Associate Professor in Oral Health

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Level D - AUD$150,656 to AUD$165,866 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
30 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Engage in active research and the delivery of high-quality teaching in clinical dentistry within the field of Oral Health
  • Provide academic and research leadership in support of the Centres undergraduate courses
  • Generous assistance provided to assist with relocating to Riverinas beautiful Wagga Wagga or surrounds

The Role

  • Continuing, Full time
  • Level D - AUD$150,656 to AUD$165,866 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

We are seeking an experienced clinical academic with extensive undergraduate teaching experience and program coordination within the Oral Health discipline. The appointees teaching duties will include the integration of pre-clinical and clinical training in the Bachelor of Oral Health program (Therapy and Hygiene) and the supervision of relevant clinics.

The appointee will play an important role in curriculum development and accreditation reporting, in addition to providing academic leadership within the discipline, contributing significantly to teaching, administration and academic workloads. Additionally, the appointee will have the opportunity to progress an active research profile with a strategic research and innovation focus aligned to the overall strategies of the University.

The appointee will have demonstrated experience in providing high quality person-centred care in private or public health dental practice settings, have a current and significant track record in research publication in a field relevant to Oral Health, prior teaching experience, and can demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain key professional relationships and provide effective leadership in building people capability.

This position is required for face-to-face and online teaching and as such remote work options are not available. Generous assistance, including financial, is available to help you relocate to take up this leadership opportunity.

To be successful you will have:

  • A PhD degree relevant to the discipline.
  • Full registration as an oral health therapist, hygienist or dentist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra), or, for overseas applicants, demonstrated evidence of having consulted with Ahpra regarding eligibility for registration.
  • Extensive understanding of the clinical practice of dental practitioners, supported by a significant record of teaching and clinical supervision in oral health therapy.
  • Evidence of success in delivering and leading others in the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in the discipline in research and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description.

If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences (SDMS) includes the disciplines of Pharmacy, Medical Science and Pathology, Medical Radiation Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Food Sciences, and the Centre for Rural Dentistry and Oral Health (CRDOH), which includes the disciplines of Dentistry and Oral Health.

Charles Sturt University offers great benefits such as a work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Professor Andrew Flatau | Dean of Dentistry and Oral Health | | Ph: (02) 63657251

Closing Date: 11 pm, 30 April 2023

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