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Senior Lecturer Endodontics

Job no: 509438
Work type: full time
Location: Oral Health Centre of WA
Categories: Health and Medical Sciences

UWA Dental School

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE) tenurable appointment
  • Salary range: Level C: $125,639 to $144,523 plus 17% superannuation
  • Also includes clinical dental loading of $15,842 plus an attraction and retention allowance of $15,797

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the School

The UWA Dental School is a contemporary, progressive, innovative and vibrant centre of excellence in dentistry. It is composed of three academic units and the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA). Our mission is to achieve excellence in dental education, research and oral health care to the benefit of our local community and the advancement of dentistry globally. This is achieved by highly qualified academics and staff, interacting with dedicated and engaged students, in state-of-the-art facilities, with up-to-date equipment and technology.

OHCWA is a partnership between The University of Western Australia and the Department of Health of Western Australia. It is the primary focus for oral health education, research and specialist care delivery in Western Australia. It treats approximately 15,000 patients a year and delivers a range of clinical and technical training programmes. OHCWA is located on the QEII campus adjacent to the new Perth Children's Hospital.

About the opportunity

The primary purpose of the position is to contribute to the didactic, clinical and laboratory teaching in the discipline of Endodontics to Doctor of Dental Medicine graduate (DMD) and Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DCD) postgraduate students. You will also provide dental treatment to patients at OHCWA.

The appointment offers a unique opportunity for you, as a specialist endodontist, to develop innovative learning opportunities for DMD students in comprehensive oral care. You will be expected to contribute to the DMD in clinical dentistry through education and clinical service delivery.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Dental qualification registrable with the Dental Board of Australia to enable unlimited practice as a dentist in Australia
  • Specialist dental qualification (MDSc or DClinDent or equivalent) in Endodontics registrable with the Dental Board of Australia without limitations
  • PhD or equivalent research higher degree
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge, clinical experience, skills and judgement in the clinical practice of dentistry, and especially endodontics
  • Current or recent clinical practice as an Endodontist
  • Clinical experience across a range of settings in private, hospital and university environments
  • High level of organisational skills and management of administrative tasks including program coordination in a dental school setting
  • Ability to initiate high quality curriculum development, evaluation and review of material in both graduate and postgraduate courses, and explore new educational methods for teaching and learning
  • Ability to relate to students and staff from differing cultural backgrounds
  • Experience with a range of learning modes, including flexible delivery or student-centred modes
  • Ability to relate to students and staff from differing cultural backgrounds
  • Peer recognition in the form of fellowships or memberships of academies or colleges such as the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, and/or invited presentations at international meetings

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the Position Description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File POSITION DESCRIPTION - ENDODONTICS - LVL C Full-time 280322.pdf

Closing date: 11:55PM on Thursday, 30 June 2022

This position is open to international applicants. 

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity 

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050. 

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered. 
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021). 
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.


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