Preclinic Dental Assistant

Brisbane, Australia
09 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The UQ School of Dentistry has a long and proud tradition of 81 years of strength in dental education and research, and attracts high achieving students nationally and internationally.  UQ is a leading source of expertise in the local, national and international dental community and has been a key contributor to achieving effective solutions to contemporary issues and challenges. The School has strong collaborations within and outside the dental profession.

As part of the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, the School of Dentistry offers the Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) program and specialist post-graduate programs (Doctor of Clinical Dentistry). The School of Dentistry also has a growing cohort of research higher degree students.

Research within the School is focused on a number of themes, and crosses a range of areas from laboratory based research through to technologies applied in clinical practice and dental public health.

The role

The role of Preclinical Dental Assistant provides dental assistance and technical support for the activities undertaken in the School’s Preclinical Laboratories.

The person

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Dental Assistant with relevant experience to work under the direction of the Preclinical Coordinator and the Preclinical Team. The successful applicant will have a Certificate III, with subsequent experience in dental assisting, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or training. Experience in working with students in a dental training environment is highly desirable.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW Level 3. The remuneration package will be in the range of $52,291 - $58,050 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $61,118 - $67,918 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Stacey Vogel on +61 7 3365 8074 or   

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