Associate Dean, Research (College of Dentistry)

University of Saskatchewan

Location: Saskatchewan
Date posted: 2013-03-15

Senior Leadership Position
College of Dentistry

The College of Dentistry is embarking on a process to enhance its research and knowledge translation intensity and is seeking applications for an Associate Dean, Research. The Associate Dean, Research will develop the College's strategic research vision, lead by example, mentor faculty and students, liaise with internal and external stakeholders and advocate for inter-professional health science research and scholarly activity within the College.

Candidates for the Associate Dean, Research will possess superior knowledge of oral health research environments at the national and international levels. She/he will have proven experience in organizational and team-based leadership, research innovation and success in acquiring external research funding. The successful candidate will be appointed to a renewable five-year position at the rank of Associate Professor/Professor. Candidates must have a DMD/DDS and/or a PhD or equivalent with proven success and reputation at the national and international levels within their research domain. DMD/DDS candidates appointed in a clinical discipline 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: Candidates who are graduates from non-accredited dental training programs must achieve National Dental Examining Board of Canada certification ( All candidates are encouraged to familiarize themselves with these processes. Additional information can be found at the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials:

The University of Saskatchewan offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.

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

Review of applications will begin April 15, 2013. Ideally the appointment would commence July 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. 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. For further details, visit and


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