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Assistant/Associate Professor Orthodontics
University of Manitoba

Date Posted Apr. 25, 2023
Title Assistant/Associate Professor Orthodontics
University University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Department Department of Preventive Dental Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July 2023
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Orthodontics

Assistant/Associate Professor Orthodontics
Position Number: #32558

The Department of Preventive Dental Science, Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time Probationary (Tenure-track) or Tenured Assistant or Associate Professor in Orthodontics.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2023, or as soon thereafter as possible.

Teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate and graduate programs will include but not limited to didactic, seminar, curriculum/program design, with implementation thereof, clinical supervision and interdisciplinary collaborations. Research responsibilities will involve supervision of students by serving on research committees for undergraduate/graduate dental students. Administrative duties will include serving as Clinical Director for the Graduate Orthodontic Program clinic.  The appointee will be expected to develop a program of research, scholarly activities and provide service within the department, college, faculty, university, community and profession.  Please see the link to the organizational structure of the Preventive Dental Science Department at Preventive Dental Science | Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry | University of Manitoba (

The ideal applicant for this position at the rank of Assistant Professor will have experience teaching both clinically and didactically in an undergraduate and graduate program, with a keen interest in research, administration and must hold a masters level degree. For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor the applicant will have extensive experience in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, masters-level research supervision with evidence of a successful dossier in research, including peer-reviewed publications and success in obtaining grant funding. At the Associate Professor level a PhD or similar degree would be a strong asset.

The appointee must have completed a full-time university-based Orthodontics specialty training program (three-year program length preferred). Additionally, they must have passed or be eligible to write the NDSE/RCDC (National Dental Specialty Exam/Royal College of Dentists of Canada).

Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the Manitoba Dental Association as a dental specialist in Orthodontics (Bylaw for Registration and Licensure of Dentists  Extramural practice privilege is available one day, or two half days, per week upon application and signing of a Private Practice Agreement. 

The Mission of the University and College includes a commitment to Scholarship, Teaching, Research and Service. The University of Manitoba’s Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry offers a four-year dental degree, a two-year international dental degree completion program, three-year dental hygiene diploma and six graduate programs. It has a significant research profile, and a variety of community service activities that has made this institution among the most respected in Canada (

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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. Applicants must include the following: Curriculum Vitae; a personal statement on their contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in their teaching, research, service and/or other experiences, statement of career goals including the applicant’s recent and past experience related to teaching, research, and service; three letters of reference sent directly from the referees; a copy of university graduation certificates.

Applicants who have not graduated from accredited dental and specialty training programs in Canada are required to submit, at their own expense, independent verification of their university-based graduate credentials and transcripts, which may be obtained from: or

As a requirement for employment in the College of Dentistry, all staff in a clinical setting are required to submit a Criminal Record Check as well as a Child Abuse Registry check at the time of hire.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process. Completed application documents and informal enquiries should be directed to:

Dr. William A. Wiltshire
Professor and Program Director - Orthodontics
D113-780 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, MB  R3E 0W2

Closing date for application is May 31, 2023 and will continue until position is filled.

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