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General Dentist

Halifax, NS


Job Description
Position Title General Dentist - Tenure Stream Posting Number F112P Type of position Tenure Stream Department/Unit Dental Clinical Sciences Location Halifax About the opportunity
The Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Dental Clinical Sciences.

The Department of Dental Clinical Sciences is the largest department in the faculty and is responsible for the majority of the didactic and clinical education of undergraduate dental students. Members of the department work in collaboration with the School of Dental Hygiene and the Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences and Applied Oral Sciences in educating undergraduate and post-graduate students and in collaborative research.

The successful applicant must possess a Masters degree in education and a demonstrated record of, or potential for, excellence and leadership in dental education. Candidates are preferred to have previous experience teaching restorative dentistry and clinical oral care related to general practice. The ideal candidate will be collaborative and visionary.

There are numerous opportunities for collaborative educational, clinical and basic science research. The successful candidate must have demonstrated potential for building a research portfolio and will be expected to compete effectively for research funding and maintain an active research program.
Candidates must have successfully completed their National Dental Examining Board of Canada examinations and be eligible for licensure by the Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia. One day per week is available for private clinical practice, however, the Faculty does not offer academic licensure. Salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate's qualifications, experience and achievements.

Dalhousie University is one of Canada's leading teaching and research universities with four professional faculties, a Faculty of Graduate Studies and a diverse complement of graduate programs. Inter-faculty collaborative and interactive research is encouraged, as is cooperation in teaching. Dalhousie University inspires students, faculty, staff and alumni to make significant contributions regionally, nationally, and to the world. Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax is a vibrant capital city and is the business, academic, and medical centre for Canada's east coast.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

Applications will be accepted until June 10, 2020. Start date for the position is July 1, 2020.
Applicants should submit a letter of application (that includes a statement of the applicant's administrative and previous teaching experience/philosophy), a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees.
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