University of Alberta

Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Periodontology

School of Dentistry

Competition No.  -    A104537606
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The School of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time tenure track or tenured faculty position in Periodontology. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to develop a viable and productive research program, for which start-up funds will be available. The successful candidate must demonstrate an interest and aptitude for clinical and didactic teaching in undergraduate and graduate Periodontology. Time allocation for private practice will be integrated into this appointment.

Candidates will have graduated from an accredited specialty program and have relevant postgraduate and clinical qualifications in the specialty of periodontology. Must be eligible to for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) Fellowship examination in Periodontology. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD degree. Must be eligible for licensure with the Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA&C). 

Hiring preference will be given to candidates possessing an excellent record of publication in reputable, peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Consideration will be given to applicants who have demonstrated the impact of their research, who provide evidence of established teaching skills, and who have a demonstrated record of service at the departmental, institutional, national, and/or international levels. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise graduate students and involve them in their program of research. 

Academic rank and salary will be based on the incumbent’s qualifications, experience, and achievements, and in accordance with the Faculty Agreement. This position offers a comprehensive benefits package found at Faculty & Staff Benefits.

The University of Alberta, founded in 1908, is one of Canada's foremost research-intensive universities with an operating budget of over one billion dollars annually; the external research funding was over 500 million dollars. The University has over 38,000 students,
including over 7,000 graduate students.

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

Applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae, a brief statement outlining research interests and teaching philosophy as well as the names and contact information of three references addressed to: Paul Major, Professor and Chair, School of Dentistry   

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. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

The competition will remain open until the position is filled. Review of applications and selection of shortlisted candidates will begin January 1, 2019. 

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.