Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty - Graduate Periodontology
Competition 706

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


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 or Associate 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. 

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). Consideration will be given to applicants with a PhD degree and teaching experience in periodontology graduate program.

Applicants will have a record of an established research focus with excellent record of publication in reputable, peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. 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, a curriculum vitae, an outline of 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 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.