University of Saskatchewan

Job Description 

The University of Saskatchewan, College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a permanent full time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.

This role involves teaching (didactic & clinical) and some administrative work. The primary responsibility of this position is to support the Group Practice Leader model (GPL) as a senior dentist/mentor to a small group of undergraduate dental students to ensure that high quality patient care and positive student learning experiences are being achieved. The position will collaborate/work closely with other Group Practice Leaders, dental specialists and clinical staff, and will be responsible for providing high quality instruction in all disciplines that fall within the scope of practice of a general practitioner in Saskatchewan. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering upper year operative dentistry didactic sessions therefore must be able to adapt to the existing didactic and clinical curriculum of the program.

Job responsibilities within the undergraduate program 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 experiences through the program; and ensuring students attain competency prior to graduation.

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. Previous didactic and clinical teaching experience is an asset.

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 of the 2017-2022 USFA Collective Agreement 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 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: [email protected]

Review of applications will begin March, 2022; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date July 1, 2022 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.


Status: Without Term
Employment Group: Senior Administration
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0 FTE
Posted Date: 12/21/2021
Closing Date: Until Filled

The University of Saskatchewan has instated a number of health and safety requirements for faculty, staff and students in consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic. As of January 4, 2022, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment and proof of vaccination will be required. The University will consider accommodations requests for individuals in accordance with the requirements of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code, 2018.


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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