Assistant Professor Tenure Track - Position #14896
Department of Restorative Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba
The University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry, invites applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor Tenure Track position and Course Coordinator for Early Clinical Experience, DENT 1202. The Faculty 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 for the incumbent will involve introducing students to the clinic and instruct them in infection control, the collection of diagnostic records and introduce them to the clinic. The incumbent will also direct, support, and evaluate the clinical and professional development of students. Further duties include developing a research program in their area of specialization and other related activities. Opportunity for one day per week private practice is available.
The successful applicant must have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a graduate program by the time of hire, a Masters or PhD degree, experience in dental education, infection control practices, clinical practice and/or established a distinguished record in university teaching and research. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience and credentials. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Manitoba. Expected date of appointment is January 1, 2013 or soon thereafter.
The University of Manitoba is the largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning in Manitoba. It serves all parts of the Province, including inner city and suburban areas, rural and northern regions and attracts students from all population groups and walks of life. Considered an area of strength within the University of Manitoba, the Faculty 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. The Faculty of Dentistry offers a dental degree program (DMD), a dental hygiene diploma (Dip. Dental Hygiene) program, a Dental Hygiene Degree Completion (BSc DH) program, a bachelor of science in dentistry (BSc Dent.) program and six graduate programs; Ph.D. (Oral Biology), M.Sc. (Orthodontics), M.Sc. (Oral Biology), M.Sc. (Pedodontics), M. Dent (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), and M. Dent (Periodontics) and an Implant Fellowship Program. Details about the Faculty of Dentistry appear at www.umanitoba.ca/dentistry
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 www.winnipeg.ca.
The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
As a requirement for employment in the Faculty of Dentistry, all staff in a clinical setting are required to submit a Child Abuse Registry check at the time of hire.
The closing date for applications is October 31, 2012. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three professional references to:
Dr. Igor Pesun
Search Committee Chair
D227B-780 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3E OW2, or via email at Igor.Pesun@ad.umanitoba.ca
Please refer to the noted Position #14896 in all correspondence.
As a requirement for employment in the Faculty of Dentistry, all staff in a clinical setting is required to submit the Child Abuse Registry check at the time of hire.
Application materials, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of "The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act" (Manitoba) and will be provided to participating members of the search process.