Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor - Graduate Periodontology
Competition 704

Department Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Dentistry Dept
Posted date March 27, 2024
Closing date Will remain open until filled.
Position Type Full Time


While this position welcomes applications from individuals external to the university, current Academic Teaching Staff are first notified of available positions and will receive first consideration in accordance with the terms of Schedule D of the Academic Collective Agreement prior to considering external candidates. Please indicate your internal status using the "Advertisement" drop down menu when applying.

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, non-tenure track faculty position in the discipline of Periodontology.  The position has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024, and an expected end date of June 30, 2027. 

Responsibilities during the academic year are primarily focused on clinical and didactic teaching at the graduate program level.  Research time may be allocated based on the candidate’s research interest and experience. Time may also be allocated to private practice (if applicable).

Applicants will have:

  • Graduated from an accredited DDS/DMD or equivalent program and have relevant postgraduate and clinical qualifications in the specialty of periodontology or an equivalent level as specified by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC).
  • A record of demonstrated teaching excellence and clinical skills in the area of periodontology. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Academic rank and salary will be based on the incumbent’s qualifications, experience, and achievements.

Interested individuals are invited to submit their application package online, consisting of a curriculum vitae, a brief outline of teaching philosophy, 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 April 8, 2024.

The position is located on an Alberta Health Services (AHS) site. Compliance with AHS Workplace Health & Safety policies are in effect.

At the University of Alberta, we are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible hiring process for all candidates. If you require accommodations to participate in the interview process, please let us know at the time of booking your interview and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

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.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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, M├ętis 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.