Teaching Fellow, School of Pharmacy

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: Permanent

Teaching Fellow, School of Pharmacy-2301724



About our team/Mō te tīma

The Otago School of Pharmacy is the first in the country and prides itself on achieving excellence in pharmaceutical science and pharmaceutical care. We aim for excellence in research and research informed teaching in pharmaceutical science, clinical pharmacy and social pharmacy.

The role/Te mahi

We are seeking an innovative individual to join our world-class academics in He Rau Kawakawa (School of Pharmacy) at the University of Otago. This is a 0.8 EFT, fixed term appointment, supporting 200 and 300 level medicinal chemistry and medicines formulation and delivery teaching in the Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science degree.

Prime functions:
Teaching Fellows support undergraduate teaching by assisting with preparation and delivery of course material, assessment and course administration duties. In this role you will be required to:

•    Facilitate learning by delivering high quality lectures, tutorials, workshops and laboratories as expected in the School of Pharmacy.
•    Undertake mock labs to ensure sound experimental set up.
•    Assist with setting up the laboratory classes, where required, and ensure all equipment is in working order and ready for use.
•    Ensure the laboratories are run safely and chemical residues and biohazard waste are disposed of appropriately.
•    Provide in-course assessment and feedback to students on their progress.
•    Carry out invigilation, marking and assessment reporting in accordance with University guidelines.
•    Assist with course administration and development of innovative learning tools and materials.
•    Take an active interest in the activities relating to the School.
•    Meet all compliance and reporting requirements.
•    Work collegially with staff and students in the School and University.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

•    A Masters degree or above (in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry or a related discipline), and may hold or be studying towards a higher degree.
•    Teaching experience at the undergraduate levels.
•    Good communication skills and an ability to work co-operatively with others.
•    Evidence of an ability to work well with students and staff from differing academic and cultural backgrounds and at all levels of the institution.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a 0.8 FTE, 8-month fixed term position from 31 January 2024.

For further information, please contact Professor Natalie Hughes via the contact details below.


To submit your application (including CV and cover letter), please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2301724 will close on Sunday, 3 December 2023.

Additional Information

Note: As a part-time position, the salary range for this role will be the pro-rata equivalent of the annual full-time salary range listed.

Contact: Natalie Hughes

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Primary Location
Employment Status
 Fixed Term 
Salary Level and Range
 Teaching & Professional Practice Fellow 1 ($70,692 to $82,008)
 School of Pharmacy
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