Ranked Contract Academic Staff Position

Position Summary:

The McGill University Faculty of Dentistry is a dynamic faculty with a strong record of national and international leadership in the advancement of dental education, research and the profession. We are inviting applications for a full-time or part time Ranked Contract Academic Staff Position at the level of Faculty Lecturer, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the field of Orthodontics starting in the Winter term, January 2020. This is a Ranked appointment as a member of the Contract Academic Staff and does not confer eligibility for tenure.

The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be didactic and clinical teaching, but research and community-oriented responsibilities will also be expected, commensurate with the importance the Faculty places on these areas.

We seek to recruit well-rounded, enthusiastic individuals who champion Faculty vision, mission and shared values. Candidates must be committed to showing leadership in Orthodontics.


Successful applicants will be expected to:

  • Teach foundational courses in Orthodontics at the Undergraduate and possibly postgraduate level.
  • Participate in all aspects of McGill’s academic mission (i.e. teaching, supervision of undergraduate and graduate students, and involvement in academic and administrative committees).
  • Participate in the development of the digital dentistry curriculum
  • Clinical supervision of undergraduate students and potentially postgraduate students

Qualifying Skills:

Applicants must have a D.M.D. or D.D.S. or equivalent from an accredited school and have successfully completed specialty training in Orthodontics in a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada or the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the United States, or equivalent. Applicants must be licensed or be eligible to be licensed by the Ordre des dentistes du Quebec. Being a fellow of Royal College of Dentists of Canada is an asset. In accordance with career stage, candidates are expected to demonstrate evidence of recent clinical practice and high quality teaching, inclusive pedagogy, and supervision of a diverse student body. Applicants who share our values and commitment to excellence in education, community service and research are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted to: Ms. Sarah Martinez, Executive Assistant to the Dean at sarahjane.martinez [at] mcgill.ca and cc : hr.dentistry [at] mcgill.ca

The following supporting documents are required:

  • a cover letter and curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching and research interests (for example, teaching statement, course materials)
  • the names and contact information of three references

Internal applicants need to submit a recent curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching and research interests aligned with the designated subject area.

The deadline to apply for this position is October 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

*Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*

We thank all applicants for their interest in McGill University. However, the Faculty of Dentistry will only contact applicants selected for an interview.

In order to maintain internal priority, McGill employees must apply within the delays specified in the MUNACA collective agreement for positions covered by the collective agreement or according to the personnel policies for positions covered by the personnel policies.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, accessibilityrequest.hr [at] mcgill.ca or 514-398-3711.

Faculty of Dentistry
Salary Range: 
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience