Lecturer in Periodontics

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 25 May 2023

12 May 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Medical sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

25 May 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

(2 positions available)

Location: Parkville
Role type: Part-time (0.2 - 0.4 FTE); Continuing
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Dental School
Salary: Level B – $114,645 - $136,136 (pro-rata for part-time) p.a. plus 17% super 

  • Become a part of a prestigious, research-driven institution that provides top-tier education and takes a prominent role on both the national and international stages.
  • Develop, prepare and deliver lectures, tutorials and seminars and actively contribute to high-quality curriculum development, evaluation and review.
  • $114,645 - $136,136 (pro-rata for part-time) p.a. plus 17% super and benefits! 

About the Role

The Lecturer in Periodontics is a teaching specialist position that will contribute across a broad range of responsibilities predominantly in the provision of innovative teaching to Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) students and participation in curriculum design. 

The successful applicant will be expected to develop assessment materials linked to learning outcomes, as well as develop teaching materials, deliver lectures, and facilitate tutorials in Periodontics. The incumbent will need to demonstrate an ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team to achieve objectives and meet agreed deadlines.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, prepare and deliver lectures, tutorials and seminars and actively contribute to high-quality curriculum development, evaluation and review.
  • Provide consultation to students on their academic progress.
  • Set assessment and mark student work appropriately mapped to learning outcomes.
  • Subject coordination including the scheduling of lectures, preparation and marking of examinations.

Who We Are Looking For

You will bring your excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to give student feedback, and to communicate with a range of stakeholders in order to maintain strong working relationships. You will have a demonstrated experience in research and/or leadership relevant to the discipline. 

You will also have:

  • A specialist qualification in Periodontics registrable with the Dental Board of Australia
  • A profile in teaching and scholarly activity as evidenced by the ability to develop assessment materials mapped to learning outcomes, as well as the capacity to develop teaching materials, deliver lectures, and facilitate tutorials
  • Demonstrated clinical or other teaching experience at undergraduate/DDS level

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team –“Melbourne Dental School”

The Melbourne Dental School provides teaching and clinical training in Periodontics at undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels. The Melbourne Dental School is proud of its strong tradition in Oral Health education and research, with an established international reputation in several research areas and professional pathways. 

What We Offer You!

In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits  page!

About the University of Melbourne

We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website  and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn .

Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. For more information, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion  page.

We encourage and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au .

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We recognise that reconciliation is central to our purpose. For more information, please visit our Reconciliation  page.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

Please Note: This is a re-advertised role; previous applicants need not apply.  

Position Description: 0059095_Lecturer in Periodontics_PD.pdf

Applications close: 25 May 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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