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Assistant/Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry Position #31436
University of Manitoba

Date Posted Apr. 4, 2022
Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry Position #31436
University University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Department Department of Preventive Dental Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Pediatric Dentistry
    Dentistry - General

Assistant/Associate Professor (Pediatric Dentistry) University of Manitoba
Position #31436 

Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Preventive Dental Science, Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

The Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Preventive Dental Science, Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Science invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured Assistant or/ Associate Professor in Pediatric Dentistry.   Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2022, or as soon thereafter as possible.

Responsibilities will include didactic, preclinical and clinical teaching in the undergraduate program; didactic and clinical teaching in the graduate pediatric dentistry specialty program (if the appointee is a specialist in Pediatric Dentistry) and administration; as well as research and participation in community service programs in pediatric dentistry.

Ideally, the appointee must have completed specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry, preferably from a program of 36 months duration. However, consideration will also be given to a dentist with exceptional experience / interest and /or additional training in Pediatric Dentistry. Previous teaching, research and university-based administration experience is preferred. Successful completion of the NDEB or Canadian NDSE and /or RCDC exam in Pediatric Dentistry at the time of hire is required.  For appointment at the Associate Professor level will have experience in teaching at the graduate level, masters-level research mentorship and evidence of a successful dossier in research, including peer-reviewed publications and success in obtaining grant funding.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the Manitoba Dental Association as a Dentist or Pediatric Dentistry specialist (Licensing Bylaw No. 17-10 For applicants who are Pediatric Dental Specialists, a concurrent agreement for a medical staff appointment with Shared Health, Province of Manitoba would be a requirement of employment by the successful candidate. Private Practice privilege is available 1 day, or two half days per week upon signing the agreement.

Only complete applications will be considered. Applications must include the following: Curriculum Vitae; statement of career goals including the applicant’s recent and past experience related to teaching, research, and service (i.e., Teaching Dossier, Research Dossier, and Service Dossier); three letters of reference sent directly from the referees; certified copies of university graduation certificates; a certified copy of the applicant’s present licensing authority registration certificate; and a Letter of Good Standing from the present licensing jurisdiction. 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.

The Mission of the University and College includes a commitment to Scholarship, Teaching, Research, and Service ( The University of Manitoba’s College of Dentistry offers a four-year dental degree, a two-year international dental degree completion program, a 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. (

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.

Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. To address the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, in recognition of the underrepresentation of members of historically and currently under‐represented groups, and pursuant to the Manitoba Human Rights Commission Policy I‐7, preference will be given to applicants who self‐identify as women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized persons, as well as other historically underrepresented groups such as 2SLBGTQ+

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 Wiltshire, Head, Department of Preventive Dental Science

College of Dentistry, University of Manitoba
D113-780 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0W2


Closing date for applications is: May 1, 2022 and will continue until position is filled.

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