UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

Province: Saskatchewan

Category: Positions Available

Dental Public Health - Faculty position

College of Dentistry

The College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a full time tenure-track faculty position in Dental Public Health.  The College is seeking an experienced dental public health administrator/researcher who possesses a DMD, DDS, BDS or equivalent and post-graduate training at the Masters or PhD level or equivalent.

The successful candidate will be expected to:  envision, plan, implement and administer a number of dental public health clinics serving Indigenous and other priority populations in the province of Saskatchewan, actively pursue community-engaged research targeting Indigenous populations, and engage in teaching activities associated with the undergraduate education program.  Opportunity to engage in private practice is also available for licensed individuals.

A degree in public/population health, experience working with a public health agency, and experience with Indigenous communities will be assets.  Duties include establishing/overseeing a network of dental public health clinics, research, and teaching at the undergraduate level.  Travel to northern and remote communities will be required.

Candidates interested in the position are encouraged to familiarize themselves with National Dental Examining Board of Canada certification (http://www.ndeb.ca/) and/or the National Dental Specialty Examinations in Dental Public Health processes (http://www.rcdc.ca).  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 public health administration 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

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2019; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.  The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.

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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