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Lab Demonstrator Positions: College of Pharmacy

Posted by College of Pharmacy on July 13, 2022 in Job Postings




Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE: July 13, 2022


POSITION:                                       Lab Demonstrators

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION:       Faculty of Health, College of Pharmacy

PAY RATE:                                      According to CUPE Agreement Local 3912

WORK ASSIGNMENT:                 

Seeking pharmacists/senior pharmacy students who believe in the importance of patient-centered care to share their experience with our students as a skills lab demonstrator. This mentoring helps to shape the students' skills while providing professional satisfaction to demonstrators. Lab Demonstrators will have an opportunity to explore contemporary issues in pharmacy practice, including many aspects of prescribing.  Lab Demonstrators will be working with small groups of students in workshops or in lab stations with the designate year of the Skills Lab.  Being a lab demonstrator is an excellent teaching and mentoring opportunity.  NOTE: Senior Students will only be considered for positions in Phar 1073, 1074, 1075.

Year 1

PHAR1073X Skills Lab 1 - 12 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 9 wks in X Term

PHAR1074Y Skills Lab 2 – 12 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 9 wks in Y Term

PHAR1075Y Skills Lab 3 – 12 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 8 wks in Y Term

Year 2

PHAR2073X Skills Lab 4 – 10 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 7 wks in X Term

PHAR2074Y Skills Lab 5 – 10 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 8 wks in Y Term

Year 3

PHAR3073 Skills Lab 6 – 10 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 6 wks in X Term

PHAR3075 Skills Lab 8 – 10 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 6 wks in X Term

Year 4

PHAR4070 Skills Lab IV – 12 positions – approx. 4.5 hrs per wk for 6 wks in X Term


Current Pharmacist with a valid Maritime Canadian pharmacy license or Pharmacy Student Registrant with your provincial pharmacy regulatory authority, excellent communication skills and a positive attitude towards pharmacy.  Experience in PBL Curriculum is required for student applicants.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE APPLY with a cover letter and a resume by the application deadline (only electronic applications will be accepted). Applicants should clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirements of the position. If applying for multiple courses, please submit only one application but address each year in the cover letter. Identify previous relevant experience. Include “Lab Demonstrator Posting 2022” in the subject line of the email. Only candidates selected will be contacted.


Skills Lab Administrator

College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University                                  

All offers of employment are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

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