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Clinical Lecturer - Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Melbourne, Australia
$114,465 - $136,136 p.a. pro rata
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

Job Details

Job no: 0059163
Location: Parkville
Role type: Part-time (0.2-0.6 FTE); Fixed-term for 12 months or Casual
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
School: Melbourne Dental School
Part time salary: Level B: $114,465 - $136,136 p.a. pro rata, plus a clinical loading $9,825 p.a. pro rata for dentally qualified academics. plus 17% super
Casual Hourly Rate: Level B: $74.49 - $88.45 plus 11% super

  • Provide clinical supervision and teaching in the Melbourne Dental School, enhancing students' skills in evidence-based dentistry.
  • Contribute to the education of future dental professionals across various degree programs, fostering hands-on learning in a person-centered environment.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

About the Role

The Clinical Lecturer position at the Melbourne Dental School offers a 12-month fixed-term or casual appointment for clinical supervision. The role involves contributing to clinical teaching and supervision, supporting students in developing evidence-based dentistry skills, and may include delivery of lectures, tutorials, and administrative tasks. Reporting to the Program Course Coordinator or Subject Coordinator, the position supports teaching across various dental degree programs and continuing professional development courses.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and contribute to a high standard of teaching to students undertaking a clinical degree programs.
  • Provide clinical practice leadership and education to coursework students, and at times provide coverage for subject coordinators and content convenors who may be on leave.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures, tutorials and seminars, and other learning and teaching duties, as required.

Who We Are Looking For

We’re looking for people who possess extensive clinical teaching experience, exceptional communication skills, and a commitment to ongoing professional development and teaching excellence.

You will also have:

  • A primary dental qualification registrable with the Dental Board of Australia and current AHPRA registration (No previous or current AHPRA conditions).
  • Demonstrated clinical teaching experience specifically with students undertaking tertiary dental education.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with diverse students and patients
  • Evidence of ongoing extra-mural clinical practice and continuing professional development. 

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Melbourne Dental School

The Melbourne Dental School has a strong tradition in dental research and an established international reputation in several research areas. Research in the School is an integral component of staff and student activities underpinning both the undergraduate and graduate curricula. The major research activities of the school are conducted via three divisions and four major research groups, which range translational biomedical science to clinical studies, pedagogical research. The Head of School joined the University of Melbourne in 2020 and is leading a program of change within the School focusing on strategic reviews of education, research and organisational structure, known as MDS’25.

What We Offer You!

In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne

We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

Be Yourself

The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants

We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

Please note: Applications will continuously be reviewed and evaluated throughout the advertising period. Interviews may be scheduled before the closing date

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Brett verity via email at, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Position Description

Applications close: 15 Mar 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50*.

Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers and, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene.

Melbourne is a leading research university, widely renowned for its teaching and the social and economic contributions it makes through knowledge transfer. The University’s performance in international rankings puts it at the forefront of higher education in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Internationally, the University is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with its international peers placing it in the top 20 worldwide, and employers placing it in the top 10. In the recent Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 200 universities, Melbourne ranked top in Australia and 33 in the world.

Melbourne’s international research pre-eminence was also acknowledged with a top 100 ranking in the Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings. Ranked No. 44 in 2015, the University has climbed steadily in the rankings since first appearing at No. 92 in 2003.

The Melbourne Model introduces undergraduate programs characterised by both breadth and depth, followed by a graduate professional degree, a research higher degree or entry directly into employment.

In 2008 Melbourne commenced offering six New Generation undergraduate degrees in Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Environments, Music and Science. The Melbourne Model also introduces a new graduate school experience to Australia, providing the best and brightest with a more focused, intense and professionally relevant degree in areas such as Law, Architecture, Teaching and Nursing. With the Melbourne curriculum now aligning the University with the world’s top universities in Europe, North America and Asia, we enable our students to develop the skills and attributes required by employers all over the world.

More than 50,000 students from over 120 countries take courses in the University’s 12 faculties and graduate schools.

For more information please visit:

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015 – 2016 and Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015

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