Dentistry - (3) Dental Clinicians / Clinician Scientists

Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2014-02-11

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
London, Ontario

Applications are invited for three (3) dentistry positions either as a Dental Clinician (Limited Term) or as a Clinician Scientist (probationary/tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Schulich Dentistry effective March 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Exceptional candidates at a higher level may be considered for a tenured appointment and administrative responsibilities, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates with a PhD that have an outstanding record of research and publication may be offered a probationary appointment.

Candidates must possess a DDS/DMD degree (or equivalent); be Fellowship or Board-eligible in area of specialty; having completed at least two years full-time postgraduate specialist training; and be eligible for full or academic licensure within the Province of Ontario. Preference will be given to those that demonstrate aptitude in two or more of the following areas: diagnosis and treatment planning in fixed and removable prosthodontics, geriatrics, dental technology, multidisciplinary patient care, teaching of critical thinking, inter-professional education, and potential collaboration with existing research that adds value.

Successful candidates will have a commitment to and demonstrated aptitude for teaching, and will be expected to teach at the didactic, pre-clinical and clinical levels of the undergraduate and international dentists programs. Successful candidates will be expected to do some academic or clinical administration. Cross-discipline clinical teaching within all divisions of the dental programs is expected. Probationary candidates will be expected to maintain an ongoing research program resulting in peer-reviewed publications. The successful candidates will serve in community, professional and administrative roles. Positions will entail active collaboration with colleagues and, therefore, we are seeking team players. A consulting privilege of one day/week is available and the opportunity for intramural practice exists.

With a full-time enrolment of 32,000, Western University graduates students in a full range of academic and professional programs. The University campus is in London, a city of 360,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. With parks, tree-lined streets and bicycle trails, London is known as the "Forest City". London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events. See to learn more. Western's Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

Applicants should send 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) the names of three references, 4) brief outline of future research plans, and 5) reprints of selected publications to: Dr. H. S. Sandhu, Director of Dentistry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, The Western University, London, ON, Canada, N6A 5C1. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance, experience, and qualifications, including those which go beyond the requirements for the position.

For further information, please see:

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.


back to top