UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

Province: Saskatchewan

Category: Positions Available

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 for qualified candidates.

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. Preference will be given to candidates who have passed the National Dental Specialty Examination (NDSE) in Orthodontics administered by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, or that are 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. Similarly, the preferred candidate will be licensed or eligible for licensure by the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS) and all candidates 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.  International applicants are welcome to apply.

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

Review of applications will begin March 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  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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