Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Dental Public Health

Melbourne, Australia
$110,236 to $155,698 p.a. (pro-rata for part-time) plus 17% super
28 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location: Hospital-based
Role type: Part-time (0.2 FTE); Fixed-term for 12 months.
Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Dental School
Salary: Level B $110,236 - $130,900 or Level C $135,032 - $155,698 p.a. (pro-rata for part-time) plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About The Melbourne Dental School

The Melbourne Dental School is a one of six schools within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences, which is organised into five sections for teaching and research purposes. The School offers both undergraduate and graduate programs including the Doctor of Dental Surgery, the School’s main graduate degree, offering entry to practice in the field of Dentistry, taking in approximately 90 students each year.

About the Role

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Dental Public Health is a 12-month fixed term role with the possibility of extension. You will contribute across a broad range of responsibilities including curriculum development of the Graduate Certificate of Dental Public Health (GCertDPH), innovative teaching of dental public health to GCertDPH, Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH) and Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) students, and supervision of student research projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, prepare and deliver lectures, tutorials and seminars and contribute to high quality curriculum development, evaluation and review.
  • Prepare assessment and mark student work in the area of Dental Public Health appropriately mapped to learning outcomes
  • Identification of sources of funding to support individual or collaborative projects, relating to teaching, research and engagement practice in the discipline
  • Actively participate in relevant committees at School, Faculty and University levels.

About You

You will bring your excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to give student feedback, and to communicate with a range of stakeholders in order to maintain strong working relationships. You will have demonstrated organisational skills and management of administrative tasks.

You will also have:

  • A primary dental qualification registrable with the Dental Board of Australia and a postgraduate qualification in Public Health (either a Master of Public Health or PhD).
  • A profile in teaching and scholarly activity as evidenced by the ability to develop assessment materials linked to learning outcomes, as well as the capacity to develop teaching materials, deliver lectures, and facilitate tutorials
  • Demonstrated clinical or other teaching experience of Dental Public Health at undergraduate/DDS level

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au.

Applications close: 13th December 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description: 0057847_ Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Dental Public Health_PD.pdf

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