Assistant Professor - Restorative Dentistry

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Assistant Professor - Restorative Dentistry

Date Posted: 11/03/2021
Closing Date: 02/15/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 17181
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Dentistry
Department: Faculty of Dentistry
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in Restorative Dentistry. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have a DDS/DMD/BDS degree and a PhD in restorative dentistry or related field, at the time of appointment, as well as a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate must be eligible for or currently hold either a general or academic certificate of registration with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, and must have at least one year of clinical practice experience. The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto is seeking research excellence in restorative dentistry or a related field, and the successful candidate will participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing Faculty research strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Candidates should currently be engaged in active research with evidence of grant-supported research and publication of research activity. Evidence of excellence in research is required, as demonstrated by the publication of papers in top-tier field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences in the field, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees.

Teaching excellence is required as evidenced by the teaching dossier including a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials and teaching evaluations, and strong letters of reference, as well as the demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate program level as evidenced in the materials submitted for review as part of the application.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, research dossier (to include a research statement, impact, and other significant contributions), a sample(s) of recent scholarly work (article or book chapter), 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 Dean’s Office, Faculty of Dentistry at [email protected].

All application materials must be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at: Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by February 15, 2022.

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

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

Diversity Statement
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, LGBTQ2S+ 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

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].

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