UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

Province: Saskatchewan

Category: Positions Available

Faculty Position - College of Dentistry

The College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Orthodontics.  The successful candidate will be required to deliver didactic, pre-clinical and clinical teaching; supervise student research projects; initiate, lead and participate in research activities; compete successfully for external funding to support this research program; and undertake relevant administrative activities including meetings and committee work.  Opportunity to engage in the College’s faculty practice clinic is also available.

We seek candidates who have completed graduate specialty training in Orthodontics at the Masters or PhD level or equivalent; have a strong or emerging research program; have demonstrated effective classroom and clinical teaching skills and mentorship and possess effective written, verbal and interpersonal skills.  Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to embracing the latest evidence-based developments in Orthodontics technologies. The successful candidate must have passed the National Dental Specialty Examination (NDSE) in Orthodontics administered by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, or be eligible to apply for this examination by having completed a specialty training program in Orthodontics that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) or the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) in the United States http://www.rcdc.ca/en/examination/eligibility. Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS) and are encouraged to familiarize themselves with Saskatchewan licensing requirements: http://www.saskdentists.com/licensing. Candidates are encouraged to have or to obtain Fellowship from the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.  All candidates should familiarize themselves with these processes.  Additional information can be found at the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials:  https://www.cicic.ca.

The salary bands are: Assistant Professor $93,293 - $112,109; Associate Professor $112,109 – $130,925; Full Professor $130,925 - $152,877. Independent of rank, a starting salary above the standard salary bands is possible in rare and exceptional circumstances pursuant to Article 18.2.6.12 of the 2014-2017 USFA Collective Agreement (see: http://www.usaskfaculty.ca/?attachment_id=3298). This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter that includes a brief statement of your teaching experience and research interests; detailed curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and any supporting documents including proof of education, notarized, translated (English) copies of undergraduate and graduate degrees to:

Dr. Doug Brothwell, Dean
College of Dentistry, 105 Wiggins Road
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   S7N 5E4
Telephone:  (306) 966-5121     Fax:  (306) 966-5132    Email:  dentfacultysearch@usask.ca

Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.    Electronic submissions by email are preferred.  The University of Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential.  All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced.  The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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