Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty Position - Periodontology and Graduate Program Director

MED Dentistry

Competition No.  -    A104551929
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This position is in-person and is located in Edmonton, Alberta at the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy and Kaye Edmonton Clinic.

The School of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time tenure track-faculty position in Periodontology at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. 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. 

Additionally, the successful individual will be appointed as the Director, Periodontology Graduate ProgramThe Director provides leadership in the Periodontology Graduate Program in the areas of didactic and clinical teaching, overall program curriculum, clinical program administration, clinical experiences, patient care, student research, and external relations with the dental community. 

The Director position is appointed for an initial five (5) years, with potential for renewal following discussion with the Chair, School of Dentistry; the length of the second term may be dependent on the needs of the School and the incumbent but will not exceed five (5) years. Following the second term, the position will be subject to a search and selection process. The Director, Periodontology Graduate Program position has a 0.2 FTE designated administrative time allocation. 

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

The successful candidate will have a PhD degree, teaching experience in a periodontology graduate program and 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 and respected research and 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.  

Interested individuals are invited to submit their application package online, consisting of a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, an outline of their teaching philosophy, list of publications and research interests, as well as the names and contact information of three references addressed to: 

Dr. Paul Major, DDS, MSc 

Professor and Chair 

School of Dentistry 

University of Alberta 

This competition will remain open until the position is filled. Review and selection of shortlisted candidates will begin November 1, 2023. 

As part of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program requirements, the university must conduct recruitment efforts to hire Canadians and permanent residents before offering a job to a temporary foreign worker. To ensure we remain in compliance with these regulations, please include the appropriate statement in your application "I am a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident" or "I am not a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident".



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.