Senior Lecturer in Endodontics

Perth, Australia
Sep 10, 2019
End of advertisement period
Oct 31, 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

UWA Dental School

  • Level C, part time (0.5 FTE) appointment on an ongoing/tenurable basis
  • Salary range: $120,444 to $138,713 plus 17% superannuation
  • Includes pro rata clinical dental loading of $15,842 and an attraction and retention allowance of $15,797 in addition

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 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.

About you

The University is seeking an individual who can demonstrate their achievements as a dental academic and clinical practitioner, and can provide high level input in the School’s graduate DMD and DCD program. The appointment offers a unique opportunity for a specialist endodontist to develop innovative learning opportunities for DMD students in comprehensive oral care. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the DMD and DCD courses in clinical dentistry through education and clinical service delivery.

Closing date: Thursday, 31 October 2019

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. 

Diversity and Inclusion

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 Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2017).