UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

Province: Saskatchewan

Category: Positions Available

The University of Saskatchewan, College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a Without Term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.  Applicants will have the ability to engage in private practice for one (1) day per week.

This role involves clinical teaching and administrative work.  The primary responsibilities of this position are in three areas:  1) Support the Group Practice Leader (GPL) model  as a senior dentist/mentor to a small group of undergraduate dental students to ensure high quality patient care and student learning experience; 2) Participate in the administration of, and provide student support for, the International Dental Degree Program (IDDP); and 3) Lead the College Continuing Professional Education program. The position will collaborate/work closely with the Associate Dean, Academic, Assistant Dean, Clinics, other Group Practice Leaders, dental specialists and clinical staff. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the administration of the IDDP program, and reestablishing and delivering the College’s Continuing Professional Education program.

Job responsibilities within the aforementioned three areas include, but are not limited to: overseeing the quality of students’ 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; ensuring students attain competency prior to graduation; and the delivery of all aspects related to the International Dental Degree Program and Continuing Professional Education program.

Candidates must have successfully completed their National Dental Examining Board of Canada examinations and be licensed or eligible for licensure by the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan.  Preference will be given to candidates who have experience/are familiar with the International Dental Degree Program and with administering/managing a Continuing Professional Education program.

Salary bands for this position are as follows: Assistant Professor: $98,178 - $117,978; Associate Professor: $117,978 - $137,778.  Independent of rank, a starting salary above the standard salary bands is possible in rare and exceptional circumstances pursuant to Article 18.2.6.1 of the 2017-2022 USFA Collective Agreement https://careers.usask.ca/agreements/usfa/usfa-18-ranks-and-salaries.php#.... This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a pension plan, dental, health and extended vision care 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 current letters of reference; a one page teaching statement describing teaching experience and philosophy; and one page describing your vision and/or accomplishments related to continue professional education and an International Dental Degree Program (s); and of proof education including undergraduate and graduate degrees to:

Dr. Doug Brothwell, Dean
College of Dentistry, GA10.14, Health Sciences A-Wing
107 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon SK   S7N 5E5
Telephone (306) 966-5121   Fax: (306) 966-5132   email: dentistrysearch@usask.ca

Review of applications will begin July 1, 2021; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is September 1, 2021 or earlier.

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.

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.

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. The university must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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