Full-time Faculty Opportunities

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Division of Oral Biology

Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus

Posted: March 22, 2016

The Faculty of Dentistry of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Oral Biological Medical Sciences, Division of Oral Biology. This is a basic science, research-focused position and the rank will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s research experience and productivity.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to teaching and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Candidates who successfully defended their PhD at least three years prior to applying, completed postdoctoral training, have a strong record of research productivity and can establish an independent research program will be considered for this position.

The successful candidate will hold a full-time faculty appointment at UBC with salary, rank and appointment status commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are given priority. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Send applications with a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for three referees to

Dr. N. Dorin Ruse
Acting Head, Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences
Chair, Division of Biomaterials
UBC Faculty of Dentistry
2199 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z3


Division of Oral Biology

Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus

Posted: March 2, 2017

The Faculty of Dentistry of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, Division of Oral Biology. This position is for a biomedical scientist at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor. The applicant must have a PhD in a biomedical field. A DMD/DDS degree is not required, but desirable.

The successful candidate will support the Faculty’s mandate to educate dental professionals by teaching the foundational Sciences to DMD students and graduate students. The applicant must show potential in teaching excellence in one of the following areas; microbiology and immunology, developmental biology, physiology or oral biology and biochemistry. The candidate will develop a leading-edge research program in Oral Biology that will complement faculty’s existing research areas in oral and musculoskeletal health, such as inflammation, wound healing, cancer, developmental biology and connective tissue biology. The candidate will supervise the research of trainees at all levels including undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral.

The applicant should have a strong record of independent, consistent and recent research productivity (first author or senior author) in the past three years in established journals. Evidence of previous grant or salary awards will be favourably considered. The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills. He/she will build trust through an open, respectful and collegial approach and will be an eager collaborator who is able to work in a highly interactive and productive manner with faculty, staff and students across the Department, Faculty and the University.

The successful candidate will hold a full-time faculty appointment at UBC with salary, rank and appointment status commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equityand diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are given priority. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Send applications with curriculum vitae, evidence of research ability, teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three referees to:

Dr. Hannu Larjava
Department Head, Oral Biological and Medical Sciences
Faculty of Dentistry, UBC
2199 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z3


Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Department of Oral Health Sciences
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus

Posted: January 17, 2017

The Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with consideration of a higher rank depending on qualifications, in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at UBC. Applicants must have postgraduate training in pediatric dentistry and be, or be eligible to be, a licensed specialist in pediatric dentistry in Canada. The successful candidate will be expected to have potential for teaching, academic and research excellence. Preference will be given to individuals whose program of research will contribute to improved oral health of the children of British Columbia and will enhance existing research at UBC. Individuals with promising research, clinical and hospital experience are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with treating child patients and educating trainees using both pharmacological and non-pharmacologic behaviour management techniques is essential..

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute extensively to the education of DMD students and to the training and mentoring of trainees in the combined MSc/PhD in Craniofacial Science/Diploma in Pediatric Dentistry graduate program. Development of robust research including effective supervision of graduate student research is also required.

The successful candidate will hold a full-time faculty appointment at UBC with salary, rank and appointment status commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are given priority.

Send applications with a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for three referees to:

Dr. Chris Wyatt
Acting Head, Department of Oral Health Sciences
Program Director, Division of Prosthodontics
UBC Faculty of Dentistry
2199 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z3