Discipline Lead - Prosthodontics

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 15 Jun 2020

Job no:504158
Work type:full-time
Location:Crawley
Categories:Health and Medical Sciences


Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

UWA Dental School

  • Full time appointment on an ongoing/tenurable basis
  • Salary range: $122,456 to $140,861 plus 17% superannuation
  • Includes clinical dental loading of $15,842 and an attraction and retention allowance of $15,797 in addition

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

Reporting to the Head of School, Dental School and Director OHCWA, you will serve as the Discipline Lead in Prosthodontics within the School and will be responsible for the clinical and didactic teaching of the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD and Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) students, as well as coordinating the OHCWA clinical programme in Prosthodontics. You will be expected to advance the DClinDent course in Prosthodontics and advise the Head of School in the CAD/CAM dental clinical laboratory related matters.

About you

The University is seeking an individual who can demonstrate their achievements as a dental specialist and can provide high-level input into the School's graduate and postgraduate courses and programs, in addition to research, especially research relevant to the School's strategic research agenda, as measured by publications in refereed or professional journals, and citations of these publications, grant funding and supervision of research higher degree students.

The appointment offers a unique opportunity for a dental academic to develop innovative learning opportunities for all levels of students and pursue cutting-edge research. The successful candidate will be expected to lead graduate (DMD) and postgraduate (DClinDent) teaching in Prosthodontics, as well as contribute to the research strengths of the School, in addition to advising the Head of School on the CAD/CAM dental clinical laboratory matters.

You will have completed PhD or equivalent research higher degree.

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 . 

Closing date: Monday, 15 June 2020

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

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

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. 

Please see the position description prior to applying:   Position Description - Discipline Lead.pdf

Diversity and Inclusion

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2017).


Advertised:14 May 2020 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:15 Jun 2020 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time


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