Professorship in Pediatric Dentistry

University of British Columbia


Job Category
Faculty Bargaining

Job Title
Professorship in Pediatric Dentistry

Department of Oral Health Sciences Faculty of Dentistry (Edwin H Yen)

Posting End Date
January 31, 2024

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above.

Job End Date

The Faculty of Dentistry and BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the Department of Dentistry at BCCH and the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at UBC. Applicants must have postgraduate training in pediatric dentistry and be, or be eligible to be, a licensed specialist in pediatric dentistry in Canada. Rank will depend on qualifications and experience. The applicant should have recent clinical experience treating children with a variety of complex needs and should meet the professional criteria to be privileged at BCCH. Evidence of the ability to set up an thriving program in the areas of education, clinical or fundamental research is expected. The research topics should contribute to improved oral health in the children of British Columbia and will enhance existing research in Pediatric Dentistry at UBC and BCCH. Preference will be given to individuals with previous academic experience in a hospital or university setting. The successful applicant must have the potential, with appropriate mentoring and career development, to eventually direct the Pediatric Dentistry graduate program and teach both at BCCH and UBC. This position includes 1 day per week private practice either intramurally at BCCH or externally in the community.

Interested applicants must submit electronically the following items: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of current research interests and future plans (limit 3 pages); statement of teaching interests and experience (limit 2 pages); and three reprints of selected publications.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by January 31, 2024, review will continue until the position is filled. Candidates of interest will need to arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent to the Search Committee. Send all materials to Assistant to the Heads, OBMS/OHS at [email protected].

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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