The College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in Prosthodontics.
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 this research program; and undertake relevant administrative activities including meetings and committee work.
We seek candidates who have postgraduate specialty training in prosthodontics at the Masters or PhD level; an interest and ability to engage in scholarly activities as evidenced by established or developing research initiatives; a strong or emerging research program; demonstrated effective classroom teaching skills and mentorship; clinical experience in prosthodontics; effective interpersonal and communication skills. Preference will be given to those who have been awarded a Fellowship diploma by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada or certification by an American Dental Association-Recognized Specialty Certifying Board.
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: http://www.saskdentists.com/saskatchewan-licensing-requirements.html. Candidates who are graduates from non-accredited dental training programs must achieve National Dental Examining Board of Canada certification (http://www.ndeb.ca/) and/or Royal College of Dentists of Canada Fellowship (http://www.rcdc.ca/home.cfm) to achieve tenure. All candidates are encouraged to familiarize themselves with these processes. Additional information can be found at the Canadian Information Center for International Credentials: http://www.cicic.ca/professions/3113en.asp
We will also consider outstanding applicants for Limited Term and Visiting appointments.
The University of Saskatchewan offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; 3 letters of reference including the contact information for the referees; any supporting documents, including teaching evaluations and samples of published work; proof of education including undergraduate and graduate transcripts to:
Executive Assistant, Office of the Dean
College of Dentistry
105 Wiggins Road
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5E4
Phone: (306) 966-5121
Fax: (306) 966-5132
Review of applications will begin April 30, 2012. Ideally the appointment will commence July 1, 2012. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.