Associate Dean of Clinics

  • Dalhousie University, Faculty of Dentistry
  • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Oct 16, 2020
Full time   Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

Position Title                                Associate Dean of Clinics

 Posting Number                         F137P

 Type of position                          Tenure Stream

 Department/Unit                         Dentistry - Dean's Office

 Location                                        Halifax

About the opportunity

The Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, is seeking applications for the of Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs. The position is for a 5-year appointment that will commence July 1, 2021.

Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, the Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs provides academic and professional leadership and is responsible for administrative and financial matters pertaining to the clinic.

The term for the Associate Dean position is 5 years with the possibility of renewal, and the successful candidate will also receive an academic appointment appropriate for their qualifications.

 The role of the Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs is as chief clinical administrator for the Faculty of Dentistry; overseeing clinic operations of its in-house dental teaching hospital, dental laboratory and outreach clinics, in coordination with the associated undergraduate and graduate academic programs.

They are responsible for the supervision of two managers and over 50 unionized staff in the Office of Clinical Affairs and in budgetary planning and management of the Faculty’s clinics. The Associate Dean leads the Faculty in developing, managing and maintaining the goals of the Faculty related to patient care, infection control, clinical educational programs and clinical research.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The successful applicant must possess a DDS/DMD. A Master’s degree or equivalent is preferred.

They 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.

The successful applicant will have a minimum 5- years’ experience in clinical practice and in an administrative or leadership role in an accredited university undergraduate dental program.

The candidate must possess knowledge and training in infection control and infectious diseases. Experience working with human resources in a unionized environment and demonstration of strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a commitment to supporting equity, diversity and inclusion.

 

Candidates with experience working with organized dentistry and regulatory boards are preferred. Ideally, the candidate will have demonstrated experience with writing tenders and developing policies and protocols as they relate to clinical operations.

A knowledge of axiUm dental management software and managing large operating budgets are preferred. In addition, the candidate should have knowledge and experience to be able to assess, evaluate and support clinical research.

Application Details

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 is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit  https://www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

 Open Date                                    10/15/2020

 Close Date                                   11/30/2020


Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

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

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Application Deadline

11/30/2020