Department / Unit
Applied Oral Sciences
About the opportunity
The Faculty of Dentistry at Dalhousie University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Functional Polymeric Biomaterials in the Department of Applied Oral Sciences.
The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research and supervise graduate students, and to develop, lead and grow a strong, externally funded research program.
Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. In keeping with the principles of employment equity and the Canada Research Chair (CRC) program’s equity targets, this position is restricted to candidates who self-identify in one or more of the following groups : Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and / or gender identity.
See www.dal.ca / becounted / selfid for definitions of these groups.)
biosensors and self-assembly materials.
A PhD in a discipline broadly related to the candidate’s scholarship in functional polymeric biomaterials is required.
In addition, this individual will have demonstrated achievements in, or potential for, the following :
g. medical devices, pharmacology, or diagnostic tools).
dal.ca / research / SignatureResearchClusters / HealthyPeopleHealthyCommunitiesHealthyPopulations.html for a list of focus areas)
Tier 2 Canada Research Chair Eligibility
The Canada Research Chair (CRC) program was established by the Canadian Federal Government with the purpose of attracting outstanding researchers to the Canadian university system.
Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e. candidates must have been active researchers in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination).
Applicants who are more than 10 years from their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, including maternity leave, extended sick leave, etc.
may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process.
Please contact the research grants office and see the CRC website (www.chairs.gc.ca) for more information on eligibility.
Dalhousie recognizes that career paths can be diverse and that career interruptions may occur. Applicants are encouraged to include, in their cover letter, an explanation of the impact that any career interruptions may have had on their record of research achievement.
Applicants with nontraditional career paths, who feel they have the requisite expertise, are encouraged to apply.
As described above, the position is restricted to groups who meet Dalhousie University’s and the CRC program’s employment equity targets.
Dalhousie is the leading graduate and research university of Atlantic Canada, with more than 18,500 students, including 3500 in graduate programs, from 115 countries.
It is located in Halifax the major center in the scenic Atlantic region and a city widely known for its high quality of life.
Further information about the Faculty of Dentistry and the university can be obtained at http : / / www.dentistry.dal.ca.