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Assistant Professor, Division of Periodontics

University of Manitoba
Winnipeg (City), Manitoba
Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Periodontist, Professor
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Assistant Professor
Department of Dental Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences
Position #28598

Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position as in the Division of Periodontics, Department of Dental Diagnostic Surgical Sciences at the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2022 or as soon thereafter as possible.

The appointee must have completed full-time university-based Periodontics specialty training and have passed the NDEB/NDSE exam or be eligible to write the NDEB/NDSE (National Dental Specialty Exam) or Fellowship with the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) would be an asset. Graduate and/or Undergraduate clinical, and teaching experience in Periodontics is required and experience in Research and Grant application is preferred.  A proven record of scholarly activity and publication would be an asset. A Specialty Master’s degree and/or PhD in Periodontics is preferred. 

This position is in the Department of Dental Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences in the Division of Periodontics. Please see the link to the organizational structure of the Dental Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences Department at The position includes teaching responsibilities, including didactic, pre-clinical and clinical instruction, in the undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition to teaching, other duties are developing research and related scholarly activities, and service on departmental, college and/or University committees."

Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the Manitoba Dental Association in one of its dental specialist licensing categories (Bylaw for Registration and Licensure of Dentists  Extramural practice privilege is available one day per week upon application and signing of a Private Practice Agreement. 

The Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry has invested in staff, equipment, and facilities at unprecedented levels to capitalize on new methods for educating students, residents, and practicing dentists.

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 825,000. It has a rich culture and diverse living environment which includes a symphony orchestra, a vibrant performing arts community, ethnic festivals, many multicultural restaurants, 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 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.

Only complete applications will be considered. Your application must include the following: A comprehensive curriculum vitae, statement of career goals, a letter of intent including your experience, your clinical experience, teaching, service and research. Please also include a personal statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching, research, service and/or other experiences. Three letters of reference sent directly from your referees, certified copies of your 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, must all be included in your application package.

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 and Elder Abuse Registry check at the time of hire.

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. Adnan Shah
Department Head, DDSS
The Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
D113 – 780 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB  Canada  R3E 0W2 
c/o email:

Closing date for applications is January 31, 2022 but the search will continue until the position is filled.

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