Academic Opportunities

 


University of Manitoba, College of Dentistry

Assistant/Associate Professor (Pediatric Dentistry)

Faculty Position # 22141

Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Preventive Dental Science,

College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

 
Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Manitoba, College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences. Major responsibilities will include didactic, preclinical and clinical teaching in the undergraduate program, some teaching in the graduate pediatric dentistry program and administration, research and participation in community service programs in pediatric dentistry. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will commence on February 1, 2017 or as soon thereafter as possible. Position Number: 22141 

 The appointee must have completed specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry (preferably from an accredited Canadian or US program of 36 months duration with Master’s level credentials). Previous teaching, research and University-based administration experience is required. Successful completion of the RCDC exam in Pediatric Dentistry is preferred, but applicants who have not completed the RCDC fellowship, will have up to 5 years to attain such. Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the Manitoba Dental Association as a Pediatric Dentistry specialist (Licensing Bylaw No. 17-10.)  http:www.manitobadentist.ca   Private Practice privilege is available 1 day, or two half -days per week upon signing Agreement.

The University of Manitoba is the largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning in Manitoba. Considered an area of strength within the University of Manitoba, the College of Dentistry is dedicated to educating dental, dental hygiene and graduate students in a progressive learning environment, conducting research in oral health, and serving the oral health professions and community as a source of knowledge and expertise. Details about the College appear at www.umanitoba.ca/dentistry

The Mission of the University and College includes a commitment to Scholarship, Teaching, Research and Service. www.umanitoba.ca/dentistry The University of Manitoba’s College of Dentistry offers a four-year dental degree, a two-year international dental degree completion program, two-year dental hygiene diploma and six graduate programs. It has a significant research profile, and a variety of community service activities that has made this institution among the most respected in Canada today.

Winnipeg is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba.  The city has a rich cultural environment, including symphony, opera, dance, theatre, and ethnic festivals.  Besides supporting professional baseball, football and hockey teams, the region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons.  Learn more about Winnipeg at  http://www.tourismwinnipeg.com/

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Only complete applications will be considered. Applications must include the following:
Curriculum Vitae, statement of career goals, three letters of reference sent directly from the referees, certified copies of university graduation certificates / specialty training certificate / diploma / degree in Pediatric Dentistry, a certified copy of the applicant’s present licensing authority registration certificate and a Letter of Good Standing from the licensing jurisdiction. Applicants who have not graduated from a Canadian or US accredited undergraduate dental school/program are required to submit, at their own expense, independent verification of their university-based undergraduate credentials and transcripts, which may be obtained from: http://www.wes.org/ca/or http://www.wes.org/ca/educators/evaluation.asp.
A certified copy of the RCDC certificate is also required to complete the application package, or a statement confirming willingness to sit the RCDC exam within a 5 year period after hiring.

As a requirement for employment in the College of Dentistry, all staff in a clinical setting are required to submit an Adult Criminal Record Check as well as the Child Abuse Registry check at the time of hire.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy ” (Manitoba). Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Closing date for applications is: December 15, 2016 but the search will continue until the positions are filled.

Completed application documents and informal enquiries should be directed to:

Dr. William A. Wiltshire,
Professor and Head of PDS
E-mail: [email protected]
Department of Preventive Dental Science
College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba
D341A-780 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0W2

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University of British Columbia

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION

IN PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

 

Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Sciences,
University of British Columbia

 The Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with consideration of a higher rank depending on qualifications, in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at UBC. Applicants must have postgraduate training in pediatric dentistry and be, or be eligible to be, a licensed specialist in pediatric dentistry in Canada. The successful candidate will be expected to have potential for teaching, academic and research excellence. Preference will be given to individuals whose program of research will contribute to improved oral health of the children of British Columbia and will enhance existing research at UBC. Individuals with promising research, clinical and hospital experience are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with treating child patients and educating trainees using both pharmacological and non-pharmacologic behaviour management techniques is essential.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute extensively to the education of DMD students and to the training and mentoring of trainees in the combined MSc/PhD in Craniofacial Science/Diploma in Pediatric Dentistry graduate program. Development of robust research including effective supervision of graduate student research is also required.

The successful candidate will hold a full-time faculty appointment at UBC with salary, rank and appointment status commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with  the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are given priority.

Send applications with a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for three referees to:

Dr. Chris Wyatt
Acting Head, Department of Oral Health Sciences Chair, Division of Prosthodontics & Geriatrics Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry, UBC
2199 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
[email protected]

For more information about the Faculty of Dentistry, go to www.dentistry.ubc.ca

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University Of British Columbia

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN ORAL BIOLOGY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry

 

The Faculty of Dentistry of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, Division of Oral Biology. This position is for a biomedical scientist at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor. The applicant must have a PhD in a biomedical field. A DMD/DDS degree is not required, but desirable.

The successful candidate will support the Faculty’s mandate to educate dental professionals by teaching the foundational Sciences to DMD students and graduate students. The applicant must show potential in teaching excellence in one of the following areas; microbiology and immunology, developmental biology, physiology or oral biology and biochemistry.

The candidate will develop a leading-edge research program in Oral Biology that will complement faculty’s existing research areas in oral and musculoskeletal health, such as inflammation, wound healing, cancer, developmental biology and connective tissue biology. The candidate will supervise the research of trainees at all levels including undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral.

The applicant should have a strong record of independent, consistent and recent research productivity (first author or senior author) in the past three years in established journals. Evidence of previous grant or salary awards will be favourably considered. The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills. He/she will build trust through an open, respectful and collegial approach and will be an eager collaborator who is able to work in a highly interactive and productive manner with faculty, staff and students across the Department, Faculty and the University.

The successful candidate will hold a full-time faculty appointment at UBC with salary, rank and appointment status commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equityand diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are given priority. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Send applications with curriculum vitae, evidence of research ability, teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three referees to:

Dr. Hannu Larjava
Department Head, Oral Biological and Medical Sciences
Faculty of Dentistry, UBC
2199 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
[email protected]
For more information about the Faculty of Dentistry, go to www.dentistry.ubc.ca

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University Of British Columbia

FULL-TIME POSITION

in

RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

Department of Oral Health Sciences

Faculty of Dentistry

 

The UBC Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the discipline of restorative dentistry, with an emphasis in operative and fixed prosthodontics procedures. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with consideration of a higher rank depending on qualifications. Applicants must have postgraduate training in restorative dentistry or prosthodontics.

The successful candidate will be required to have potential for teaching excellence in restorative dentistry and fixed prosthodontics. Preference will be given to individuals whose program of research will contribute to improved oral health of British Columbians, especially that will enhance existing research at UBC. Individuals with promising research and academic experience are encouraged to apply. Service to the University and the community is an expectation.

The successful candidate will contribute extensively to teaching in the undergraduate DMD and the graduate MSc/PhD Craniofacial Science programs at UBC; will develop a robust research program; and will effectively supervise graduate student research.

The successful candidate will hold a full-time faculty appointment at UBC with salary, rank and appointment status commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are given priority. Review of applications will begin August 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must send a curriculum vitae that includes research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for three referees to:

Dr. Christ Wyatt
Acting Head, Department of Oral Health Sciences
Faculty of Dentistry, UBC
2199 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
[email protected]

For more information about the Faculty of Dentistry see www.dentistry.ubc.ca

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University Of British Columbia

Division of Periodontics

Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences

Vancouver Campus

The Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time Graduate Periodontics Program Director faculty position in the Division of Periodontics at UBC. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with consideration of a high rank depending on qualifications. Applicants must have completed postgraduate training in periodontics and must be a licensed specialist in periodontics in Canada or eligible for specialty licensure. Applicants must also have research training to the level of MSc degree or higher. The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate teaching experience in periodontics and implant surgery and willingness to contribute service to the University and community. Preference will be given to individuals whose contributions could enhance existing research programs at the Faculty of Dentistry.

The successful candidate will be expected to further develop the existing Graduate Periodontics program and effectively interact with other Graduate Programs in the Faculty. Furthermore, the Director is expected to contribute to high quality graduate teaching and effective supervision of graduate students. In addition, participation in the teaching implant surgery and periodontics in the DMD and other programs is expected. The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills. He/she will build trust through an open, respectful and collegial approach and will be an eager collaborator who is able to work in a highly interactive and productive manner with faculty, staff and students across the Department, Faculty and the University.

The successful candidate will hold a full-time faculty appointment at UBC with salary, rank and appointment status commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are given priority. Review of applications will begin July 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Send application with curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience and contact information for three references to:

Hannu Larjava,
Professor and Chair, Division of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene
Head, Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences
University of British Columbia
e-mail: [email protected]