Website_images/UofM2019LOGOweb500x257.jpgAssistant/Associate Professor

Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry, College of Dentistry

Position Number: 26193

Applications are invited for a full-time tenured or tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in the Division of Prosthodontics at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry. The ideal candidate will have experience and ability in pre-clinical and clinical teaching and supervision of undergraduate dentistry students. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2020 or as soon thereafter as possible.

The Dr. Gerald Niznick 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, pre-clinical and clinical instruction in the undergraduate programs with the possibility of teaching in the graduate prosthodontic program. Duties include development of curriculum following the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry competencies, expansion of our computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing systems program, supervision and teaching in the undergraduate dental clinic (general practice model), development of clinical research and related scholarly activities. Extramural private practice privilege is available one day per week upon signing of a Practice Agreement.

The successful applicant must have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent. Preference may be given to individuals who have a certificate of Prosthodontics specialty from an accredited postgraduate prosthodontics program or demonstrate a strong interest in that field. Demonstrated practice experience and an established record in University teaching by the time of hire as well as a Master’s or PhD degree would be an asset. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Manitoba and be either Board Eligible in Canada or be a Fellow in the Royal College of Dentists of Canada see

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, 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.

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 performing arts community, 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

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 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, statement of career goals, 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 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 the 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 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
College of Dentistry, University of Manitoba
D113-780 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0W2


Closing date for applications is: December 15, 2019 and will continue until position is filled.

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