Academic Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor, Endodontics

Application deadline: February 1, 2017

The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in endodontics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2017.

The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto is seeking research excellence in endodontics or a related field, and the successful candidate will participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Faculty of Dentistry’s areas of research strength and future growth include: Biomaterials; Connective and Mineralized Tissue Biology and Wound Healing; Dental Public Health; Education Research; Microbiology; Oral Pathology and Cancer; Pain and Neuroscience. The candidate should bring novel approaches to both leverage and advance collaboration among these existing research areas.

The successful candidate must have a PhD, or equivalent, at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates should currently be engaged in active research with evidence of grant-supported research and publication of research activity. Evidence of excellence in research is required, as demonstrated by the publication of papers in top-tier field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences in the field, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees. 

Teaching excellence is required as evidenced by a strong teaching statement and strong letters of reference, as well as the demonstrated ability to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate program level as evidenced in the materials submitted for review as part of the application. 

Training in a specialty program in endodontics and eligibility to be licensed in Ontario as a recognized specialist in endodontics is also required. Preference will be given to those trained in an accredited program.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking here.

Applications should include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and a statement of research and teaching interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact the office of Dean Daniel Haas, Faculty of Dentistry at or 416-979-4900, ext. 4382. All application materials will be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to Dean Daniel Haas via e-mail to by the closing date of February 1, 2017.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.