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

Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs

Faculty of Dentistry
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus

Posted: April 20, 2018

The UBC Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time faculty position as the Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs. This key member of the faculty of dentistry’s leadership team has oversight of student-related activities and programs. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, with consideration at a higher rank for an exceptional candidate. The appointment will be in the Department of Oral Health Sciences in the discipline of restorative dentistry. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This administrative position oversees and directs admissions and student services activities and operations: recruitment, admission, retention, and support of highly qualified and diverse student population within the Faculty of Dentistry. Duties will include: records management, enrollment, registration, recruitment, orientation, support of student organizations, oversight of student graduation, analysis of student success, long term planning according to the university’s mission and vision, acting as a liaison with university officials, national dental education organizations, and the provincial-wide dental professional community. The position requires extensive knowledge of admissions policies and procedures, and experience with student recruitment, admissions, retention, and support of a diverse student body. The Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs reports to the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry.

A successful candidate is expected to participate in teaching undergraduate (DMD and/or DH programs) and patient care activities; perform a variety of tasks that are dependent upon a high degree of creativity and latitude; lead and direct the work of others; and be able to travel representing the Faculty of Dentistry at national and international conferences. The candidate will also develop a related research program and effectively supervise student research and is expected to actively participate in departmental activities, service, events, and initiatives.

The successful candidate will hold a DMD/DDS degree, have advanced dental training and/or postgraduate degree, and have the ability to secure a dental license in British Columbia. It is expected that a successful candidate would have a minimum 10 years of full-time experience in dental education with at least 5 years full time dental admissions and student services-related experience, as well as experience with International Dental Programs.

The successful candidate will hold a full-time faculty appointment at UBC with salary, rank, and appointment status commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please indicate your legal eligibility to work in Canada.
Review of applications will begin May 25, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled with an anticipated start date in August 2018. Only completed applications will be considered by the search committee. Applicants must send a letter of interest outlining qualifications, a curriculum vitae and contact information for three referees to:

Dr. Mary MacDougall
Dean
Faculty of Dentistry, UBC
2199 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3


Orthodontics

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

Posted: November 14, 2017

The UBC Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the discipline of orthodontics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with consideration of a higher rank depending on qualifications. Applicants must have postgraduate training in orthodontics and either a MSc or a PhD. Preference will be given to individuals holding Fellowship in the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) in the dental specialty of Orthodontics, or who are immediately eligible to pursue the RCDC examinations.

The successful candidate will be required to have potential for teaching excellence in undergraduate and graduate orthodontics. Preference will be given to individuals whose program of research will contribute to improved oral health of British Columbians, especially that will enhance existing research at UBC. Individuals with promising research and academic experience are encouraged to apply. Service to the university and the community is an expectation.

The successful candidate will contribute extensively to teaching in the undergraduate DMD and the graduate MSc/PhD Craniofacial Science programs at UBC; will develop a robust research program; and will effectively supervise graduate student research.

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 committed to employment equity; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are given priority. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must send a curriculum vitae that includes research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for three referees to:

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


Restorative Dentistry

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

Posted: June 30, 2017

The UBC Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the discipline of restorative dentistry, with an emphasis in operative and fixed prosthodontics procedures. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with consideration of a higher rank depending on qualifications. Applicants must have postgraduate training in restorative dentistry or prosthodontics.

The successful candidate will be required to have potential for teaching excellence in restorative dentistry and fixed prosthodontics. Preference will be given to individuals whose program of research will contribute to improved oral health of British Columbians, especially that will enhance existing research at UBC. Individuals with promising research and academic experience are encouraged to apply. Service to the University and the community is an expectation.

The successful candidate will contribute extensively to teaching in the undergraduate DMD and the graduate MSc/PhD Craniofacial Science programs at UBC; will develop a robust research program; and will effectively supervise graduate student research.

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 committed to employment equity; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are given priority. Review of applications will begin August 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must send a curriculum vitae that includes research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for three referees to:

Dr. Christ Wyatt
Acting Head, Department of Oral Health Sciences
Faculty of Dentistry, UBC
2199 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC 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