Associate Professor - Dental Sciences

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Requisition Title: Associate Professor - Dental Sciences - 1702080

The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the dental sciences. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor and can begin as early as July 1, 2018.

The Faculty of Dentistry is seeking an individual whose research focus will enhance and strengthen the Faculty's research profile. The Faculty of Dentistry's areas of research strength and future growth include: Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering; Connective Tissue and Regenerative Medicine; Dental Public Health; Education Research; Microbiology; Oral Pathology and Cancer; Pain and Neuroscience. The candidate should bring novel approaches to both leverage and advance collaboration among these existing research areas as well as with other existing Faculties and Departments within the University and affiliated hospitals. Demonstration of an established record of clinical or commercial application of their research is an asset.

The successful candidate must have a PhD, or equivalent doctoral degree, in a field related to one of our research strengths or areas of future growth. Evidence of excellence in research is required, as demonstrated by current grant support and publication in top-tier field-relevant academic journals, sustained contribution to the field, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong letters of reference from individuals of high standing.

The successful candidate will participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and must show evidence of teaching excellence. Evidence of teaching excellence can be demonstrated by the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application, and strong letters of reference, as well as other teaching related activities including performance as a teaching assistant, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, research statement, and teaching dossier (including a teaching statement and teaching evaluations). If you have questions about this position, please contact the Office of Dean, Faculty of Dentistry at [email protected] or 416-864-8300. All application materials will be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. To be considered for the position, applicants must arrange for at least three letters of reference to be sent directly from the referees via e-mail to [email protected] by the closing date of March 1, 2018.

For more information on the Faculty of Dentistry, please visit our website at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

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

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Dentistry
Department: Faculty of Dentistry
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Dec 14, 2017
Job Closing: Mar 1, 2018, 11:59pm EST





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Posted: 2/13/2018
Application Due: 3/1/2018
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