Senior Lecturer - Adelaide Dental School

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Aug 2021

Job no:505562
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level C

(Level C) $123,075 to $141,537 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing, full-time position available immediately

This key teaching position within the Adelaide Dental School facilitates the academic and professional training of our undergraduate dental students with a focus on innovative teaching methodology in both clinical and theoretical settings. A primary focus of this role is to foster the development of our students on clinical placements in the final years of our teaching program. The Adelaide Dental School has student placements in a number of locations including the Adelaide Dental Hospital in the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building (North Terrace), SA Dental clinics in Marion, Gilles Plains and Noarlunga and the Dental Simulation Clinic on the main North Terrace campus. Regional rural centres include the Riverland, Whyalla and Port Lincoln. This role is located predominantly in the southern suburbs.

This position will involve occasional out of hours work related to the coordination of casual clinical tutors and other academic staff involved in the teaching program. Further activities will include a focus on student support and collaboration with other academic staff in organisational activities within the school. As part of this role, you will support students in the final years of the dental program through direct clinic supervision and the provision of student feedback and clinical assessments across all aspects of general dental practice.

This is an opportunity to provide leadership in the academic and professional development of the next generation of dentists while facilitating implementation and oversight of a comprehensive dental teaching program.

The successful applicant will be required to provide clinical supervision of students in the Adelaide Dental Hospital in the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building (North Terrace), SA Dental clinics and on occasions in regional rural areas.

To be successful you will need:

  • Unrestricted AHPRA registration.
  • A PhD qualification in a relevant area or equivalent accreditation and standing.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, demonstrations and workshops; as well as marking and assessment activities; and a commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Experience in course coordination and the management of teaching and learning resources and staffing.
  • Experience in the development of innovative teaching methods and curriculum.

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Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of six schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 1 August 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Alan Broughton
Undergraduate Learning and Teaching Lead
P: +61 (8) 8313 4121

For application related queries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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