Discipline of Periodontology


The Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Discipline of Periodontology.

The staff in the discipline of Periodntology, within the Faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research and clinical care. Teaching in both the undergraduate periodontology course and in the Graduate Periodontology Residency Programme forms a major portion of the educational responsibilities. Research in Periodontology, in the department, is multi-disciplinary and collaborative involving microbiology, biological sciences, medical clinical departments. Staff are currently involved in periodontal medicine, microbiological and epidemiology research. Staff hold joint clinical appointments in the National University Hospital, and focus on providing high quality clinical care in periodontics and implant dentistry.

The Faculty of Dentistry has dedicated excellent teaching, research and clinical facilities and taps on collaborative resources to further its mission in teaching, research and clinical care.

The Faculty is looking for outstanding applicants who possess the following requirements: (i) an approved basic degree in Dentistry, (ii) a recognized qualification in Periodontology from a formal graduate Periodontology training programme with clinical experience in a wide range of periodontal procedures including Implant dentistry (iii) a high quality track record as an independent Principal Investigator in research areas related to Periodontology.

All faculty members are expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate Periodontology courses, supervise graduate students, and conduct Independent research.

Besides appointments on normal 3-year contracts, visiting professorial appointments for one or two years may also be considered.

Interested parties should submit their applications, supported by a resume, statements of teaching interest, detailed research plan and names and addresses of at least FOUR referees immediately to:


Director, Periodontics
Faculty of Dentistry
National University of Singapore
11 Lower Kent Ridge Road
Singapore 119083

Fax: +65-67785742

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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