Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Pediatric Dentistry

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Job FieldThe Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time teaching stream position in Pediatric Dentistry. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will begin January 1, 2020 or shortly thereafter.

The applicant must have a DDS/DMD/BDS degree and a Masters or PhD degree in a field related to pediatric dentistry at the time of appointment. The candidate must have successfully completed specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry in a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada or the Commission on Dental Accreditation in the United States, or a non-accredited program that enables the candidate to be eligible for qualification through a Dental Specialty Assessment and Training Program. Applicants must be eligible for or have obtained licensure in Ontario as a recognized specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. The candidate must have appropriate clinical experience in Pediatric Dentistry.

We seek enthusiastic and innovative individuals with both the demonstrated ability and ambition to enhance the domestic and international reputation of our programs and significantly add to the quality of the student experience. Teaching excellence is required as evidenced by a strong teaching statement and strong letters of reference, as well as the demonstrated ability to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate program level as evidenced in the materials submitted for review as part of the application. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practice and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters.

The candidate is expected to contribute to both the undergraduate and graduate programs in Pediatric Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information on the Faculty of Dentistry, please visit our website at

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier (to include a teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above). 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 must 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 (on letterhead and signed), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching, to be sent directly to Dean Daniel Haas via e-mail to [email protected] by the closing date.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by August 15, 2019.

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: Teaching Stream
Department: Faculty of Dentistry
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: May 3, 2019
Job Closing: Aug 15, 2019




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Posted: 5/4/2019
Application Due: 10/4/2019
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