Instructor, College of Dentistry (Dental Hygiene Program)

Dental Hygienist
Saskatoon, SK
Full Time Position

The College of Dentistry is excited to announce the establishment of a new Dental Hygiene Degree Program, featuring a unique option for evening lectures and clinics. In support of this new program and other programs in the College, we are seeking applications for four (4) Instructor positions in scope of the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA).  The College is seeking graduates from an accredited Dental Hygiene program or Dentists (DMD or DDS) who have experience in teaching and administrative level.  Applicants who have previous teaching and mentoring experience in Dental hygiene or Dentistry programs will be considered an asset.

We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience.  Applicants must be adept to working in a clinical teaching setting with shifting priorities. The work can be complex in nature and work volume will fluctuate with peak periods that will require additional effort.  Candidates must have a proven track record of effectively working in a team environment, have a pleasant disposition and proven ability to foster and maintain collegial relations.  The successful candidates will be required to exercise sound judgment, independent decision-making, discretion, and sensitivity as these positions are privy to and work with sensitive and confidential information.  Solid computer skills, including proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office are required. 

The salary range for Instructors is $66,355 – $106,663.  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.

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2024.  Anticipated start date is April 1, 2024. 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.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter that includes a 1-page statement about your interest in this teaching opportunity, a detailed curriculum vitae that outlines all clinical, teaching, administrative and leadership experience and three letters of reference to: 

Dr. Walter Siqueira DDS MBA PhD FCAHS
Dean and Professor
College of Dentistry, 107 Wiggins Road
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   S7N 5E5
Telephone: (306) 966-5121   
Fax: (306) 966-5132   

More information can be found on the U of S Website