Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Clinical Dentistry

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

The applicant must have a DDS/DMD degree, as well as a graduate degree in a clinical field of dentistry, education, or business or health administration. The successful candidate will hold a current general certificate of registration with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and must have private practice experience.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to develop and assume the role of Director of Clinic Affairs, as demonstrated by the materials submitted as part of the application, and will be expected to take on this 5-year term position at the time of appointment, and which is renewable following a favourable review. This role involves a number of responsibilities that include: overseeing the implementation of experiential learning of students that utilize the Faculty of Dentistry clinics; providing leadership for overall patient care in relationship to practice management and records, patient relations and clinic operation; ensuring that proper policy and procedures are in place in regard to patient care; management of clinical Information Technology; human resource management related to clinic operation; and public relations.

We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing Faculty strengths. Candidates must have teaching expertise in a field of clinical dentistry, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices 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, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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). If you have questions about this position, please contact the Office of the 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.

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: Teaching Stream
Department: Faculty of Dentistry
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Jun 5, 2019
Job Closing: Aug 15, 2019




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Posted: 6/12/2019
Application Due: 8/21/2019
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