Province: Saskatchewan

Category: Positions Available

The College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a full time Instructor in the Dental Assisting program. This position is in scope of the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA).  The College is seeking a graduate from an accredited Dental Assisting program who is eligible to be registered as a Dental Assistant in Saskatchewan. Preference will be given to individuals who have educational training and/or experience instructing in an academic setting and additional module training in Orthodontics, Prosthodontics, and/or Radiology.

We are seeking candidates who are subject matter experts in the area of Dental Assisting and are adept at working in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting with shifting priorities.  The work can be complex in nature and work volume will fluctuate with peak periods that will require additional effort.  Sound judgment, independent decision-making, discretion, and sensitivity will be required as these positions are privy to and work with sensitive and confidential information.  Solid computer skills, proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office and Dental Software are required.  Familiarity with web based instructional technology is an asset.

The salary range for Instructors is $65,178 - $104,778.  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 teaching experience, detailed curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and any other supporting documents 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:

Review of applications will begin May 15, 2021.  Anticipated start date is July 1, 2021. 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’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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