Academic Opportunities

 


 

University of British Columbia

 

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION

IN

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

 

Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Sciences

 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

 


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


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. Chris 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


University of British Columbia 

 

FULL-TIME POSITION

in

ORTHODONTICS

 

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 orthodontics. 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 orthodontics and either a MSc or a PhD. Preference will be given to individuals holding Fellowship in the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) in the dental specialty of Orthodontics, or who are immediately eligible to pursue the RCDC examinations.

The successful candidate will be required to have potential for teaching excellence in undergraduate and graduate orthodontics. 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 January 1, 2018 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. Chris Wyatt
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


 

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time teaching stream position in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will begin on July 1, 2018.

Applicants must have: 1) a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent, 2) a graduate degree, and 3) have successfully completed specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada or the Commission on Dental Accreditation in the United States. Applicants must be eligible for or have completed: 1) the National Dental Specialty Examination administered by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada; 2) Fellowship in the College; 3) licensure in Ontario as a recognized specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; and 4) an appointment at a University of Toronto affiliated teaching hospital.

We seek enthusiastic and innovative individuals with both the demonstrated ability and ambition to enhance the domestic and international reputation of our programs, and significantly add to the quality of the student experience. Teaching excellence is required as evidenced by a robust teaching statement and strong letters of reference from individuals of high standing, as well as previous experience teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate program level as evidenced in the teaching dossier and teaching statement submitted for review. A demonstrated record of scholarly activity and a commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation in the field of educational research is also required.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential to develop and direct the graduate specialty program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and have appropriate clinical experience. As well, the successful candidate will be expected to supervise graduate students and teach at the didactic and clinical levels in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link here. Applications should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, teaching statement and a teaching dossier. If you have questions about this position, please contact the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Dentistry at [email protected] or 416-864-8300. 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. To be considered for the position, applicants must arrange for at least three letters of reference to be sent directly by the referee to Dean Daniel Haas via e-mail to [email protected] by the closing date of January 15, 2018. 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.


 

Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry, College of Dentistry

Position Number: 25373

 

Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in the Division of Prosthodontics or General Dentistry at the University of Manitoba, College of Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry. The ideal candidate will have experience and ability in preclinical and clinical teaching and supervision of dentistry students.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2018 or as soon thereafter as possible.

The College of Dentistry has invested in staff, equipment, and facilities at unprecedented levels in order to capitalize on new methods for educating students, residents, and practicing dentists. Primary responsibilities include didactic, pre-clinical and clinical instruction in the undergraduate programs with the possibility of teaching in the graduate prosthodontic program. Duties include development of curriculum in a lecture and pre-clinic format following the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry competencies, expansion of our computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing systems program, supervision and teaching in the undergraduate dental clinic (general practice model), development of clinical research and related activities. Extra/Intramural private practice privilege is available one day per week upon signing of a Practice Agreement.

The successful applicant must have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent. Preference may be given to individuals who have a certificate of Prosthodontics specialty from an accredited postgraduate prosthodontics program or demonstrate a strong interest in that field. Demonstrated practice experience and an established record in University teaching by the time of hire as well as a Master’s or PhD degree would be an asset. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Manitoba and be either Board Certified in Canada (NDEB), see www.ndeb.ca or be a Fellow in the Royal College of Dentists of Canada see www.rcdc.ca.

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, three-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.

Winnipeg is the largest city in Manitoba with a growing population of 750,000. It has a rich culture and diverse living environment which includes a symphony orchestra, a vibrant performing arts community, ethnic festivals, many multicultural restaurants, very affordable housing, many public libraries, a low unemployment rate, and an international airport within the city limits. Besides supporting professional baseball, football and hockey teams, the region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons, in 10,000 acres of city parks and is a desired tourist destination. Excellent private and public schools are available that teach in not only English and French but many other international languages and includes four universities. Learn more about Winnipeg at http://www.winnipeg.ca.

The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.  Applications are encouraged from qualified applicants including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.  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, 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 accredited dental and specialty training programs in Canada are required to submit, at their own expense, independent verification of their university-based graduate credentials and transcripts, which may be obtained from: http://www.wes.org/ca/ or http://www.wes.org/ca/educators/evaluation.asp.

As a requirement for employment in the College of Dentistry, all staff in a clinical setting are required to submit a 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.

Completed application documents and informal enquiries should be directed to:

Kristjana Oliver Executive Assistant to the Dean College of Dentistry, University of Manitoba D113-780 Bannatyne Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0W2

Email: [email protected] Closing date for applications is: March 15, 2018 and will continue until position is filled.