Province: Saskatchewan

Category: Positions Available

The College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a full time Without Term (WOT) Instructor position 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 has an active dental assisting license. Preference will be given to individuals who have educational training and/or experience instructing in an academic setting, as well as those with additional dental assisting module training.

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.

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 $63,931 – $102,775.  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 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:

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 June 15, 2020; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  Anticipated start date is July 1, 2020. 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.

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