Positions Available

The College of Dentistry in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Northlands College, and the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA) are excited to announce the establishment of a new Dental Therapy Education program.  In support of this new program, we are seeking applications for five (5) Dental Therapy Instructor positions. These positions will be located at the following four sites: Saskatoon, La Ronge, Prince Albert, and Regina, SK and are in scope of the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA).  The College is seeking graduates from an accredited Dental Therapy program or Dentists (DMD or DDS) who have some experience at both the leadership and administrative level.  Previous teaching and mentoring experience will be considered an asset.

We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience (some of which is in the last three  years) who are subject matter experts in the area of Dental Therapy (as per scope of practice for Dental Therapists).  Applicants must be adept to working in a clinical teaching setting with shifting priorities.  The work can be complex in nature and work volume will fluctuate with peak periods that will require additional effort.  Candidates must have a proven track record of effectively working in a team environment, have a pleasant disposition and proven ability to foster and maintain collegial relations.  The successful candidate will be required to exercise sound judgment, independent decision-making, discretion, and sensitivity as these positions are privy to and work with sensitive and confidential information.  Solid computer skills, proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office is required.  Familiarity with web based instructional technology is an asset.

The salary range for Instructors is $66,355 - $106,663.  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 1-page statement about your interest in this opportunity, a detailed curriculum vitae that outlines all clinical, administrative and leadership experience, 1-page teaching statement/philosophy as well as a listing of all continuing professional development efforts in the last five (5) years.  A copy of academic credentials (i.e., Degree or Diploma), registrations/license (if applicable) and current CPR, three letters of reference, and any other supporting documents to:

Dr. Walter Siqueira DDS PhD FCAHS
Dean and Professor
College of Dentistry, 107 Wiggins Road
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   S7N 5E5
Telephone: (306) 966-5121    Fax: (306) 966-5132    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.

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2023; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is as soon as possible.

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 DDS PhD FCAHS