Assistant/Associate Professor, Endodontics
University of Manitoba
Position #31502: Assistant/Associate Professor (Endodontics) University of Manitoba
The Department of Restorative Dentistry, Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Division of Endodontics. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will commence January 1, 2023 or as soon as possible.
Responsibilities will include didactic, preclinical and clinical teaching in the undergraduate/graduate dental programs; serving as Division Head for the Division of Endodontics; developing a program of research and related scholarly activities; and service within the department, college and/or University and to the community and/or profession. Please see the link to the organizational structure of the Restorative Dentistry Department at https://umanitoba.ca/dentistry/restorative-dentistry.
The ideal applicant for this position at the rank of Assistant Professor will have experience teaching both clinically and didactically in an undergraduate program, with a keen interest in research, and administration, as well as a desire to be involved with teaching at the post-graduate level. Preference will be given to those who hold a degree at the master's level. For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor the applicant will have experience in teaching at the graduate level, masters-level research experience, mentorship and evidence of a successful dossier in research, including peer-reviewed publications and success in obtaining grant funding. A masters-level degree is the minimal requirement for Associate Professor and a PhD would be a strong asset.
The appointee must have completed a full-time university-based Endodontics specialty training program. Additionally, they must have passed the NDEB/NDSE exam or be eligible to write the NDEB/NDSE (National Dental Specialty Exam) or obtain Fellowship with the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC).
Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the Manitoba Dental Association as a dental specialist in Endodontics (Bylaw for Registration and Licensure of Dentists www.manitobadentist.ca. Extramural practice privilege is available one day, or two half days, per week upon application and signing of a Private Practice Agreement.
The Mission of the University and College includes a commitment to Scholarship, Teaching, Research and Service. The University of Manitoba’s Dr. Gerald Niznick 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 (www.umanitoba.ca/dentistry).
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The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
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Only complete applications will be considered. Applications must include the following: Curriculum Vitae; a personal statement on their contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion in your teaching, research, service and/or other experiences, statement of career goals including the applicant’s recent and past experience related to teaching, research, and service; three letters of reference sent directly from the referees; a copy of university graduation certificates; 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 a 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 provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process. Completed application documents and informal enquiries should be directed to:
Dr. Vanessa Swain
Department Head, Restorative Dentistry
The Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
D113 – 780 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB Canada R3E 0W2
c/o email: Kristjana.Oliver@umanitoba.ca
Closing date for applications is: June 30, 2022 and will continue until position is filled.