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Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry
University of Manitoba

Date Posted Apr. 18, 2023
Title Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry
University University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Department Department of Restorative Dentistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July 2023
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Endodontics
    Dentistry - General

Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry, College of Dentistry
Position No. 33464

Applications are invited for a Term Instructor I, II or Senior Instructor in the Division of Endodontics at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry.  The ideal candidate will have experience and ability in preclinical and clinical teaching and supervision of dentistry students; salary and rank are dependent upon qualifications and experience.  The appointment will commence on July 1, 2023 or as soon thereafter as possible for a 1-year (renewable) term.

The College of Dentistry has invested in staff, equipment, and facilities at unprecedented levels in order to capitalize on new methods for educating students, residents, and practicing dentists. Primary responsibilities include didactic and pre-clinical instruction in the undergraduate program. Duties include development of curriculum in a lecture and pre-clinic format following the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry competencies. Duties will also involve service to the department, college, faculty and university including participation on committees as assigned.

The successful applicant must have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent and must have completed a full-time university-based Endodontics specialty training program. Preference may be given to individuals who have a certificate of Endodontics specialty from an accredited postgraduate endodontics program. Demonstrated practice experience and a record in University teaching including course development, lecturing and coordination of laboratories by the time of hire is required.  A Master’s or PhD degree would be an asset. Eligibility for licensure in the Province of Manitoba and to be either Board Certified in Canada (NDEB), see or be a Fellow in the Royal College of Dentists of Canada see would be an asset.

The University of Manitoba is a driving force of innovation, discovery, and advancement. Our momentum is propelled by our campus community – UM faculty, staff, and students whose determination and curiosity shape our world for the better. Our teaching, learning and work environment is uniquely strengthened and enriched by Indigenous perspectives. With two main campuses in Winnipeg, satellite campuses throughout Manitoba, and world-wide research, UM’s impact is global.

Discover outstanding employee benefits, experience world-class facilities, and join a dynamic community that values reconciliation, sustainability, diversity, and inclusion. We are one of Manitoba’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. At the University of Manitoba, what inspires you can change everything.

The City of Winnipeg (, located where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, is recognized for its vibrant, multicultural community and diverse culture. The city, with a growing population of more than 766,000, is home to internationally renowned festivals, galleries and museums, the historic Exchange District and The Forks, and ever-expanding research, education, and business sectors. From the Hudson Bay waters, across the farmland fields, to the pulse of the cities and towns, The Province of Manitoba’s ( people and places – its 100,000 lakes, 92 provincial parks, winding river valleys and storied prairie skies – inspire.

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

An inclusive, open and diverse community is essential to excellence and fosters voices that have been ignored or discouraged. To address the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, and in recognition of the underrepresentation of members of historically and currently excluded groups, we take proactive measures including implicit bias training for all hiring panels. We strive for diversity and cultural safety throughout the hiring process (hiring panels, short-list of candidates, interviews). We encourage you to self-identify any aspect of diversity in your cover letter. 

Only complete applications will be considered. Applications must include the following: 1) Letter of application, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) a personal statement on their contributions to equity, diversity and including in your teaching, research, service and other experiences, 4) statement of career goals, and 5) certified copies of university graduation certificates. Electronic applications, with documents combined in one pdf file should be sent to the Search Committee Chair.  Three letters of reference need to be sent directly from the referees to the Search Committee Chair.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy” (Manitoba). Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Completed application documents and informal enquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Vanessa Swain

Department Head – Restorative Dentistry
College of Dentistry, University of Manitoba
D113-780 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0W2
c/o Email:

Closing date for applications is: May 15, 2023, and will continue until position is filled.

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