Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer Endodontics

  • The University of Western Australia
  • Australia, WA
  • Mar 20, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor

UWA 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 aims “To be recognised internationally as a contemporary, progressive, innovative and vibrant centre of excellence in dentistry”, and “To achieve excellence in dental education, research and oral health care to benefit of our local community and the advancement of dentistry globally”. The School’s motto is “to pursue the impossible while achieving excellence”. The Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA) is a centre within The University of Western Australia. The Centre is the primary focus for oral health education, research and specialist care delivery in Western Australia. The Centre is the clinical facility of the Dental School. It treats over 15,000 patients a year and delivers a range of clinical training programs. The appointee will be responsible to the Dean and Head of School/Director OHCWA.

About the opportunity

Level C:

As the appointee you will 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.

Level D:

As the appointee you will be responsible for the clinical and didactic teaching of Endodontics within the School’s educational programs (such as the DMD and DCD), as well as providing clinical service in Endodontics. The University is seeking an individual who can demonstrate their achievements in Endodontics, and who can provide high-level input into the School's educational programs. The appointment offers a unique opportunity for a dental academic to develop innovative learning opportunities for all levels of students. The successful candidate will be expected to lead graduate (DMD, and DCD) students, to teach Endodontics and Dental Traumatology, and to conduct and supervise research. In line with the level of appointment, more senior responsibilities and leadership will be expected.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate: Download File PD Endodontics Level C.pdf Download File Position_Description_AProf Endo.pdf

Level C

Level D

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:

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Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Thursday, 2 May 2024

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This position is open to international applicants.

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