Senior Lecturer - Periodontics

  • The University of Western Australia
  • Australia, WA
  • Jul 13, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

UWA Dental School

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, and 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

You will be responsible for the clinical and didactic teaching of Periodontics and Oral Implantology within the School’s educational programs (such as the DMD and DCD), as well as providing clinical service in Periodontics and Oral Implantology.

About you

The University is seeking an individual who can demonstrate their achievements in Periodontics and Oral Implantology, 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, DCD) students, teach Periodontics and Oral Implantology, and contribute to the supervision of the (DMD) students in collaboration with other hospitals/centres. In line with the level of appointment, more senior responsibilities and leadership will be expected.

Closing date: Monday, 02 August 2021

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

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

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 506938.pdf

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