University of Alberta

Assisant/Associate Lecturer

School of Dentistry

Competition No.  -    A104538587
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The School of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position in the Foundational Sciences Discipline  This position will be a 1.0 FTE, three-year, Term-12 contract (with opportunity for renewal) under the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Agreement.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for didactic teaching in Foundational Sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Preference will be given to those applicants with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the postsecondary level and a desire to pursue a career in teaching.

Applicants will have an MSc degree (a PhD is an asset).  The successful candidate will have a broad understanding of physiology.  The successful candidate will be willing to become an oral biologist as well as teach anatomy, histology, microbiology, and biochemistry at an undergraduate level.  Ability to relate foundational material to oral health and/or clinical practice is an asset.

Academic rank and salary will be based on the incumbent’s qualifications, experience, and achievements, and in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff agreement. This position has a term length of three 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.

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief outline of teaching philosophy, as well as the names and contact information of three references to: Paul Major, Professor and Chair, School of Dentistry.

This competition will remain open until the position is filled.  Review and selection of shortlisted candidates will begin April 22, 2019.

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.