Senior Dental House Surgeon

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: Permanent

Senior Dental House Surgeon-2101462



Who we are

The University of Otago is one of New Zealand’s most research-intensive Universities and the Faculty of Dentistry is New Zealand’s National Centre for Dentistry. Dunedin has a vibrant culture, particularly around the University.

The role

The Faculty of Dentistry invites applications for a fixed-term position as Senior Dental House Surgeon, commencing in January 2022.

As a Senior Dental House Tutor, you will be expected to be a leader in a team of five Dental House Surgeons, with orientation and mentoring new Dental House Surgeons as part of the role.

You will be a member of staff of the Faculty of Dentistry and work for the University of Otago. It is expected you will further develop and consolidate skills and knowledge in hospital and acute dental care. You will have an opportunity to learn and work with dental specialists in the Faculty of Dentistry, as well as medical consultants in the hospital.

Your skills and experience

•    Be registered with the Dental Council (New Zealand) and had clinical experience since graduation.
•    Previous experience as a Dental House Surgeon, and familiarity with DHB and hospital systems in New Zealand would be advantageous.

Further details

This is a full-time, fixed term position for one year commencing Friday, 7 January 2022. An earlier start date, by mutual agreement, could be negotiated.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Dr Don Schwass, Clinical Director, School of Dentistry, via the contact details below.


As part of your application, please provide the details of three references.

To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 2101462 will close on Tuesday, 10 August 2021.

Additional Information

Contact: Dr Don Schwass     Tel: 03 479 3722

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
 Fixed Term Full-time
Salary Level and Range
 Dental House Surgeon ($66,931 to $81,969)
 Clinical Services
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