Assistant or Associate Professor
School of Dental Hygiene, College of Dentistry, University of Manitoba
Position Number: 18424
Applications are invited for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the School of Dental Hygiene, College of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The School of Dental Hygiene is located in the College of Dentistry in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba and is part of a dynamic health sciences campus providing opportunities for inter-professional collaboration and education with other health disciplines. All three pillars of the University of Manitoba, excellence in teaching, research and service, are the focus of academic activities. The appointment will commence on January 1, 2015 or as soon thereafter as possible.
The candidate must have a diploma or degree in Dental Hygiene from an accredited program and a Master’s Degree in Dental Hygiene or a related field; a PhD in a relevant discipline is preferred. A record of scholarly and research activity will be considered an asset as well as involvement with Inter-professional Education. The candidate must be eligible to register as a Dental Hygienist with the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and is subject to final budgetary approval.
Responsibilities will include a combination of all/some of the following: 1) Didactic, preclinical, and/or clinical teaching and/or student supervision in the undergraduate program, Baccalaureate in Dental Hygiene program, and graduate student programing; 2) Involved in the development of a research program and/or other scholarly activity; and 3) Service on School, Faculty and University committees, and/or to the dental hygiene profession/external agencies. Extramural dental hygiene practice privilege is available 1-day per week if desired.
The University of Manitoba’s College of Dentistry offers a three-year dental hygiene diploma, a one-year dental hygiene degree completion program, a four-year dental degree, a two-year international dental degree completion program, and five graduate programs. The U of M places great value on inter-professional education for collaborative person-centered care with all academic health and social units participating in the University of Manitoba IPE Initiative. Additionally, a significant research profile and a variety of community service activities has made the School of Dental Hygiene/College of Dentistry among the most respected in Canada today (umanitoba.ca/dentistry).
Winnipeg is the largest city in Manitoba with a growing population of 750,000. It has a rich culture and diverse living environment, which includes a symphony orchestra, a vibrant internationally recognized performing arts community and ethnic festivals, many multicultural restaurants, very affordable housing, many public libraries, a low unemployment rate, and an international airport within the city limits. Besides supporting professional baseball, football and hockey teams, the region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons in 10,000 acres of city parks and is a desired tourist destination. Excellent private and public schools are available that teach in not only English and French but many other international languages and includes four universities. Learn more about Winnipeg at: http://www.winnipeg.ca
The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from qualified applicants including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, people with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Only complete applications will be considered. Applications must include the following: Curriculum vitae; brief philosophical statements on each of the three pillars of the University (teaching, research/scholarship, service) including one’s goals in each pillar; three letters of reference sent directly from the referees; certified copies of college/university graduation certificates (Dental Hygiene diploma/degrees and graduate degrees); a certified copy of the applicant’s present licensing authority registration certificate and a Letter of Good Standing from the licensing jurisdiction. Applicants who have not graduated from accredited dental hygiene program 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: http://www.wes.org/ca/ or http://www.wes.org/ca/educators/evaluation.asp
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act” (Manitoba). A copy of the submitted curriculum vitae will be provided to participating members of the search process.
As a requirement for employment in the College of Dentistry, all staff in a clinical setting are required to submit a Criminal Record, Child Abuse Registry, and Adult Abuse Registry check at the time of hire.
Completed application documents and informal enquiries should be directed to:
Professor Mary Bertone
Director, School of Dental Hygiene and Chair of Search Committee
D113-780 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0W2
Phone: (204) 789-3249, Fax: (204) 789-3912
Closing date for applications is November 21, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Please refer to the noted Position Number 18424 in all correspondence.
For more information on this and other opportunities, please visit: umanitoba.ca/employment