Associate Professor, General Practice Dentistry

Adelaide, Australia
13 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
11 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

(Level D) $145,502 to $160,048 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply. A clinical loading of $32,380 is available for eligible dentists.

Continuing position available immediately.

As a member of the leadership team in the Adelaide Dental School, the successful candidate will be an inspiring academic leader with extensive experience in clinical teaching within general dentistry. The role will significantly contribute to the design and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and will mentor dentists in the supervision of students. The successful candidate will also have evidence of capacity to positively influence external stakeholders and a wide network of established relationships with key professional institutions to enhance the standing of the school by ensuring students receive an optimal clinical experience and overall learning outcomes. It is a requirement that the Associate Professor in General Practice will be able to provide clinical supervision of students in SA Dental Service city and suburban clinics and on occasions in rural areas.

To be successful you will need:

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a general dentist and a PhD, or extensive experience in general dental practice/clinical dentistry.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and leadership in teaching and curriculum development at the tertiary education level, and a proven ability in the management of University programs with a commitment to high quality teaching and clinical supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary academic and clinical environment and to provide leadership in this role through effective mentoring, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and build effective relationships and partnerships both internally and externally that will continue to the success and standing of the School and University.
  • Extensive experience in managing teaching dental clinics.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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Click on the link below for a copy of the selection criteria and to apply:

Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all the selection criteria located within the role statement.

Applications close 11:55 pm, 11 August 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Richard Logan
Dean and Head, Adelaide Dental School
P: +61 (0)8 8313 3066

For application related queries, contact:
Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences HR

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.