Dentistry - Assistant Professor / Associate Professor (Pediatric Dentistry)

University of Manitoba

Location: Manitoba
Date posted: 2013-02-05

Dentistry, Department of Preventive Dental Science, Faculty of Dentistry

Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor / Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Preventive Dental Science, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, Canada. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will commence on August 1, 2013 or as soon thereafter as possible. Responsibilities will include didactic, preclinical and clinical teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs, administration, active leadership and participation in pediatric dentistry-based research, co-ordination of outreach/in-reach and community service programs in pediatric dentistry and the management of the Graduate Pediatric Dentistry Clinic. Position Number: 16038.

The appointee must have completed full-time university-based Pediatric Dentistry specialty training (minimum 24 month program length required), 36-month program length preferred with a Master's degree and/or PhD as well as clinical experience as a pediatric dental specialist. Previous teaching, research and University-based administration experience and a proven record of scholarly activity/publication is preferred. For those candidates to be appointed at the rank of Associate Professor it is expected that evidence be provided more extensive clinical experience in pediatric dentistry patient care including successful completion of the RCDC exam in Pediatric Dentistry, or if not be eligible to take this exam. In addition, the candidate should demonstrate a record of peer reviewed scholarly activity and will be expected to seek external research funding and establish an active research program in pediatric dentistry, preferably in the area of evidence-based clinical research. Extra/intramural practice privilege is available 1 day per week upon signing of a Practice Agreement. Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the Manitoba Dental Association in one of its dental specialist licensing categories (Licensing Bylaw No. 17-10.)

The Mission of the University and Faculty includes a commitment to Scholarship, Teaching, Research and Service. The University of Manitoba's Faculty of Dentistry offers a four-year dental degree, a two-year international dental degree completion program, two-year dental hygiene diploma and five 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 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

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, people 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 (Dental and pediatric dentistry degrees), a certified copy of the applicant's present licensing authority registration certificate and a Letter of Good Standing from the licensing jurisdiction, documentation attesting to the applicant's current citizenship (certified copy of current Canadian passport / Canadian Permanent Residence Card or foreign passport, if applicable). Applicants who have not graduated from accredited dental and / or pediatric dentistry specialty training programs in Canada are required to submit, at their own expense, independent verification of their university-based graduate pediatric credentials and transcripts, which may be obtained from: or

The successful applicant who at the time of appointment does not yet have Fellowship of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (FRCDC) in Pediatric Dentistry, will be required to undertake and successfully pass those examinations within a maximum 5-year period of time. As a requirement for employment in the Faculty of Dentistry, all staff in a clinical setting are required to submit the Child Abuse Registry check at the time of hire.
Completed application documents and informal enquiries should be directed to:

Dr. William A. Wiltshire,
Professor and Head of Orthodontics and Chair of Search Committee
Department of Preventive Dental Science
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba
D341A-780 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0W2
Phone: (204) 789-3856
Fax: (204) 977-5699

Closing date for applications is: May 1, 2013 and will continue till position is fill


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