University of Toronto (U of T)

Assistant Professor

University of Toronto (U of T)

Toronto, Canada

The Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology at the University of Toronto is accepting applications for a full-time tenure-stream faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Pharmacology or Toxicology. The appointment will begin September 1, 2020 or shortly thereafter.

We are seeking an outstanding individual with the demonstrated ability to develop an original, competitive, independent, and externally funded research program, who will be expected to contribute significantly to undergraduate, graduate and professional education in pharmacology.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Pharmacology or a related area, with postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths –

The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovation and independent research at the highest international level.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by publications in leading journals meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards or honors, a record of successful research funding and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, sample course materials and teaching evaluations or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference. Other teaching-related activities can include, performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto, Canada’s largest university, is also one of the world’s top biomedical research environments, ranking first among North American public research universities in the number of research publications by its health scientists. A wealth of opportunities for basic, applied and clinical research collaborations are available with world-class scientists throughout the Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Arts & Science and Engineering at the University, as well as with those at its many affiliated hospital-based research institutes. In addition, the city of Toronto is a vibrant, inviting, safe and multicultural environment in which to live and work.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining current and future research interests and a list of publications; and a detailed teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to by the closing date. If you have questions about this position, please contact

All application materials must be submitted online by clicking the link below.
Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

The closing date for applications is April 13, 2020, and applicants must have all materials, including reference letters, submitted by then.

For more information about our department, please visit our home page at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.