Senior Lecturer in Orthodontics

Perth, Australia
01 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

School of Dentistry

  • Tenurable appointment
  • Salary range: Level C $117,857 - $135,900 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
  • Plus a clinical dental loading of $15,842 and, an attraction and retention allowance of $15,797

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the School

The UWA Dental School is a contemporary, progressive, innovative and vibrant centre of excellence in dentistry. It is composed of three academic units and the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA). Our mission is to achieve excellence in dental education, research and oral health care to the benefit of our local community and the advancement of dentistry globally. This is achieved by highly qualified academics and staff, interacting with dedicated and engaged students, in state-of-the-art facilities, with up-to-date equipment and technology.

OHCWA is a partnership between UWA and the Department of Health of Western Australia, and is the primary focus for oral health education, research and specialist care delivery in Western Australia. It treats approximately 15,000 patients a year and delivers a range of clinical and technical training programmes. OHCWA is located on the QEII campus adjacent to the new Perth Children's Hospital.

About the opportunity

You will be responsible for didactic, clinical and laboratory teaching in Orthodontics to Doctor of Dental Medicine graduate and Doctor of Clinical Dentistry postgraduate students. You will also provide orthodontic treatment to patients at OHCWA, and undertake high quality research in a relevant discipline. In addition, you will work collaboratively with the relevant Discipline Lead and Divisional Heads.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria. 

About you

You will have a relevant registrable qualification with the Dental Board of Australia as a dental specialist in orthodontics.

Closing date: Sunday 15 October 2017

This position is open to international applicants.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

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