The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Aboriginal engagement is a strategic priority.

Periodontics Faculty Position

The College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Periodontics.  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.  Opportunity to engage in the College’s faculty practice clinic is also available.

We seek candidates who have graduate specialty training in Periodontics at the Masters or PhD level or equivalent; 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; a minimum of two years of post-graduate clinical experience in periodontics; experience in treating medically complex patients; and effective interpersonal and communication skills.  Preference will be given to those who have passed the National Dental Specialty Examination in Periodontics administered by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and are certified by the American Board of Periodontology.  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/licensing . 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) 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:  https://www.cicic.ca.

Salary bands for this position are as follows: Assistant Professor - $93,293 - $112,109; Associate Professor - $112,109 - $130,925 and Professor $130,925 - $152,877.  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 a cover letter that includes a brief statement of your teaching experience and research interests; detailed curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and any supporting documents including proof of education, notarized, translated (English) copies of undergraduate and graduate degrees to:

Dr. Gerry Uswak, Dean
College of Dentistry, 105 Wiggins Road
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   S7N 5E4
Telephone:  (306) 966-5121     Fax:  (306) 966-5132    email:  dentfacultysearch@usask.ca

Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  Anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.    Electronic submissions by email are preferred.  The University of Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for interviews 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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