Part-Time Clinical Dental Hygiene Instructors

Dentistry Non-Bud

Competition No.  -    A104545123
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This competition will remain open until filled; however, we will begin reviewing applications on June 4, 2021

This position is located in Edmonton, AB.

The School of Dentistry invites applications for part-time, casual hourly academic staff in the Dental Hygiene (DH) Program at the University of Alberta. Openings are available for fall term 2021 and winter term 2022. Please note, this posting may be used to fill multiple positions.

The regular active period for this clinical teaching position is from September to April. Each clinical teaching position available is for one day per week or two half-days per week.

Dental Hygiene Clinical Instructors are required for the following clinical rotations:

  • Clinics with DH YR2, YR3, and YR4 students in Kaye Edmonton Clinic, University of Alberta
  • Boyle McCauley Dental Clinic
  • Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Dental Clinic
  • Long-term Care Facilities


The ideal candidate will have,

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Dental Hygiene, but other degrees acceptable.
  • Clinical teaching experience in an accredited dental hygiene program preferred but not mandatory
  • Current registration with the CRDHA
  • Registration to practice with local anaesthetic 
  • At least three years of clinical dental hygiene experience
  • Experience with older seniors and/or complex patients preferred but not mandatory
  • Understands ADPIE, CRDHA Standards of Practice, CRDHA Code of Ethics, Dental Hygiene Profession Regulation in Alberta, and the Health Professions Act
  • Computer literacy with axiUm or similar electronic medical records system (i.e. Dentrix, Gold, etc)
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Interested individuals are asked to submit an application package online, consisting of their curriculum vitae, a brief outline of teaching philosophy, as well as the names and contact information of three references addressed to:

Dr. Sharon M Compton, PhD RDH
Professor & Associate Chair (Dental Hygiene) 
Dental Hygiene Program - Univ. of Alberta, School of Dentistry

COVID-19 Vaccination: Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 in compliance with the University’s COVID-19 Vaccination Directive. Fully Vaccinated means a status an individual achieves 14 days after having received the recommended number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization, and requires the individual to maintain the recommended number and type of vaccine doses as updated and required by Health Canada thereafter.

How to Apply

Apply Online

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

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.