University of Alberta

Assistant/Associate or Clinical Professor - Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

School of Dentistry

Competition No.  -    A104537608
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The School of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time, five-year term, non-tenure track faculty position in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

The successful candidate will be responsible for clinical and didactic teaching in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to develop a viable and productive clinical research program.  There may be time allocated to private practice (if applicable).

Applicants will have graduated from an accredited DDS/DMD or equivalent program as well as an accredited postgraduate or graduate program in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and be eligible for licensure by the Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA+C). Hiring preference will be given to candidates who have completed the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) Fellowship examination in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery.  Consideration will be given to applicants with a demonstrated record of clinical teaching excellence and scholarly contribution in the area of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery.

Academic rank and salary will be based on the incumbent’s qualifications, experience and achievements, and in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Agreement.  This position has a term length of five years and 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 teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references addressed to: Dr. 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.

This competition will remain open until the position is filled.  Review and selection of short-listed 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.