Dentistry - Assistant Professor (Endodontics)

University of Manitoba

Location: Manitoba
Date posted: 2014-02-13

Division of Endodontics
Department of Restorative Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry


Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Division of Endodontics at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry. The candidate must have experience and ability in classroom management systems (i.e., Desire2Learn), rotary and reciprocating endodontics, Dental Operating Microscopes and Ultrasonics. 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. Position Number: 17818

The successful applicant must have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent and advanced training in Endodontics with demonstrated practice experience by the time of hire. Preference will be given to candidates with an MSc or PhD in addition to the DDS/DMD and/or an established distinguished record in University teaching and research. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Manitoba. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience and credentials. Expected date of appointment is July 1, 2014 or soon thereafter.

Primary responsibilities are didactic preclinical and clinical instruction in the undergraduate Endodontics programs. Further, duties include developing a research program in area of specialization and several related activities. Extra/intramural practice privilege is available one day per week upon signing of a Private Practice Agreement.

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. Details about the Faculty appear at http://www.umanitoba.ca/dentistry

The Mission of the University and Faculty includes a commitment to Scholarship, Teaching, Research and Service. http://www.umanitoba.ca/dentistry 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 http://www.winnipeg.ca.

The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from qualified members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, 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 school/program 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.

Continuation of initial Manitoba Dental Association licensure status requires successfully passing the National Dental Specialty Examination in Endodontics becoming fellow of Royal College of Dentistry of Canada (RCDC) within a maximum 5-year period of time. 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 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:

Dr. Rodrigo Cunha
Department of Restorative Dentistry and Chair of Search Committee E-mail: Rodrigo.Cunha@umanitoba.ca
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba
D226C - 780 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0W2

Closing date for applications is: April 15, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.


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