Senior Lecturer, Paediatric

  • The University of Western Australia
  • Australia, WA
  • Mar 11, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Dental School

The Oral Health Centre of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong 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 team

The UWA Dental School is a modern, progressive, innovative and vibrant centre of excellence in dentistry. It comprises 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 benefit our local community and advance 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 courses. OHCWA is located on the QEII campus adjacent to the new Perth Children's Hospital.

About the opportunity

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

As a specialist paediatric dentist, the appointment offers a unique opportunity for you to develop innovative learning opportunities for DMD students in comprehensive oral care. In addition, 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:

Note: Travel between clinical facilities may be required

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Senior Lecturer Paediatric 514006.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Friday, 7 April 2023

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 and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

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