Clinical Teaching Fellow

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£33,383 to £62,104 per annum pro rata.
05 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent, Temporary

Application closing date 21/04/2021
Salary £33,383 to £62,104 per annum pro rata.
Job category/type Academic 

Job description

We are recruiting for temporary Clinical Teaching Fellows who will provide teaching in the Department of Restorative Dentistry within the Centre for Dentistry in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences. Posts are available for up to one year in the first instance, while shorter-term positions are also available. The Clinical Teaching Fellows will undertake clinical supervision of 3rd, 4th and Final year dental students, provide teaching in the Clinical Techniques Laboratory and be involved in a range of clinical and academic assessments.

The successful candidates must have:

  • Registerable dental qualification;
  • Registration with the UK’s General Dental Council;
  • Previous experience of teaching or training in Dentistry or demonstrable ability to make a significant contribution to the teaching of Restorative Dentistry; and
  • 3 years’ recent, relevant experience in a range of modern clinical techniques in the field of Restorative Dentistry.

There are a number of sessions available and the working pattern will be agreed with the successful candidates. It is envisaged that additional Clinical Teaching Fellow sessions (temporary or permanent, part time or full time) may arise in 2021/early 2022, as such the reserves from this recruitment exercise may be used to fill these.

The School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences is part of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences. The School has the perfect balance of world-class teaching resources and internationally recognised research infrastructure and comprises of three education and three research centres. 

The Centre for Dentistry is one of three education Centres in the School and is based on the Royal Victoria Hospital Site. The Centre has been responsible for delivering dental education in Northern Ireland since 1920.  We take great pride in our commitment to enhancing the student learning experience and our modern clinical facilities, including our high specification Clinical Teaching Laboratory, are a key part of this.  Queen’s is Ranked in the top 5 universities for Dentistry in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021).

Queen’s University Belfast is a driver of innovation and talent based on excellence. Throughout the University, our academics collaborate across disciplines and with outside agencies and institutions on projects of world significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.

We are a leader in gender equality and diversity, and are one of the UK’s most successful universities in the Athena SWAN initiative which promotes gender equality and career progression. The University holds an Athena SWAN silver award and the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences holds an Athena SWAN Gold award in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality, representation, progression and success for all our staff.

We are ranked 1st in the UK for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (Innovate UK), 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and most affordable cities in the UK. There is an excellent range of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards and we are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team via email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all. However, our employment monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ are currently under-represented at the University. As such, we particularly welcome applications from these individuals.

As you may be aware, Queen’s is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Diversity Charter Mark NI and Athena SWAN.

It is also why we have established award winning Staff Networks such as PRISM and iRise. These networks provide an opportunity for staff to meet in a friendly, informal way to support each other. More details on all our networks can be found here 

Informal enquiries may be directed to Miss Christina McFall via email to c.mcfall@qub.ac.uk.

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