Assistant Professor

University of British Columbia


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Faculty Bargaining

Job Title

Assistant Professor


Department of Oral Health Sciences Faculty of Dentistry (Christopher Wyatt)

Posting End Date
Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above.
Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics
Department of Oral Health Sciences
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus
Start date: July 1st, 2022
The UBC Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Oral Health Sciences Division of Prosthodontics and Dental Geriatrics. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with consideration of a higher rank depending on qualifications. Applicants must have postgraduate training in prosthodontics and be, or be eligible to be, a licensed dental specialist in prosthodontics in Canada.
The successful candidate will be required to have potential for teaching excellence in prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthodontics. Preference will be given to individuals whose program of research will contribute to improved oral health of British Columbians and 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 also an expectation.
The successful candidate will contribute extensively to teaching in the undergraduate DMD program and the combined Diploma in Prosthodontics/MSc/PhD in Craniofacial Science graduate program; will develop a robust research program; and will effectively supervise UBC graduate student research.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the academic life and teach/supervise learners in the Faculty of Dentistry. They should be an innovative teacher who will integrate digital technologies and new approaches to learning into the curriculum. The successful individual should possess exceptional communication and problem-solving skills, be able to work effectively and contribute within 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, lecturing, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in clinical setting and those that operate from a solid understanding of patient care and evidence-based dentistry.
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.
Applicants who are registered, or are eligible to be registered, as a dental specialist in prosthodontics with the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia will be given preference. Salary is subject to standards within the Faculty of Dentistry based on teaching and oversight.
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, Unit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applications will be accepted for 90 days from time of posting or until the position has been filled, with the review process beginning May 15th, 2022.
Send applications including a letter of application, curriculum vitae and two letters of reference by May 1st, 2022 to:
Stephanie Shim, Assistant to the Head
Department of Oral Health Sciences
Faculty of Dentistry, UBC Email: [email protected]
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