Senior Lecturer in Clinical Dentistry

Perth, Australia
24 May 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

UWA Dental School

  • Tenurable appointment
  • Level C: Level C $118,957 - $137,000 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 QEII campus adjacent to the new Perth Children's Hospital.

About the opportunity: you will be responsible for didactic, clinical and laboratory teaching in the Doctor of Dental Medicine program and contribute to the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry postgraduate program. You will also provide dental treatment to patients at OHCWA in either prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, special needs dentistry or paediatric dentistry, and undertake high quality research. In addition, you will work collaboratively with the 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 dentist and dental specialist (either prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, special needs dentistry, or paediatric dentistry).

Closing date: Friday 15th June 2018

Application Details: All applications should be submitted by email directly to with the relevant job reference number included in the subject line. Applications should include a current resume and  a separate statement addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description.