UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

Province: Saskatchewan

Category: Positions Available

The College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a full time tenure-track position in Prosthodontics. This position includes teaching, scholarly activity, and administrative work for 4 days a week, with one remaining day available for private clinical practice. The successful candidate will be required to deliver didactic, pre-clinical and clinical teaching; supervise student research projects; initiate, lead and participate in research activities; compete successfully for external funding to support their research program; and undertake relevant administrative activities including meetings and committee work.  Opportunity to engage in the College’s faculty practice is available.

We seek candidates who possess the following attributes: postgraduate specialty training in Prosthodontics from a CODA or CDAC accredited postgraduate Certificate, Masters or PhD program; Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada or eligible to take the National Dental Specialty Examination; a strong or emerging research program; demonstrated effective classroom and clinical teaching skills and mentorship; and effective interpersonal and communication skills.  Preference will be given to those who have passed the National Dental Specialty Examination in Prosthodontics administered by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS) and are encouraged to familiarize themselves with Saskatchewan licensing requirements:  https://www.saskdentists.com/licensing.

Salary bands for this position are as follows: Assistant Professor: $94,459 to $113,509; Associate Professor: $113,509 to $132,559; and Professor $132,559 to $154,784 Independent of rank, a starting salary above the standard salary bands is possible in rare and exceptional circumstances pursuant to Article 18.2.6.12 of the 2014-2017 USFA Collective Agreement (see: http://www.usaskfaculty.ca/?attachment_id=3298). 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 letters of reference in support of your application; a one page teaching statement that describes your teaching experience and philosophy; a concise research statement describing your research program; and, proof of 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: dentfacultysearch@usask.ca

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2020; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is March 1, 2020.

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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