Associate Professor in Periodontics and Oral Implantology

Perth, Australia
24 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

UWA Dental School

  • Tenurable appointment
  • Level D: $143,010 - $157,443 p.a.
  • (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 The University of Western Australia 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 UWA Health Campus adjacent to the QEII health campus and adjacent to the new Perth Children's Hospital.

About the opportunity: you will be responsible for didactic, clinical and laboratory teaching in Periodontics & Oral Implantology to Doctor of Dental Medicine graduate and Doctor of Clinical Dentistry postgraduate students. You will also provide Periodontics & Oral Implantology treatment to patients at OHCWA, and undertake high quality research in one of the School’s research programs. In addition, you will work collaboratively with other relevant Discipline Leads 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 or equivalent, as a dental specialist in Periodontics, and also have a PhD in dentistry, medicine, medical sciences or related area.

Closing date: Friday 30th March 2018

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