Professor of Dental and Oral Health Research

Gold Coast, Australia
07 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Griffith Health is one of the largest and most diverse single academic Health faculties in the Australian University sector. The Health Group consists of eight schools (Allied Health Sciences, Applied Psychology, Dentistry and Oral Health, Human Services and Social Work, Medicine, Medical Science, Nursing and Midwifery, and Pharmacy) and provides an extensive array of high quality and innovative education programs ranging from the enabling biomedical and social health sciences to professional and clinical disciplines. Currently over 10,000 students and more than 700 staff work within the Health Group, as well as a network clinical training sites and practitioners who collaborate in our research and teaching.

Further information about Griffith Health and its constituent schools, research and research programs, clinics and dedicated staff can be found on the Griffith Health website at

The Professor of Dental and Oral Health Research will support the Head of School in implementing the Schools Research Plan and will be expected to advance research productivity within the School, including attracting external grant income, and to lead innovative research based teaching in the School of Dentistry and Oral Health.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Gold Coast campus.

The role:

The Professor of Dental and Oral Health Research is a member of the School of Dentistry and Oral Health's academic team, and specifically will be a senior research leader who will build upon Griffith's already strong program of dental and oral health research, developing partnerships and leading research aimed at improving health and community care through the health professions.

The person:

The successful applicant will advance research productivity in the School of Dentistry and Oral Health: lead, promote and support the development of a research environment and culture; develop and lead a program of research contributing to School outputs: and lead innovative research based teaching.

Salary range:

Professor, Level E: $172,326 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $201,622 per annum.

Application Requirements:

Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • A statement addressing selection criteria;
  • A current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.
    • Names and contact details of at least three potential referees (no contact will be made without your permission)

Applications close at 4.30pm on the closing date. All applications must be submitted to Dr Kathryn Buller.

Further information:

For further information about this role or to obtain a copy of the position description and information pack please contact Dr Kathryn Buller at or on +61 406 320 281.

Closing date: Friday, 1 September 2017 at 5 pm AEST.