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

Faculty Member (Program Director, General Practice Residency Program)

Requisition: req1908

The College of Dentistry invites applications from qualified individuals for a full time tenure-track position for the Director of the General Practice Residency Program (GPR). The General Practice Residency at the USask is seeking an engaged, energetic, clinically active Program Director to provide leadership for program accreditation with the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The successful candidate will have a DMD, DDS, or BDS, have completed a General Practice Residency Program, possess a passion for hospital dentistry and resident education, and be able to demonstrate a broad dental clinical skill set.  Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • experience in teaching, course coordination, patient care, and academic management;
  • demonstrated achievement in research including publications in peer reviewed journals;
  • demonstrated service activities such as committee participation at the College and Hospital level.

Candidates in this role will be responsible for: day to day administration of the General Practice Residency Program; developing, evaluating, revising and implementing the GPR curriculum; maintaining Commission on Dental Accreditation (CDAC) standards and accreditation; recruiting and involving community-based faculty; didactic and clinical teaching and evaluation of residents; recruiting applicants; organizing and overseeing resident selection; supervising resident clinical activities; overseeing GPR Program support staff (clinical, technical, administrative); initiating and maintaining a program of research; and  participating in College and Hospital committees as assigned. Opportunity to engage in private practice (maximum of 1.5 days per week) is available.  Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS)  All candidates who are interested in the position are encouraged to familiarize themselves with National Dental Examining Board of Canada certification

The salary bands are: Assistant Professor $93,293 - $112,109; Associate Professor $112,109 – $130,925; Full Professor $130,925 - $152,877. Independent of rank, a starting salary above the standard salary bands is possible in rare and exceptional circumstances pursuant to Article of the 2014-2017 USFA Collective Agreement (see: 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. Doug Brothwell, Dean

College of Dentistry, 105 Wiggins Road

University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   S7N 5E4

Telephone:  (306) 966-5121     Fax:  (306) 966-5132    email:

Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.    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.

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 24,000.


Open Date: 3/7/2018

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.