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Faculty Position, College of Dentistry

The University of Saskatchewan, College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for two (2) Full Time with Term (5 years) faculty positions at the rank of Lecturer.

This role involves teaching (didactic & clinical) and administrative work.  The primary responsibility of this position is to support the Group Practice Leader model (GPL) as a senior dentist/mentor to a small group of undergraduate dental students to ensure high quality patient care and a positive and effective student learning experience. The position will collaborate/work closely with other Group Practice Leaders, dental specialists and clinical staff and will be responsible for providing high quality instruction in all disciplines that fall within the scope of practice of a general practitioner in Saskatchewan.

Job responsibilities within the undergraduate program include but are not limited to: overseeing the quality of students’ clinical efforts; ensuring a high standard of comprehensive patient care; modelling/promoting a supportive and positive clinical environment; monitoring the clinical progression of DMD students; ensuring DMD students receive the required range of clinical experience through the program; and ensuring students attain competency prior to graduation.

Applicants should have a DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent and be able to obtain an appropriate dental license (generalist/specialist/academic) in the Province of Saskatchewan. Previous didactic and clinical teaching experience is an asset.   

The Salary band for a Lecturer is as follows: $83,150 - $123,458. 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, via email, a cover letter; detailed curriculum vitae; three letters of reference in support of your application to:

Dr. Walter Siqueira, Dean and Professor
College of Dentistry, 107 Wiggins Road
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E5
Telephone (306) 966-5121   email:

Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated. Preference will be given to female applicants.

Review of applications will begin July 1; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2023, or sooner.

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 25,000.

The University believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

Contact Details:

(306) 966-5121
Dr. Walter Siqueira, Dean and Professor