Director, Dental Hygiene Degree Program

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry
  • The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • May 30, 2022
Full time Other Professional fields

Job Description

 

 

Director, Dental Hygiene Degree Program

Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus

The Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time Director of the Dental Hygiene Degree Program (DHDP) in the Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, Division of Dental Hygiene at UBC. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor of Teaching, with consideration of a higher rank depending on qualifications. This is a tenure-stream position.

Applicants must be dental hygienists with significant university-level administrative, teaching, and curriculum management experience as well as proven leadership in the Dental Hygiene profession. Applicants must hold a minimum of a Masters degree in Dental Hygiene or a closely related discipline. Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD or EdD. Applicants require a minimum of 5 years of dental hygiene practice experience and must be, or eligible to be, registered by the College of Dental Hygienists of BC. The successful applicant is expected to be engaged in teaching, educational scholarship, and administrative duties.

The successful candidate must possess strong communication, leadership, and collaboration skills to enable the DHDP to maintain its reputation as the leading Canadian university dental hygiene degree program. The Program Director must effectively interact with other programs in the Faculty and university and participate in an integrated approach to Faculty of Dentistry policies and procedures.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants must be dental hygienists with significant university-level administrative, teaching, and curriculum management experience as well as proven leadership in the Dental Hygiene profession. Applicants must hold a minimum of a Masters degree in Dental Hygiene or a closely related discipline. Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD or EdD. Applicants require a minimum of 5 years of dental hygiene practice experience and must be, or eligible to be, registered by the College of Dental Hygienists of BC.

Application Details

Send application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience and contact information for three references by July 15, 2022 to:

Stephanie Shim
Assistant to Department Heads, Faculty of Dentistry
The University of British Columbia
Email: admin@dentistry.ubc.ca

 

 

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Application Deadline

July 15, 2022