Assistant/Associate Professor (Pediatric Dentistry)

The College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in pediatric dentistry.

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 at least a DMD/DDS with related teaching experience.  Candidates with postgraduate training in pediatric dentistry dentistry (general practice residency, AEGD, Masters or PhD level will be given preference); 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 operative dentistry; and effective interpersonal and communication skills.

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 pass the National Dental Specialty Examinations in Pediatric Dentistry (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 Centre 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; any supporting documents, including samples of published work; and proof of education including notarized, translated (English) copies of undergraduate and graduate degrees to:

Janet Sklarchuk  
Executive Assistant, Office of the Dean  
College of Dentistry, 105 Wiggins Road  
University of Saskatchewan  
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   S7N 5E4  
Telephone:  (306) 966-5121    
Fax:  (306) 966-5132   
Email:  janet.sklarchuk@usask.ca

Review of applications will begin August 15, 2013.  Ideally the appointment would commence October 1, 2013 or as soon as a suitable candidate has been found.  However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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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.

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