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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 Toronto

Faculty of Dentistry

Assistant Professor – Endodontics

Job Field:                      Tenure-stream
Deadline:                      February 1, 2017
Start date:                     July 1, 2017

The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in endodontics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2017.

The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto is seeking research excellence in endodontics or a related field, and the successful candidate will participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Faculty of Dentistry’s areas of research strength and future growth include: Biomaterials; Connective and Mineralized Tissue Biology and Wound Healing; Dental Public Health; Education Research; Microbiology; Oral Pathology and Cancer; Pain and Neuroscience. The candidate should bring novel approaches to both leverage and advance collaboration among these existing research areas.

The successful candidate must have a PhD, or equivalent, at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates should currently be engaged in active research with evidence of grant-supported research and publication of research activity. Evidence of excellence in research is required, as demonstrated by the publication of papers in top-tier field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences in the field, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees.

Teaching excellence is required as evidenced by a strong teaching statement and strong letters of reference, as well as the demonstrated ability to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate program level as evidenced in the materials submitted for review as part of the application.

Training in a specialty program in endodontics and eligibility to be licensed in Ontario as a recognized specialist in endodontics is also required. Preference will be given to those trained in an accredited program.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and a statement of research and teaching interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact the office of Dean Daniel Haas, Faculty of Dentistry at [email protected] or 416-979-4900, ext. 4382. All application materials will be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to Dean Daniel Haas via e-mail to [email protected] by the closing date of February 1, 2017.

For more information on the Faculty of Dentistry, please visit our website at www.dentistry.utoronto.ca.

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 http://uoft.me/UP.

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

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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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CLINICAL-TRACK POSITION
FACULTY OF DENTISTRY
MCGILL UNIVERSITY

The Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, invites applications for a part-time, clinical track (non-tenure) academic position in Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Dental Pharmacology, Dental Anaesthesia, Oral Diagnosis or other relevant fields of dentistry. Candidates must have completed an undergraduate degree in Dentistry, have relevant training and be licensable to practice dentistry in Quebec. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Responsibilities will include undergraduate and resident teaching, scholarship in relevant fields, as well as linked administrative responsibilities. A working knowledge of French will be advantageous. Intramural private practice facilities and/or a hospital based practice are available.

The Harry Rosen Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, including a significant stipend for a period of 1, 2 or 3 years, may be awarded to an outstanding candidate.

Deadline to send applications, including curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and scholarship interests, and the names, postal and e-mail addresses of three referees, is June 12, 2017 and should be sent to the following address.

Michelle Dion
Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University
2001 McGill College Avenue
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1G1 [email protected]
Fax : 1-514-398-8900

McGill University is committed to equity in employment
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
H
owever, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.