University of Alberta

Associate Professor or Professor - Prosthodontics

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Dentistry

Competition No.  -    A104531694
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The School of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Prosthodontics.

The successful candidate will lead the development and implementation of a Graduate Program in Prosthodontics. The successful individual will also be responsible for building and maintaining an active research program, for which start-up funds will be available. There is also the expectation for clinical and didactic teaching in Prosthodontics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. There may be time allocated to private practice (if applicable). 

Applicants will have graduated from an accredited DDS/DMD program or equivalent and have relevant postgraduate and clinical qualifications in the specialty of prosthodontics or an equivalent level as specified by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC).

Applicants will have demonstrated excellent clinical skills in prosthodontics,  a record of demonstrated teaching excellence and scholarly contribution in the area of prosthodontics. Preference will be given to applicants with an established record of externally funded research.  Academic rank and salary will be based on the incumbent’s qualifications, experience, and achievements, and in accordance with the Faculty Agreement.

In alignment with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, the School of Dentistry is focused on building its overall research capacity and teaching scholarship capacity with the goal of offering a world-class Prosthodontics Specialty Program.

The University of Alberta is ranked amongst the top 100 teaching and research universities in the world. Details about the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, School of Dentistry as well as the City of Edmonton can be found on the following websites:  

This position is located in Edmonton, AB at the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy and Kaye Edmonton Clinic. 

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3)(e), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application (within your cover letter). If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application (within the cover letter).

This competition will remain open until the position is filled, however, applications will be reviewed beginning June 30, 2017.

Interested individuals are asked to submit their curriculum vitae, a brief outline of their research vision, a brief outline of teaching philosophy, a brief outline of their vision for a Graduate Prosthodontics Program, as well as the names and contact information of three references.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.