Academic Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor, Dental Sciences

The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2016.

The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto is seeking research excellence in fields related to the dental sciences. The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to develop and conduct outstanding and innovative research in a field consistent with the Faculty’s strengths and areas of future growth, as well as collaborate to advance its research capacity. The candidate would also participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have a PhD, or equivalent, in a relevant field of research at time of appointment or shortly thereafter, and evidence of excellent research accomplishments. Candidates should be active in research with evidence of grant-supported research, publication of research activity, awards and accolades of work, and strong endorsements by referees. Additionally the successful candidate must demonstrate teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate program level, as evidenced through their teaching accomplishments and letters of reference. Salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. 

The Faculty of Dentistry’s current research strengths and areas of future growth include: tissue regeneration and repair; infection and disease; pain and neuroscience; population health; and education research. Candidates who complement strengths in these areas are desired.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking here: University of Toronto Careers. 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 November 30, 2015.

For more information on the Faculty of Dentistry, please visit our website at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 

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