to have a distinguished record of teaching, professional practice and research, along with demonstrated success in leadership and administration. The successful candidate should be eligible for appointment into a tenured faculty position, normally at the rank of Professor. Associate Professors may be eligible for consideration in exceptional circumstances. The Director will set the academic tone for the School as well as be responsible for relationship building between the School and the broader health care community while playing a lead role in the academic planning and management process within the Faculty of Science. The Director will provide leadership in pharmacy practice and academia, as well as lead advancement initiatives to foster the reputational and funding growth of the School. Further, the successful candidate must have experience in developing methods to recognize and support excellence in teaching, research, clinical practice and staff development.

Applications should include a detailed resume, the names and contact information for three individuals willing to provide references, and a statement of capabilities and qualification. The deadline for applications is March 21, 2018.  The anticipated start date is September 1, 2018 or as mutually agreed. Nominations, applications or expressions of interest should be directed to Jason Murray or Gerri Woodford at

The salary range for this position at the rank of Professor is $150,000 to $200,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity and is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority in the recruitment process.

Three reasons to apply: