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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

March 14, 2023
Microbial Biopolymers (Pathogenesis & Biomaterials) faculty Assistant Professor

Employer: Dalhousie University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Applied Oral Sciences
Location: Halifax, NS
Closing Date: May 31, 2023

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Job Description

To guarantee full consideration, applications must be submitted by April 21, 2023.
Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Oral Sciences.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in one of the following areas: chemical, materials or biomedical engineering; material / polymer chemistry; biophysics; microbiology or a related discipline, and academic or industrial post-doctoral experience. This individual will be expected to compete effectively for extramural research funding and maintain an active research program that has the capacity to attract both NSERC and CIHR funding. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in the Faculty of Dentistry, and will actively engage in graduate student supervision in the Faculty of Dentistry or within a relevant academic unit (e.g., the Faculty of Medicine, including but not limited to the Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the School of Biomedical Engineering).

Dalhousie University is one of Canada’s leading teaching and research universities with four professional Faculties, a Faculty of Graduate Studies and a diverse complement of graduate programs. Inter-faculty collaborative and interactive research is encouraged, as is cooperation in teaching. Dalhousie University inspires students, faculty, staff and alumni to make significant contributions regionally, nationally, and to the world.

Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax is a vibrant, capital city and is the business, academic, and medical centre for Canada’s east coast.

Application Instructions

More details on this position can be viewed at the following link: https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/12919

Review of candidates will continue until the position is filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

To guarantee full consideration, applications must be submitted by April 21, 2023. This position could commence as early as July 1, 2023. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit:

  • a letter of application that includes a statement of the applicant’s research interests (maximum of 3 pages)
  • teaching philosophy (maximum of 1 page),
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • names and contacts for three referees.

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