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Position Title Instructor
Posting Number F632P
Type of position Limited Term
Department/Unit Dental Clinical Sciences
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
About the opportunity
The Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, is seeking applications for a full-time, career-stream General Dentist at the rank of instructor.

The position will require a significant amount of clinical teaching in the undergraduate dental program, with the possibility of didactic and preclinical teaching responsibilities; one day per week may be set aside for clinical private practice. Additional expectations include participation in continuing education and extracurricular activities, including Faculty committees. The position is for a three year term, with potential for renewal.

Candidates must have successfully completed their National Dental Examining Board of Canada examinations and be eligible for licensure by the Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia. Preference will be given to candidates who have substantial experience in general dental practice and those who have a strong record of preclinical or clinical teaching experience. The Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia does not offer academic licensure.

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.

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 Peoples of Turtle Island (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. In accordance with our Employment Equity Policy, preference will be given in hiring processes to candidates who self-identify as members of one or more of the equity-deserving groups listed above. For more information, including details related to our Employment Equity Policy and Plan and definitions of equity-deserving groups please visit

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, such as technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. Dalhousie University is committed to ensuring all candidates have full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed here.

Start date for the position is August 19, 2024.

Applicants should submit a letter of application (that includes a statement of the applicant’s dental practice philosophy and previous teaching experience), and a curriculum vitae that includes the names and contact information of three referees. For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Clare Champoux, Chair of the Search Committee, at
Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date 07/19/2024
Open Until Filled No
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of referees
Optional Documents