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


Lecturer

Full/Part Time: 0.8 to 1.0 FTE (4 or 5 days per week)
Up to 6 openings

Posted: May 14, 2019

The successful applicant will primarily provide instruction to and oversight of students within their Clinical Group focusing on patient treatment and practice management. Will support and mentor 2nd, 3rd and 4th year dental students as they experience the bulk of their clinical education in the IGP clinic. Will collaborate with the following: Associate Dean Clinical Affairs, Associate Dean or Director of DMD Curriculum and Module Coordinators.

Additional teaching and oversight responsibilities include the following:

– Instructs and assesses patient care activities in the clinic:

1. Supervises student while performing dental treatment
2. Guides students while formulating treatment plans
3. Performs treatment when student intervention is required
4. Assesses students for clinical skills and professionalism

– Instructs in classrooms, simulation and seminars:

1. Plans and presents lectures
2. Guides students in simulation exercises
3. Runs seminar programing

– Oversees and evaluates student clinical activities:

1. Meets with student (individually and group) throughout the term.
2. Oversees entire patient pool of their group to ensure all students obtain a full clinical experience.
3. Routinely assigns, allocates, transfers and dismisses patients to optimize the breadth and depth of patient care experiences – often prompted by a student request.

– Oversees and assists students’ development in patient clinical management including:

1. The implementation of an approved comprehensive treatment plan. May need to assist in Treatment Plan development when a student has received conflicting advice.
2. Ensuring patients are being properly treated and managed by students. If issues arise, Module Coordinators and/or Associate Dean – Clinical Affairs are advised.
3. Follow up on patient complaints of student care

– Assesses quality of students’ clinical experience by participating in and supporting the Clinic Quality Assurance Program including:

1. Conduct patient and record audits (including Chart Audits)
2. Supports the clinic quality assurance in consultation with the Associate Dean Clinical Affairs
3. Review of entire group’s patient pool – determining where deficiencies in clinical experience exists, patients and experiences that can be transferred amongst the group and when additional patients must be brought into the group to ensure a well-rounded clinical experience for all of the group.

– Provides instructional oversight in the assigning, allocating, transferring and dismissing of patients for equitable assignment:

1. Overseeing of patient treatment plans to ensure all treatment is provided in a comprehensive manner by students
2. Chart audits- ensuring completeness of records and entry of all treatment by students

– Handles patient referrals to and from the DMD program through reviewing on-line referrals to ensure the patient has adequate needs for the DMD program and assist in calibration.

– Provides formative structural feedback to students regarding patient care management:

1. Reviews weekly clinical activity reports
2. Reports any concerns to Module Coordinators noted on discrepancy between grades and comments

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the academic life and teach/supervise learners in the Faculty of Dentistry. He/she will be an innovative clinical teacher who will integrate technologies and new approaches to learning into our curriculum. The successful individual should possess exceptional communication and problem-solving skills, be able to work effectively and contribute within a team environment, and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. Preference will be given to an individual with current and active experience in instructing, coaching and mentoring students in clinical setting and those that operate from a solid understanding of patient care and dental practice.

Applicants must have a DDS/DMD degree and be licensed (or eligible) with the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia. Salary is subject to standards within the Faculty of Dentistry based on clinical teaching and oversight. Applications, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae and two letters of reference must be submitted by email to hr@dentistry.ubc.ca or online at www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/faculty-s.php. Applications will be accepted for 30 days from time of posting or until the position(s) has been filled, with the review process beginning June 17, 2019.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Prosthodontics

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

Posted: April 24, 2019

The UBC Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the discipline of prosthodontics, with an emphasis on digital dentistry. The appointment will be at the rank of Instructor in the Educational Leadership Stream, with consideration of a higher rank depending on qualifications and experience. Applicants must have postgraduate training in prosthodontics with university-level administrative, teaching, curriculum management experience. Applicants should normally have a PhD, or a combination of degree and equivalent experience, and be, or be eligible to be, a licensed specialist in prosthodontics in Canada.

The successful candidate should possess leadership and collaboration skills to enable the prosthodontics program to maintain its reputation as a leading Canadian university prosthodontics program. This position requires effective interaction with other programs in the Faculty and participation in an integrated approach to Faculty of Dentistry policies and procedures. The successful candidate will be required to have potential for teaching excellence in prosthodontics and digital dentistry. Preference will be given to individuals whose evidence of ability and commitment to teaching and promise of educational leadership will contribute to the education of undergraduate and graduate students. Individuals with promising teaching, service 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 DMD and the combined Diploma in Prosthodontics/MSc/PhD in Craniofacial Science graduate program at UBC; will contribute to the 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 June 1, 2019 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